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VUSN students work Room In The Inn health event

Aug. 13, 2015—Vanderbilt University School of Nursing (VUSN) students helped more than 85 members of Nashville’s transient population during a recent Room In The Inn health event.

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Medical students help reunite family

May. 16, 2013—Medical students at the free, student-run Shade Tree Clinic may have saved a patient’s life, but not using traditional medicine. The man had become distraught and even suicidal when his wife and son became stranded in Mexico without a visa, and were told they might not be able to return for ten years. Through a...

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SOM instructors recognized for serving the underserved

May. 2, 2013—A combination of highly rated clinical skills, a thirst for mentorship and a deep sense of respect for their patients are among the reasons listed in two recent recognitions for a pair of Vanderbilt physicians. Jule West, M.D., assistant professor of Internal Medicine and her colleague, Morgan McDonald, M.D., assistant professor of Internal Medicine and...

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Free Health Care in East Nashville

Jul. 12, 2012—The Vanderbilt University School of Medicine’s student-run Shade Tree Clinic has served uninsured patients well over the last six years. Now, thanks to community partners including United Neighborhood Health Care, they have a beautiful new facility. New research underway at the clinic is important for the future of health care, especially in underserved populations, but...

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Nursing school project helps ready children for kindergarten

Jun. 28, 2012—Vanderbilt University School of Nursing students, working in partnership with the Martha O’Bryan Center, United Neighborhood Health Services (UNHS) and Kirkpatrick Elementary School, developed a pilot project to increase awareness and improve access for children in the Cayce Place community who need to register for kindergarten.

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Volunteers needed for 12th South neighborhood health fair

Jul. 28, 2011—Volunteers are needed for the Neighborhoods Inspire Health Fair scheduled from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Aug. 20.

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