April 5, 2002

News Briefs

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Lori Ball consults with medical teams at VUMC, and now VCH, to determine the best course of action for patients with psychiatric disorders. (photo by Dana Johnson)

Ad campaign shown April 11

All faculty and staff are invited to attend a preview of Vanderbilt’s new advertising campaign. The preview will be held on April 11, 214 Light Hall, from 3 to 6 p.m.

Popcorn and drinks will be served, and door prizes will be presented.

Dayani spring health series set

The Kim Dayani Center is presenting its 2002 Spring Health Series. The series is free to all Vanderbilt faculty and staff.

The one-hour sessions include:

April 19 – Diabetes Prevention and Treatment, noon.

April 22 – Diabetes Prevention and Treatment, 5:30 p.m.

April 29 – Cardiovascular Disease Prevention, Signs, and Treatment, 5:30 p.m.

May 6 – Osteoporosis Prevention, 5:30 p.m.

May 10 – Humor and Healing, noon.

May 17 – Stroke Prevention, Signs, and Treatment, noon.

May 31 – Men’s Health, noon.

Call 322-4751 to register for individual classes.

Vanderbilt Vein Clinic now open

The Vanderbilt Vein Clinic, offering an all-inclusive approach to the treatment of venous disease, including both cosmetic and medical treatments, is now open. The clinic provides extensive evaluation of venous complaints, including clinical consultation and non-invasive vascular testing.

Call 343-2887 to schedule an appointment.

Radiation oncology clinic expands

An expanded Radiation Oncology Clinic, with a new reception area, will open for patients on Monday, April 8.

As of that date, patients receiving radiation therapy or being seen by radiation oncologists will enter the clinic from the lobby of the Frances Williams Preston Building at the corner of 23rd and Pierce avenues.

Patients should use the elevators to the right of the lobby as they enter through the revolving doors. Parking is availabe in the Capers Garage. For more information, call 322-2555.