Reporter May 24 2019

Vanderbilt surgeons lead nation in study to restore sensation in breast tissue

Study examines if cadaver nerve grafts can restore breast tissue sensation after mastectomy and reconstruction.

Wyatt named president-elect of Association of Perioperative Registered Nurses

AORN taps VUMC’s David Wyatt, PhD, RN, as president-elect.

Prader-Willi Clinic establishes new guidelines for treatment

A comprehensive, multidisciplinary Prader-Willi Clinic at Vanderbilt is setting standards for the care of patients with the complex genetic disorder.

Sara Van Driest, MD, PhD, with Dan Roden, MD, who nominated her for the award from the American Society of Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics.

Van Driest lands young investigator award from the American Society for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics

Sara Van Driest, MD, PhD, assistant professor of Pediatrics and Medicine, recently received the 2019 Leon I. Goldberg Early Investigator Award from the American Society of Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics.

Phillippi to direct Vanderbilt’s Nurse-Midwifery program

Julia Phillippi, PhD, CNM, has been named academic director of the Nurse-Midwifery program at Vanderbilt University School of Nursing. She will also co-direct the Nurse-Midwifery/Family Nurse Practitioner dual-focus specialty with Courtney Pitts, DNP, FNP.

Academic Pediatric Association honors Barkin

Shari Barkin, MD, MSHS, division chief of General Pediatrics at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, was honored recently with the 2019 Academic Pediatric Association (APA) Research Award.