Department of Pediatrics Archives
Jul. 18, 2019—Mark Denison, MD, has been named director of the Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases in the Vanderbilt Department of Pediatrics.
Jul. 18, 2019—Joseph Gigante, MD, recently began his two-year term as president of the Council on Medical Student Education in Pediatrics after serving as president-elect.
Jul. 1, 2019—George Holcomb Jr., MD, clinical professor of Surgery, emeritus, champion of the creation of a children’s hospital at Vanderbilt, and former executive director of Medical Alumni Affairs, died June 28. He was 97.
Jul. 1, 2019—Babies born after being exposed to both opioids and benzodiazepines before birth are more likely to have severe drug withdrawal, requiring medications like morphine for treatment, compared to infants exposed to opioids alone.
May. 29, 2019—Prince Kannankeril, MD, MSCI, has been elected to serve as vice president for research of the Pediatric and Congenital Electrophysiology Society.
May. 22, 2019—A comprehensive, multidisciplinary Prader-Willi Clinic at Vanderbilt is setting standards for the care of patients with the complex genetic disorder.
May. 16, 2019—A clinic is the first site for an international clinical trial for a nutritional intervention for patients with Angelman syndrome.