Reporter Feb 12 2016

Cardiologist Hood keeps patients’ best interests at heart

When Rob Hood, M.D., began practicing cardiology 30 years ago he could not have imagined that fitness would one day be measured on a device worn around his wrist.

Event highlights crucial role of nurse anesthetists at VUMC

About 150 people gathered recently to celebrate Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s (VUMC’s) history of anesthesia and nurse anesthetists at a special reception and program in Light Hall.

Shining bright

Patients from Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt joined Olympic gold medal figure skater Scott Hamilton recently for a free skate-a-thon at Bridgestone Winter Park outdoor ice rink.

REDCap application to be available on commercial market

A version of a Web application developed at Vanderbilt University that helps academic scientists around the globe collect and manage their research data will soon be available on the commercial market.

Warner named medical director of Cancer Registry

Jeremy Warner, M.D., M.S., assistant professor of Medicine and Biomedical Informatics, has been named medical director of the Vanderbilt Cancer Registry at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC).

Precision medicine

Vanderbilt’s Joshua Denny, M.D., M.S., associate professor of Biomedical Informatics and Medicine and a recognized leader in the national Precision Medicine Initiative, delivered last week’s Flexner Discovery Lecture.

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