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Michael DeBaun receives Paragon Award from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation

Feb. 29, 2024—Vanderbilt's Michael DeBaun, MD, MS, MPH, has received the Paragon Award for “Innovative Improvements to Clinical Care or Healthcare Delivery” from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation (DDF).

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Ballerina dancing again after inspiring recovery from brain tumor

Feb. 27, 2024—Emily Kneussle, a 20-year-old aspiring professional ballerina, was “born a dancer.” When a tumor in her brain threatened her dreams, Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt helped her get back on stage.

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Riding in style

Feb. 14, 2024—The Pediatric Heart Institute at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt recently received a special delivery from the Tennessee Honda Dealers.

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Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt celebrates 20 years of service

Feb. 8, 2024—Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt is celebrating 20 years as Middle Tennessee’s first full-service children’s hospital and is commemorating its mission of caring for children and their families.

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Teamwork key to treating boy’s severe head injuries following golf cart accident

Feb. 7, 2024—Collaboration between teams at Vanderbilt was critical in saving a 2-year-old boy who suffered severe and complex injuries to his head after it was accidantly struck by a golf cart.

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Vanderbilt performs its first pediatric living donor liver transplant

Feb. 5, 2024—Young Cameron Campbell recently became the first pediatric patient to receive a living donor liver transplant at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.

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Fleet of Miracles highlights Music Therapy Program at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt

Feb. 1, 2024—Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt will be featured on two of Knight-Swift Transportation company's fleet of trucks for the next three years.

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Jaser, Patrick, Upperman elected to the American Pediatric Society

Jan. 31, 2024—Vanderbilt's Sarah Jaser, PhD, and Stephen Patrick, MD, MPH, MS, and Jeffrey Upperman, MD, have been elected to the American Pediatric Society.

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Girl’s surgery was 100th pediatric liver transplant at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt

Jan. 31, 2024—17-year-old Lucy Scherba's liver transplant represented a new milestone for Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.

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Retirement won’t slow down pioneering neonatal nurse Odessa Settles

Jan. 19, 2024—Odessa Settles may have retired after spending more than 50 years as a neonatal nurse at Vanderbilt, but her career is far from over.

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Marlee Crankshaw retires after 40 years of service to Vanderbilt

Jan. 19, 2024—Now retired, Marlee Crankshaw first entered the doors of Vanderbilt University Medical Center 40 years ago.

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Health equity champion Arie Nettles retires

Jan. 19, 2024—Arie Nettles, PhD, professor of Clinical Pediatrics, Retired, at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, has retired.

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