Aug. 8, 2011—It’s back-to-school time, and safety experts at the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt are offering safety tips for children and their parents to help prevent pedestrian injuries, which often increase as the school year begins.
Aug. 4, 2011—Stop by any participating Middle Tennessee Dairy Queen on Aug. 11 to support Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, by purchasing a Blizzard. Proceeds will benefit the hospital. Contact: Allison Sambola, (615) 343-0722
Jul. 28, 2011—Volunteers are needed for the Neighborhoods Inspire Health Fair scheduled from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Aug. 20.
Jul. 27, 2011—Vanderbilt University Medical Center, in conjunction with the Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center, has been re-accredited as a CEO Cancer Gold Standard employer for 2011. The award is based on Vanderbilt’s efforts to help employees lead healthier lives, including activities that may help prevent cancer.
Jul. 25, 2011—Doctors at the Vanderbilt Heart & Vascular Institute have successfully performed the state’s first trans-catheter heart valve-replacement procedure.George Ellenberg, 85, of Crossville, Tenn., was VUMC’s first recipient of the novel valve replacement technique. Acceptance into the trial saved his life.
Jul. 21, 2011—Help support Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt by signing up for the 2nd Annual Credit Unions for Kids Golf Classic Friday, Aug. 26, at Windtree Golf Course in Mt. Juliet. Registration starts at 7 a.m. Come early to purchase your mulligans and red tickets for games through the course. For more information on...
Jul. 20, 2011—A Vanderbilt study of U.S. soldiers returning from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan shows a serious lung condition linked to prolonged exposures to sulfur fires and burn pits.
Jul. 19, 2011—Once again, Vanderbilt University Medical Center has achieved distinction as one of the nation’s leading health care providers from U.S. News and World Report in the publication’s annual rankings for “America’s Best Hospitals.”
Jul. 18, 2011—On the first Friday of every month, the Neurology Clinic on the third floor of The Vanderbilt Clinic is completely transformed. There’s a lively atmosphere, with food and music, and, most importantly, a sympathetic care team composed of every imaginable discipline. This transformation is made for the benefit of patients with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS),...
Jul. 18, 2011—Vanderbilt University Medical Center has been awarded a five-year $20 million federal grant to coordinate a national consortium that aims to advance biomedical research nationwide.