Kecia Carroll

Panel continues conversation on racism, encourages speaking up

Second forum on diversity and inclusion to be held June 23

The next virtual forum on diversity and inclusion for the Vanderbilt University Medical Center community will be held from 9-10 a.m. Tuesday, June 23.

Group portrait of diverse elementary school kids in school corridor

Childhood health influences focus of new NIH initiative

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) recently announced it will provide $157 million in awards to launch a multi-center, seven-year initiative that will investigate how exposure to environmental factors in early development — from conception through early childhood — influences the health of children and adolescents.

Prenatal folic acid and asthma

The timing of folic acid-containing prescription filling during pregnancy was associated with childhood asthma, according to a new Vanderbilt study.