VUMC mourns loss of Otolaryngology’s Huang

Vanderbilt’s Shan Huang, MD, PhD, research assistant professor of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery (HNS) and an expert in device implant technology died on Feb. 10. He was 78.

“Pin” Schnabel began her career as a surgeon, and went back to school to become a nurse practitioner. Her tiny patients benefit from her experience every day.

What would make a physician go back to school to become a nurse practitioner?

Meredith Watson is pursuing a career as a “professional nose.” Surgery at VUMC sharpened her sense of smell.

“I literally could feel air in parts of my nose where I’d never felt it before.”

Lisa Bond, master surgery scheduler, helps thousands of people achieve better hearing each year

Surgery scheduling is not as simple as looking at one calendar and picking a day. But Bond makes it her mission to ensure everyone is happy.

Lydia Gross is 100. She just piloted a plane for the first time — and she heard every sound because of her cochlear implants.

Performing an elective procedure on an older patient initially raised concerns for her doctor, David Haynes — but the results have been a resounding success

Labadie named chair of Otolaryngology at MUSC

Robert Labadie, MD, PhD, professor of Otolaryngology and Biomedical Engineering, has been named professor and chair of the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) College of Medicine in Charleston, South Carolina.

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