Reporter Sept 20 2019

Security software required for employees’ smartphones, tablets

To help prevent unauthorized data access, Vanderbilt University Medical Center is requiring employees who use their personal smartphones and digital tablets to conduct VUMC business to enroll in mobile device management by Feb. 1, 2020.

Jackson named to new VICC advanced practice role

Heather Jackson, MSN, RN, APRN, has been promoted to administrative director of Advanced Practice for Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center.

Katie Cox Johnson, MD, at the opening of the Shade Tree Clinic.

Katie Cox Johnson, co-founder of Shade Tree Clinic, mourned

Katie Cox Johnson, co-founder of Vanderbilt University School of Medicine’s Shade Tree Clinic, died Sept. 11. She was 38.

Upperman to succeed Brock as Surgeon-in-Chief of Children’s Hospital

After successfully serving as Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt’s first Surgeon-in-Chief for 17 years, John W. Brock III, MD, will transition to focus on his role as Senior Vice President of Pediatric Surgical Services and will become Surgeon-in-Chief Emeritus. Brock will be succeeded as Surgeon-in-Chief by Jeffrey Upperman, MD.

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