Reporter Jan 16 2015

petri dishes on lab bench

VUSM among top 10 in NIH grant support

According to annual figures available through the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (VUSM) continues to be ranked among the top 10 in the nation among U.S. medical schools in total grant support provided through the nation’s medical research agency.

VUMC investigators honored by ASPET

Vanderbilt’s Heidi Hamm, Ph.D., and L. Jackson Roberts II, M.D., have been lauded by the American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics (ASPET).

Awards recognize crucial efforts of research staff

John Allison, Ph.D., Linda Horton and Elizabeth Roof are the recipients of the 2014 Research Staff Awards at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

Jones to lead VUSN clinical, community partnership efforts

Pam Jones, DNP, MSN, R.N., has transitioned from chief nursing officer for Vanderbilt University Hospital to her new role as senior associate dean for Clinical and Community Partnerships at Vanderbilt University School of Nursing (VUSN).

Photo: Magnet journey

On Jan. 9, the Magnet Education Committee officially launched its efforts to help the Medical Center once again obtain Magnet recognition, the highest honor for nursing.

Yale’s Forman to deliver Martin Luther King Jr. Lecture

James Forman Jr., a clinical professor of Law and supervising attorney at Yale Law School, is scheduled to deliver the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Lecture at Vanderbilt University Medical Center on Monday, Jan. 19.

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