Obstetrics and Gynecology

Winners of 2022 pumpkin-carving contests announced

The best of this year’s gourd-as-artistic-medium entries from Vanderbilt departments and from Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital

New Clinician Spotlight: Catherine Watson

Catherine Watson, MD, has joined Vanderbilt University Medical Center as an assistant professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, specializing in gynecologic oncology.

“Dr. Boehm, I believe you are my biological father.” A new son, a new daughter, and the letter that brought more love into a family.

Frank Boehm was settling into retirement when things changed: “I once had three children and nine grandchildren. Now, I have five children and 11 grandchildren.”

As severe blood shortages continue, mothers and babies are counting on donors

On a whim, Kaylon Bruner-Tran checked her family’s DNA. It led to family she didn’t know she had and a mother-son reunion after 50 years.

“Cultures can be very different, nothing is more powerful than family.”

Study finds increased risk of serious opioid events in mothers, regardless of dose

A new study from Vanderbilt University Medical Center researchers finds that new mothers who receive opioids after uncomplicated vaginal births face an increased risk of serious opioid-related events regardless of the opioid dosage, a finding that could significantly impact care delivery.

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