Division of Orthopaedic Trauma

Alex Jahangir, MD, right, receives the award from Felix “Buddy” Savoie III, MD, at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

Orthopaedic surgery academy honors Jahangir

Vanderbilt’s Alex Jahangir, MD, recently received the William W. Tipton Jr., MD Leadership Award at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting.

A study found that aspirin counteracts clotting as effectively as other treatments and is also cheaper.

Aspirin’s effectiveness at preventing blood clots studied

A Vanderbilt study found that aspirin is as effective as low molecular weight heparin at preventing hospital-acquired deep venous thromboembolism, or blood clots in the veins, for orthopaedic trauma patients.

Jeff Balser, MD, PhD, addresses members of the Quinq Society being honored at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine’s Reunion Weekend.

Jahangir shares COVID lessons at Reunion Weekend