Reporter April 2 2021

Stone lands faculty development award

The American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Foundation has awarded a three-year, $240,000 Faculty Development Award to Cosby Stone Jr., MD, MPH, instructor in Medicine at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

Physician-scientists Aliyu, Tindle elected to ASCI

Vanderbilt’s Muktar Aliyu, MBBS, MPH, DrPH, and Hilary Tindle, MD, MPH, will be inducted this year into the American Society for Clinical Investigation (ASCI), an elite honor society of physician-scientists from the upper ranks of academic medicine and industry.

The teen cancer lounge’s main area offers video games, a big screen television, a selection of movies and streaming capabilities for favorite televisions shows, a Wi-Fi connection, and space to interact with peers.

Teen cancer lounge at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt unveiled

Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt and Teen Cancer America announced March 31 the completion of a new state-of-the-art lounge to serve the unique needs of adolescent and young adult (AYA) cancer patients.

Vanderbilt Health Hendersonville is located on Anderson Lane North in the Indian Lake Community.

New Vanderbilt Health Hendersonville expands services in Sumner County

Vanderbilt University Medical Center has opened Vanderbilt Health Hendersonville, a new 31,000-square-foot facility that offers adult outpatient specialty care, along with pediatric specialty care and imaging services to the citizens of Sumner and surrounding counties.

Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt selected as trial site for pediatric COVID-19 vaccine

Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt is set to begin a phase 2/3 clinical trial to study the safety and efficacy of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine in children.

• Consuelo Wilkins, MD, MSCI, listens during a U.S. Senate HELP Committee hearing at the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill in Washington D.C.

Wilkins outlines COVID-19 health equity lessons to U.S. Senate

Using insights from the COVID-19 response, Consuelo Wilkins, MD, MSCI, outlined to the U.S. Senate a three-pronged plan to increase health equity by prioritizing trust in communities.

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