Collaborative Vanderbilt Lung Institute launches

Study finds noise levels unsafe in local honky-tonks

Noise levels inside downtown Nashville’s “honky-tonk” venues may surpass safe listening levels, a new study by VUMC researchers reports.

Allergic diseases expert Locksley set for Discovery Lecture

Richard Locksley, MD, director of the Sandler Asthma Basic Research Center at the University of California, San Francisco, will deliver the next Flexner Discovery Lecture on Thursday, Feb. 20.

Steve Riven, left, and his wife, Jan, here with Thomas Wang, MD, have established a directorship in cardiology in memory of Riven’s father, Samuel Riven, MD, who served on the Vanderbilt faculty for more than 50 years.

Family’s long history with VUMC leads to cardiology directorship

Steve Riven is making a gift in memory of his father to create the Samuel S. Riven, MD, Directorship in Cardiology at VUMC.

Vanderbilt mourns loss of VMAA president and diversity pioneer, W. Bedford Waters, MD

W. Bedford Waters, MD, current president of the Vanderbilt Medical Alumni Association and the second African American to graduate from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (VUSM), died May 25. He was 71.