Department of Health Policy Archives
Dec. 29, 2023—VUMC's new Program for Health Equity Research aims to become the nation’s leader in health equity research that’s inclusive, supportive and diverse by creating a rigorous environment for application-driven research with rapid response to policies and practices.
Nov. 13, 2023—Jennifer Cunningham Erves, PhD, MPH, MAEd, MS, CHES, has joined Vanderbilt University Medical Center as associate professor of Health Policy, director of Community Engaged Research, Office of Health Equity, and scholar, Vanderbilt Center for Health Services Research.
Oct. 12, 2023—David Stevenson has been named chair of the Department of Health Policy at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
Oct. 12, 2023—Vanderbilt research found that there is variability in practice for infants affected by maternal substance use driven by vague policy, challenges of cross-system collaboration and a lack of general knowledge about substance use disorder.
Aug. 28, 2023—Vanderbilt research finds that only 1% of 22,116 commercially insured women ages 15-49 with medically managed miscarriages received the recommended combination of mifepristone.
Aug. 10, 2023—Seven new leaders have been appointed to guide Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center’s research programs.
Aug. 7, 2023—Vanderbilt research shows that most individuals diagnosed with opioid use disorder are not on recommended medications and even fewer remain in care.
Study explores how often children diagnosed with flu experience serious neuropsychiatric side effects
Jul. 24, 2023—A Vanderbilt study is among the first to quantify how often children diagnosed with flu experience serious neuropsychiatric side effects.
Jul. 13, 2023—The federal government has renewed its support of a learning healthcare system (LHS) T32 training program at Vanderbilt University Medical Center that prepares investigators to discover, evaluate and implement strategies for improving patient outcomes and, ultimately, the overall health of the community.
Jul. 13, 2023—In partnership with the Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia (UPCH) and the Instituto de Investigacion Nutricional (IIN), the Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health (VIGH) has received $1.2 million for a five-year training grant funded by the Fogarty International Center to establish the Peru-Vanderbilt Prevention through Vaccination Training program.
Jul. 10, 2023—David Stevenson Jr., PhD, MS, has been named interim chair of the Department of Health Policy at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
Apr. 12, 2023—A new Vanderbilt poll finds that most Tennessee parents who own firearms agree with ways to safely store their firearms that have been shown through peer-reviewed research to reduce the risk of unintended harm to children.