Pediatrics

Study finds significant increased risk of future health issues for youth who suffer nonfatal firearm injuries

A Vanderbilt study found that youth who suffer nonfatal firearm injuries have a significantly increased risk of hospitalizations, emergency department visits, outpatient visits and costs in the 12 months following injury compared to youth without a firearm injury.

Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, General Motors to address child safety seat education

The Stay Seat Smart Program at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt recently received funding from General Motors to address child safety seat misuse through education, community outreach and media awareness.

Pasteurization reduces bioactive component of breast milk

Pasteurization of breast milk affects the concentration of osteopontin, a bioactive protein with roles in intestinal, immunological and brain development — suggesting that osteopontin supplementation should be considered when donor milk is provided to preterm infants.

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Sacred Celebrations at Monroe Carell until Jan. 7, 2024

Steven Webber, MBChB, MRCP

Pediatrics chair Webber named Dean and Executive Vice Chancellor for University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

Steven Webber, MBChB, MRCP, James C. Overall Professor and Chair of the Department of Pediatrics, has been named as Dean of the College of Medicine and Executive Vice Chancellor for the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.

Santa Claus Is coming to Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt Dec. 1; employees and families invited

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