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Tennessee State University respiratory care students awarded scholarships from VUMC

Oct. 9, 2023—In addressing the need for more respiratory therapists, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, has awarded 10 scholarships to students enrolled in the program at Tennessee State University.  The selected senior students will receive a $7,000 scholarship and $1,500 stipend to support living expenses. “There is a national shortage of respiratory therapists and VUMC has unfilled positions. ...

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Nine Nashville State surgical technology students awarded scholarships from VUMC

Oct. 6, 2023—The partnership between Nashville State Community College and Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s programs in allied health continues to produce successful educational and career outcomes. In this instance, to address a surgical technologist staffing shortage, VUMC has provided nine Nashville State surgical technology students with a $4,000 scholarship and $1,500 to support living expenses. “With the...

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Ferguson named to lead Dietetic Internship Program

Apr. 19, 2023—Sarah Ferguson, MPH, RDN, LDN, has been named program director for Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s Dietetic Internship Program, housed in the Center for Programs in Allied Health.

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HOSA competition

Jul. 7, 2022—Nashville was the host city for the recent Health Occupations Students of America leadership conference and the Vanderbilt Eye Institute was invited to host a competition.

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Allied Health debuts new medical assistant program

May. 5, 2022—Vanderbilt University Medical Center Programs for Allied Health launched a new medical assistant program in partnership with Nashville State Community College.

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Allied health eyes new programs, expanded classes

Nov. 3, 2021—  by Kylie Avery As health care shortages are occurring nationally, the Center for Programs in Allied Health (CPiAH)  at VUMC  is on a mission to create greater opportunities for people to serve and grow in health care to meet the needs of the industry. Allied health encompasses health care specialists who represent nearly 60%...

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Dietitian Mills receives Outstanding Preceptor Award

May. 14, 2020—Beth Mills, MS, RD, LDN, CNSC, Dietitian IV, Nutrition Coordinator, was named 2020 Outstanding Preceptor of the Year by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation and the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics.

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