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Researcher explores coronavirus risks for pregnant women

Mar. 30, 2020—The novel coronavirus, known as COVID-19, is raising concern about the impact of the illness on pregnant women.

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Brad Paisley, Amy Grant, Dustin Lynch, Jewel and many more come together to give thanks to Vanderbilt University Medical Center staff with launch of “Gratitunes” on National Doctors’ Day

Mar. 30, 2020—Today, on National Doctors’ Day, Music Row and Nashville’s creative community are coming together to support the Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) staff through the launch of ‘Gratitunes’.

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StrategyShare2020 postponed; tune in to Virtual Discover, Learn & Share lectures

Mar. 30, 2020—In light of the need to prioritize our unified response to COVID-19, StrategyShare2020, originally scheduled for June 24, is being postponed until further notice.

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Virtual Shade Tree Trot set for April 18

Mar. 30, 2020—The annual Shade Tree Trot, a vital and longstanding fundraising event for the Shade Tree Clinic, has been canceled due to COVID-19. In place of the 5K race, there will be a Virtual Shade Tree Trot, open to the public.

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Message from Dr. Jeff Balser, President and CEO, about additional guidance issued to minimize the risk of COVID-19 exposure

Mar. 27, 2020—  Hi, everyone. As many of you are seeing in the news, this pandemic is hitting some areas of our country, like New York City, very hard. We hope that Nashville’s “Safer at Home” order will reduce the impact we see at VUMC. Nonetheless, the number of patients admitted to our adult hospital has doubled...

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Prevalence of autism rising in the U.S., new report finds

Mar. 26, 2020—The prevalence of autism spectrum disorder among U.S. 8-year-olds rose 10% between 2014 and 2016, new data published today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) indicate.

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Questions and answers on epidemiology of COVID-19

Mar. 26, 2020—Though he specializes in chronic disease, epidemiologist Qi Dai, MD, PhD, professor of Medicine, has been closely following the international scientific literature on SARS-CoV-2 and the disease it causes, COVID-19 (coronavirus disease 2019).

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Many groups turning to REDCap for COVID-19 tracking

Mar. 26, 2020—REDCap, a software application created and developed at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, has found widespread use in the public health response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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School of Medicine students take part in virtual Match Day

Mar. 25, 2020—Match Day — and Vanderbilt’s longstanding tradition of gathering fourth-year medical students, their families, friends and faculty together to celebrate — was revamped to accommodate the social distancing measures that have been put in place to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.

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Audiology, Speech-Language Pathology programs lauded

Mar. 25, 2020—Vanderbilt's Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology graduate programs are the best in the country for those specialties, according to rankings published by U.S. News & World Report.

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New unit provides care for trauma stepdown patients

Mar. 25, 2020—The 10 South floor of Vanderbilt University Adult Hospital (VUAH) has reopened as the Trauma Stepdown Unit.

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Jeff Balser, VUMC CEO and President: We are all essential

Mar. 24, 2020—As you have heard by now, Metro government announced a “Safer at Home” order for Nashville directing businesses to close — except for those working in essential services. To avoid any doubt, VUMC — including all of us working here —are essential during this crisis.

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Recent Stories from VUMC News and Communications Publications

Betsy Williams has firsthand advice for parents on the fence about whether their adolescent children should be vaccinated for the common human papilloma virus (HPV), which can lead to six types of cancer.  Don’t hesitate. Do it.

Momentum

Betsy Williams has firsthand advice for parents on the fence about whether their adolescent children should be vaccinated for the common human papilloma virus (HPV), which can lead to six types of cancer. Don’t hesitate. Do it.

Keeping pace: Nashville, once a mid-size city with a Southern small-town feel, is experiencing explosive growth.

Vanderbilt Medicine

Keeping pace: Nashville, once a mid-size city with a Southern small-town feel, is experiencing explosive growth.

VUMC campus

VUMC campus

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine entrance

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine entrance

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