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National Child Passenger Safety Week Sept. 18-24

Sep. 14, 2011—Did you know that nearly 85 percent of child restraints are used incorrectly? Sept. 18-24 is National Child Passenger Safety Week, and the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt will mark the occasion by hosting free community car seat checks. Stop by one of the following location and make sure your child is riding...

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Bariatric and metabolic surgery lecture Sept. 20

Sep. 13, 2011—Vanderbilt University Medical Center, the Department of Nursing Education and Professional Development and the Center for Quality Aging present a Geriatrics and Gerontology Interest Group lunchtime lecture on bariatric and metabolic surgery for the elderly. The talk will be presented by Brandon Williams, assistant professor of surgery, on Tuesday, Sept. 20, from noon to 1 p.m in...

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Celebrate with 60-year employee Margurite Douglas at service awards ceremony Sept. 13

Sep. 12, 2011—Margurite Douglas, who is marking 60 years of employment at Vanderbilt in 2011, will be honored at the annual Service Awards Celebration scheduled from 3 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 13, in Langford Auditorium.

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Vanderbilt Heart to be featured in TV special

Sep. 8, 2011—Vanderbilt Heart will be featured in a 30-minute documentary, Healing Broken Hearts: Advances in Heart Care, to air Monday, Sept. 12, at 7:30 p.m. on WTVF, Channel 5.

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Love Your Heart Expo Sept. 14

Sep. 8, 2011—The Love Your Heart Expo will be sponsored by Health Plus and Vanderbilt Heart on Wednesday, Sept. 14, from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Light Hall North Lobby.

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Ticket presale for Dierks Bentley event Sept. 8

Sep. 7, 2011—Award-winning singer and songwriter Dierks Bentley will host “Miles & Music for Kids,” a celebrity motorcycle ride and concert benefiting the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, on Oct. 16.

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VU Employee Health Fair is Sept. 8

Sep. 1, 2011—All benefits-eligible Vanderbilt University and Vanderbilt University Medical Center employees are invited to attend the Employee Health Fair on Thursday, Sept. 8, from 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Student Life Center.

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Run for the Cure Sept. 17

Aug. 31, 2011—Proceeds go to the Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt.

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Hill to assume new diversity role

Aug. 30, 2011—George C. Hill, the Levi Watkins Jr. Professor and professor of pathology, microbiology and immunology, will step down as associate dean for diversity in medical education, effective Sept. 1.

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Support Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt at local businesses

Aug. 29, 2011—Support the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt in the coming weeks by purchasing Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals icons at the following local businesses.

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Search is on to corral outdated VUMC logos

Aug. 26, 2011—A year after unveiling new visual identity standards for Vanderbilt University Medical Center, good progress has been made in replacing old logos.

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Chancellor: University getting greener, needs to be less dependent on federal dollars

Aug. 25, 2011—Vanderbilt must continue to develop new revenue streams to ensure its financial health in the face of federal budget deficits that are likely to impact government grants and awards, said Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos at Fall Faculty Assembly.

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