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Webber delivers first State of Pediatrics address

Sep. 5, 2013—Academic medical centers are at a “fork in the road,” but Steven Webber, MBChB, MRCP,  is confident that Vanderbilt and the Department of Pediatrics are on the right path, he said at this week’s State of the Department of Pediatrics address. Webber, chair of the Department of Pediatrics and Pediatrician-in-chief of Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s...

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Travis family’s Vanderbilt legacy grows

Sep. 5, 2013—He was a successful, self-made businessman, and she was a pioneering nurse, but the many professional accomplishments of Nancy and Hilliard Travis were eclipsed only by their ongoing generosity to the community, especially their beloved Vanderbilt. The most recent example is a generous gift to the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing for student scholarships, and...

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VUCast: When is it more than just a tummy ache?

Aug. 27, 2013— Why you should worry about your child’s chronic tummy aches  See a robotic arm that could help save lives  And why kids love a new health care app All this and more in VUCast, Vanderbilt’s online newscast. Watch now.

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Palmucci honored by imaging management association

Aug. 22, 2013—Jeffrey Palmucci, B.S., CRA, RT(R), director of Pediatric Diagnostic Imaging at the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, has received the Gold Award from the Association for Medical Imaging Management (AHRA).

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Come to grand opening of Champ’s Corner Store Aug. 29

Aug. 16, 2013—Champ's Corner Store at the Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt will host a grand opening celebration Aug. 29, 10 a.m.–4 p.m., on the 2nd floor of Children's Hospital, inside the Junior League Family Resource Center.

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Daily briefing keeps Children’s Hospital operating smoothly

Aug. 15, 2013—Every day at precisely 1:35 p.m., the conference room in Suite 2410 at the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt becomes the central hub of activity.

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Predators help fight childhood cancer

Aug. 1, 2013—The Nashville Predators Foundation recently presented a $131,000 donation to the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt as part of the organization’s continued commitment to support cancer research.

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App helps children manage their health care routines

Jul. 25, 2013—Adults have calendar applications on all their digital devices to remind them of appointments and what’s next on their agenda.

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Vanderbilt Children’s After-Hours Clinic in Mt. Juliet hits milestone

Jul. 25, 2013—The Vanderbilt Children’s After-Hours Clinic in Mt. Juliet, Tenn., has treated its 1,000th patient since the doors opened March 25.

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Photo: A visit from The Band Perry

Jul. 25, 2013—Members of The Band Perry, from left, Neil Perry, Kimberly Perry and Reid Perry, pose with 17-year-old Brendon Hall during a recent visit to the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.

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Baby’s life-changing surgery, before birth

Jul. 18, 2013—Vanderbilt’s Junior League Fetal Center is offering ground-breaking treatments and surgeries in the hopes of providing unborn babies the best start to life. Vanderbilt’s Barb Cramer has the amazing story– and surgical video– of fetal surgery to repair an unborn baby’s spinal cord defect. For more about Vanderbilt’s Fetal Center, go to: http://childrenshospital.vanderbilt.org

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Music City Tennis Invitational holds serve for Children’s Hospital

Jul. 18, 2013—The Music City Tennis Invitational celebrated its 40th anniversary recently with another banner year, raising $73,000 for the Center for Child Development at the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.

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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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