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Guttentag named to direct Neonatology

Nov. 7, 2013—Susan H. Guttentag, M.D., is joining Vanderbilt University on Feb. 1, 2014, as the new director of the Division of Neonatology within the Department of Pediatrics at the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.

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Women’s health center at NorthCrest debuts

Nov. 7, 2013—The Vanderbilt Center for Women’s Health began serving patients at its new outpatient clinic at NorthCrest Medical Center in Springfield this week.

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Community Research Day brings area agencies together

Nov. 7, 2013—The first Community Research Day, sponsored by the Meharry-Vanderbilt Alliance and the Meharry-Vanderbilt Community-Engaged Research Core, was held Tuesday at the MetroCenter headquarters of United Way of Metropolitan Nashville.

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Initiative seeks better post-op care coordination

Nov. 7, 2013—The Transition Management Office at Vanderbilt University Medical Center holds to the principle that every patient should know what will happen next in his or her care, when it will happen, who will be involved and what the costs will be.

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Photo: Senior Leader Walk

Nov. 7, 2013—Nashville Mayor Karl Dean, right, and Jeff Balser, M.D., Ph.D., were among those who took part in last week’s Senior Leader Walk on the Vanderbilt campus.

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Framingham Heart director to speak at VU

Nov. 7, 2013—Daniel Levy, M.D., director of the famed Framingham Heart Study, will deliver the seventh annual Meredith S. and John A. Oates Lecture in Clinical Pharmacology on Thursday, Nov. 14.

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Grant bolsters HIV pharmacy support program

Nov. 7, 2013—The Vanderbilt Comprehensive Care Clinic has received a nearly $40,000 grant for 2013-2014 from the Baptist Healing Trust (BHT) for its Pharmacy Support Program, which provides free or low-cost medications to people with HIV/AIDS.

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Photo: Steeplechase support

Nov. 7, 2013—Steeplechase representatives recently presented the funds raised during this year's Iroquois Steeplechase to the Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt.

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Emergency notifications come in burst of colors

Nov. 7, 2013—Knowing how to react in an emergency situation can save lives, but sometimes it’s confusing what particular colors mean in emergency notifications that are communicated by email and overhead announcements across Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

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Miles and Music for Kids event rides to new record

Nov. 7, 2013—The 8th Annual Dierks Bentley’s “Miles and Music for Kids” event was held on Sunday, Nov. 3, and raised a record $307,000 to support the Dierks Bentley Miles and Music Foundation for Pediatric Palliative Care Fund at the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.

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VU study sheds new light on DNA replication

Nov. 7, 2013—David Cortez, Ph.D., and his Vanderbilt colleagues report new findings that shed light on fundamental processes involved in DNA replication and have implications for cancer therapies that target these processes.

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Tim McGraw video filmed at VUMC wins multiple CMA Awards

Nov. 6, 2013—The video for “Highway Don’t Care” by Tim McGraw, which was partially filmed at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and included the participation of several Vanderbilt staff, has received the CMA Awards for both Video of the Year and Musical Event of the Year. The announcement was made Wednesday morning on ABC’s “Good Morning, America,” which...

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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.

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VUMC campus

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine entrance

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine entrance

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