Office of Space and Facilities Planning

Ken Browning is retiring after more than three decades overseeing buildings at VUMC.

Browning leaves behind legacy of buildings and better lives for the people who use them

It’s a crisp February morning and Ken Browning, just a few days short of his retirement, let his gaze travel down the Medical Center plaza. From where he stood, just outside Medical Center North, a three-block long canyon of buildings stretches south and forms the heart of Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

New inpatient unit at Medical Center East debuts June 19

The conversion of the eighth floor of Medical Center East (MCE)-North Tower on the Vanderbilt University Medical Center campus from outpatient space to inpatient beds is now complete and the new unit is scheduled to open on Tuesday, June 19.

Otten named senior director of Space and Facilities Planning

Bobby Otten has been named senior director of Space and Facilities Planning. In this new role, Otten will oversee ongoing construction projects at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, planning of new construction and renovation of existing Medical Center space.

Medical Center Drive reduced to one lane Sept. 16

Medical Center Drive will be reduced to one southbound lane Sept. 16 from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Construction blasting planned for next three weeks

The contractor for the new Village 21 project at the corner of Wedgewood Avenue and 21st Avenue S. will be blasting Monday through Friday this week and for the following two weeks.