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Effort seeks to enhance cancer screening for Hispanic/Latina women

Sep. 25, 2019—Providing access to a culturally appropriate community health worker during breast cancer screenings may impact elements of patient care and satisfaction among Hispanic/Latina women, Vanderbilt University Medical Center researchers report in American Journal of Roentgenology.

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Grants for community health projects awarded

Oct. 11, 2018—Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s Community Health Improvement Team announced five recipients of a new pilot grant program to support innovative health improvement projects in Davidson, Rutherford and Williamson Counties.

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Grant set to boost patient-centered outcomes research

Aug. 2, 2018—Vanderbilt University Medical Center has been awarded a five-year federal grant to train investigators in Learning Healthcare Systems research, aimed at improving patient outcomes and the community’s overall health.

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