Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital

Takkouche named associate chief medical officer for Wilson and Sumner County regions

Sahar Takkouche, MD, director of the Vanderbilt Weight Loss Center in Wilson County, has been named to the role of associate chief medical officer for Wilson and Sumner County regions.

“She made me feel like my mother’s intuition was absolutely correct,” and other DAISY Award-winning examples of extraordinary nurses (Part 1 of 2)

DAISY Awards are given to great nurses all over the United States and in many other countries. Here are VUMC’s latest winners.

First as a server, and now as a food and nutrition patient ambassador, Carla Moore cares for the same people twice

“Carla provided great care to my grandmother in her time of need. She made my grandmother feel comfortable and important. She was very nice and outgoing. We were always greeted with a smile from Carla, and she really did make a difference.”

Pam Helmlinger, with her husband, Kelly, and 4-year-old son, Ryland, who received part of Kyle Fisher’s liver, speaks at VUMC’s Donate Life Month Flag-Raising Ceremony.

Flag-raising event honors selflessness of organ donation

Organ donors and their families were saluted recently at Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s annual Donate Life Flag-Raising Ceremony.

Huggins named Chief of Staff for Vanderbilt Regional Hospital Division

Adam Huggins, MD, MMHC, has been named to the newly created role of Chief of Staff (COS) for Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s Regional Hospital Division. His appointment is effective March 1.

LifeFlight personnel train on advanced cardiac devices

Vanderbilt LifeFlight personnel recently received training on using advanced cardiac devices in transport settings, devices that were historically found only at hospitals like VUMC.

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