Department of Pediatrics

Smith, Tuchman join WPLN to talk about preventive health for adults and children

WPLN-FM 90.3 host Khalil Ekulona explores preventive health initiatives with Drs. Carlenda Smith and Carmen Tuchman. Listen in!

Alex Diamond, DO, MPH, speaks at a sports injury treatment training event at Green Hill High School in Mount Juliet. (photo by Erin O. Smith)

Alex Diamond to chair national high school sports medicine advisory committee

Alex Diamond, DO, MPH, was recently named the chair of the National Federation of State High School (NFHS) Associations Sports Medicine Advisory Committee.

(image by Diana Duren)

Take the challenge to experience what it’s like to live with food allergies

The ‘Top 9 Food Challenge’ spotlights the challenge that 33 million Americans with food allergies have when choosing what to eat.

Held the second Saturday of each May at Percy Warner Park, the annual race attracts more than 25,000 spectators. (photo by Joe Howell)

Iroquois Steeplechase set for Saturday, May 11

The Iroquois Steeplechase, Nashville’s iconic sporting event benefiting Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, has named its honorary co-chairs and child ambassador for the 2024 race, set for Saturday, May 11.

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Grant bolsters food allergy research efforts

Vanderbilt University Medical Center has been awarded a seven-year, $5 million award to conduct food allergy research, joining nine other institutions as part of the Consortium for Food Allergy Research.

Smart Heart Act aims to save lives

New legislation requiring that automated external defibrillators (AED) be located within 1,000 feet of any high school athletic activity in Tennessee is a win-win for a team of physicians at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.

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