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Children far more likely to die after surgery in poor countries

Dec. 19, 2019—Children in low-resourced countries are 100-200 times more likely to die after surgery than children in wealthy countries, according to a first-of-its-kind study published in Anesthesiology.

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Radiothon results

Dec. 19, 2019—The 15th annual River of Hope Radiothon event raised $136,552 for Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.

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Nominate a faculty or staff member for the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Award

Dec. 18, 2019—The annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Award will be presented Monday, Jan. 20, 2020, to a faculty or staff member in the School of Medicine, School of Nursing, or Medical Center who emulates the principles of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. through his or her work.

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Vanderbilt reports record $11.9 billion economic impact in Tennessee

Dec. 12, 2019—Through a record $11.9 billion in annual economic impact, Vanderbilt University’s deep and broad connections to Tennessee and its people continue to be key and growing drivers of the state’s economy and to the vitality and well-being of its citizens and communities.

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Radiology’s Gochberg, Pham receive distinguished investigator awards

Dec. 6, 2019—Daniel Gochberg, PhD, and Wellington Pham, PhD, both faculty members in Vanderbilt’s Department of Radiology and Radiological Sciences, received 2019 Distinguished Investigator Awards from the Academy for Radiology and Biomedical Imaging Research.

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Rounds: Lessons on reducing waste from a DIY handyman

Dec. 5, 2019—My father-in-law, Ron, was an accomplished businessman who prided himself as a quintessential do-it-yourself guy when it came to home repairs. I, being a good son-in-law, listened attentively trying to absorb his sage advice given I’m somewhat more challenged by these tasks.

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Rate adjustment set for Medical Center employee parking

Dec. 5, 2019—Members of the Vanderbilt University Medical Center community will see an increase in monthly fees for on-campus parking, effective Feb. 1, 2020.

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Winning pitch

Dec. 5, 2019—John Wilson, PhD, assistant professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at Vanderbilt University, received a $50,000 research grant at the 2019 Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center Ambassador Breakfast.

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Internationally renowned scholar Daniel Diermeier named Vanderbilt University chancellor

Dec. 4, 2019—Daniel Diermeier, an internationally renowned political scientist and management scholar, has been elected Vanderbilt University’s ninth chancellor.

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Zantac recalled for carcinogen levels above FDA standards

Nov. 27, 2019—The popular heartburn drug ranitidine, commonly known as Zantac, was voluntarily recalled due to the contamination of a human carcinogen that could potentially cause cancer. The recall includes oral tablets, capsules, and syrup.

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Noted anesthesiologist Berman mourned

Nov. 26, 2019—Lawrence Berman, MD, PhD, MS, professor of Anesthesiology, emeritus, died Nov. 18 at 90.

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VUMC lands health care digital communications awards

Nov. 26, 2019—The eHealthcare Leadership Awards recognized the work of Vanderbilt University Medical Center among the nation’s best in health care digital communications.

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