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Arnold Myint, ‘Future Man’ to join TED-style panel Sept. 23

Sep. 10, 2013—“Your City: Nashville’s Stories” will include brief addresses by Reid Thompson, Arnold Myint, Tasha A. French Lemley and Roy Wooten, better known by the stage name 'Future Man'.

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Register now for nursing leadership symposium

Sep. 5, 2013—The Nursing Leadership in Global Health Symposium takes place Feb. 27-28, 2014.

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Nominations sought for Levi Watkins Jr. awards for students, faculty

Sep. 4, 2013—Nominations for the Levi Watkins Jr. Student Award and the Levi Watkins Jr. Faculty Award are now being accepted through Sept. 24. The Levi Watkins Jr. Student Award is presented annually to at least one graduate student and one medical student associated with Vanderbilt University School of Medicine who have made outstanding contributions to the...

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VU lands healthy employer award

Sep. 3, 2013—Vanderbilt has again been named the winner of The Nashville Business Journal’s Healthiest Employers Award for the 500+ Employees Group.

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Children’s Hospital launches new health and wellness website

Aug. 20, 2013—Parents may be overwhelmed when searching online for children’s health information. Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt has launched a health and wellness online portal to provide access to trusted doctor-reviewed information. The Health and Wellness Portal features content from Krames Staywell, a national leader in patient health information. Diseases and conditions articles are...

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Come to grand opening of Champ’s Corner Store Aug. 29

Aug. 16, 2013—Champ's Corner Store at the Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt will host a grand opening celebration Aug. 29, 10 a.m.–4 p.m., on the 2nd floor of Children's Hospital, inside the Junior League Family Resource Center.

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Flulapalooza 3 is Sept. 25

Aug. 14, 2013—Flulapalooza 3 will be held Wednesday, Sept. 25, from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. in a tent between Light Hall and the Veteran’s Administration Hospital.

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Vanderbilt Kennedy Reading Clinic is accepting applications

Aug. 2, 2013—The Vanderbilt Kennedy Reading Clinic, which offers one-on-one instruction for struggling readers, is accepting applications for enrollment.

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Medical Center limited submission opportunity: Burroughs Wellcome Fund

Jul. 24, 2013—Vanderbilt may nominate five candidates for the 2014 Career Awards for Medical Scientists, which supports physician-scientists bridging advanced postdoctoral/fellowship training and the early years of faculty service. Grants are $700,000 for a five-year period. Proposals must be in the area of basic biomedical, disease-oriented or translational research. The Burroughs Wellcome Fund encourages nominations from candidates...

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Vanderbilt Nutrition and Diet Assessment Core established

Jul. 19, 2013—The Vanderbilt Nutrition and Diet Assessment Core has been established to facilitate all types of human research.

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Free event at Arrington Vineyards will benefit Children’s Hospital

Jul. 16, 2013—The family-friendly Arrington Vineyards Harvest Party Aug. 17 will feature hot air balloons, wine tastings, live jazz music and a concert by Kix Brooks.

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VUSN to offer Lean Methodology in Health Care course

Jul. 9, 2013—Vanderbilt School of Nursing’s Health Systems Management program is offering a Lean Methodology in Health Care course this fall. Lean is a quality improvement methodology first developed by Toyota and applied to numerous industries, including health care.

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