Vanderbilt University School of Medicine student Daniel Ragheb, second from left, with the classmates who helped save him — Joel Johnson, left, Brian Hou and Shreyas Krishnapura. (Not pictured: Yash Pershad).

Medical student’s life saved by quick action of classmates

Daniel Ragheb’s Vanderbilt University School of Medicine classmates came to his rescue after Ragheb experienced sudden cardiac arrest while the group was playing basketball.

Vanderbilt women’s basketball player Demi Washington learned she had myocarditis following a cardiac MRI after she contracted COVID-19.

Post-COVID MRI reveals basketball player’s heart condition

Two days after Vanderbilt Commodores women’s basketball guard Demi Washington completed her 10-day isolation for COVID-19, she underwent a cardiac magnetic resonance imaging test (MRI). It was an extra step that may have saved Washington’s life.

Randy Hatch has dedicated his life to teaching and coaching at-risk young people. After his lifesaving liver transplant, they lined the halls to welcome him back.

His beloved Carroll Academy Jaguars and Lady Jaguars honor him with a message on their shirts: “Donate Life.”

Keon Johnson is one of the top basketball prospects in the country. Four years ago he almost lost a hand in a fireworks accident.

Vanderbilt University Medical Center doctors — and Keon’s mother — urge caution this July 4th

Lauren Fields is legally blind. This fall she starts college on a basketball scholarship.

In the fourth grade Lauren Fields was introduced to basketball. She did not like it one bit, she admits. But all of that changed over time.