Reporter March 27 2020

Researcher explores coronavirus risks for pregnant women

The novel coronavirus, known as COVID-19, is raising concern about the impact of the illness on pregnant women.

Message from Dr. Jeff Balser, President and CEO, about additional guidance issued to minimize the risk of COVID-19 exposure

Prevalence of autism rising in the U.S., new report finds

The prevalence of autism spectrum disorder among U.S. 8-year-olds rose 10% between 2014 and 2016, new data published today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) indicate.

Questions and answers on epidemiology of COVID-19

Though he specializes in chronic disease, epidemiologist Qi Dai, MD, PhD, professor of Medicine, has been closely following the international scientific literature on SARS-CoV-2 and the disease it causes, COVID-19 (coronavirus disease 2019).

Many groups turning to REDCap for COVID-19 tracking

REDCap, a software application created and developed at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, has found widespread use in the public health response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Donald Brady, MD, and Amy Fleming, MD, hosted last Friday’s virtual Match Day, where fourth-year Vanderbilt University School of Medicine students learned where they will do their residencies.

School of Medicine students take part in virtual Match Day

Match Day — and Vanderbilt’s longstanding tradition of gathering fourth-year medical students, their families, friends and faculty together to celebrate — was revamped to accommodate the social distancing measures that have been put in place to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.

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