Rick Miller

Thanks to the care he received at Vanderbilt, Owen Canavan eventually was able to return to the gym after recovering from a devastating car accident. (photo by Erin O. Smith)

Canavan family gift to support VUMC Trauma Team

On April 7, 2017, a devastating car crash sent Owen Canavan to Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s Trauma Intensive Care Unit, and he credits the medical team for saving his life.

This high school math teacher almost died in a car wreck. He comes back three times a year to encourage other trauma patients.

Goodie bags and words of hope from somebody who’s been there.

Trauma Unit celebrates 20th anniversary; longtime employees share two decades of memories

“It is the people and not the bricks and mortar that make this unit the special place that it is.”

Trauma chief Rick Miller represents Team USA in world triathlon event in Netherlands

“My goal was to stay in good shape as I got older.”

Vanderbilt to study use of plasma on LifeFlight, extends trial to Rutherford County base

Cathy Maxwell

New faculty: Maxwell studies trauma recovery in older population

Working in trauma and critical care for most of her career, Cathy Maxwell noticed profound differences among older patients and their responses to injury. Her curiosity led her to become a nurse researcher in this area.