March 22, 2002

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Dr. Frank Boehm, professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and director of Maternal Fetal Medicine, was this year's speaker for the eighth annual Phillip W. Felts Lecture Series in the Humanities held last week at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Boehm spoke on "Crying in Medicine." The lecture focused on building trust and personal relationships between doctors and patients. (photo by Dana Johnson

Donnelly wins New Investigator Award

Dr. Ed Donnelly, assistant professor of Radiology and Radiological Sciences, won the New Investigator Award from the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine at a recent ceremony at Opryland Hotel.

Donnelly’s paper was titled “Quantification of Changes in Power Doppler Evaluation of Tumor Vasculature Following Treatment with Thrombogenic Microspheres in a Mouse Model.”

Web site receives four-star rating

The Vanderbilt Pediatric Interactive Digital Web site has been awarded a four-star rating by the Tufts University Child & Family WebGuide. The award recognizes Vanderbilt’s site for providing a valuable resource for parents and child development experts, including topics on breastfeeding, formula feeding and nutrition.

Only a small percentage of sites pass the screening process, and, of these, less than 20 percent receive a four-star award.