Department of Pediatrics Archives
Dec. 5, 2023—A seriously ill young patient's 200-mile journey to receive the care she needed was made possible by Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt's pediatric transport team and the ECMO-equipped Angel 7 ambulance.
Pediatrics chair Webber named Dean and Executive Vice Chancellor for University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Nov. 30, 2023—Steven Webber, MBChB, MRCP, James C. Overall Professor and Chair of the Department of Pediatrics, has been named as Dean of the College of Medicine and Executive Vice Chancellor for the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.
VUMC receives $10 million to study childhood obesity interventions in rural and minority communities in Tennessee and Louisiana
Nov. 28, 2023—Vanderbilt researchers are set to begin studying the ideal “dose” of behavioral interventions to treat childhood obesity in rural and minority communities across Tennessee and Louisiana.
Nov. 21, 2023—After 143 days in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, Mathias Uribe was discharged to begin the next phase of his recovery following a lengthy infection that led to a rare sequence of health issues.
Nov. 16, 2023—Ebony Thomas received and Jessica Benshoff received Medical Assistant of the Year awards for demonstrating outstanding Credo behaviors, willingness to consistently exceed role expectations, and dedication to patients, colleagues and the VUMC community.
Nov. 13, 2023—Vanderbilt research finds antiviral medications are underused in young children diagnosed with influenza despite national guidelines supporting their use
Oct. 17, 2023—Vanderbilt’s Ellen Clayton, MD, JD, and Allison McCoy, PhD, have been elected to the American College of Medical Informatics (ACMI) class of 2023.
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.
Oct. 6, 2023—Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt continues to grow to new heights. As part of the ongoing four-floor expansion of Monroe Carell, a temporary crane alongside the pediatric facility’s building signifies a move toward the final phases of the project.
Sep. 29, 2023—Vanderbilt Kennedy Center’s Treatment and Research Institute for Autism Spectrum Disorders has received funding to monitor and estimate prevalence of cerebral palsy (CP) in Middle Tennessee.