Shari Barkin

Heerman named chief of General Pediatrics

Bill Heerman, MD, MPH, associate professor of Pediatrics, has been named chief of the Division of General Pediatrics, effective May 1.

Scale measures confidence with telehealth technology

Vanderbilt’s Digital Health Care Literacy Scale uses responses to three brief items to assess whether patients or caregivers are apt to have the confidence and basic know-how required to use digital health care services such as telehealth.

Barkin departing to become chair of pediatrics at Virginia Commonwealth University

Shari Barkin, MD, MSHS, the chief of the Division of General Pediatrics, is departing Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, has been named chair of the Department of Pediatrics and physician-in-chief at Children’s Hospital of Richmond at Virginia Commonwealth University

VUMC to support $170 million NIH nutrition research initiative

Barkin elected to the National Academy of Medicine

Vanderbilt’s Shari Barkin, MD, MSHS, has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine.

Research Staff Awards honor those who help drive engines of discovery

Laboratory and administrative personnel at Vanderbilt University Medical Center were honored last week for research excellence during the 17th annual Research Staff Awards, held virtually this year because of the pandemic.

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