division of infectious diseases Archives
Dec. 8, 2023—The traditional definition of health care-associated influenza leads to gross undercounting, a Vanderbilt study suggests.
May. 8, 2023—Bryan Harris, MD, MPH, MMHC, has been named executive vice chair for Clinical Affairs for Vanderbilt's Department of Medicine, effective July 1.
Mar. 9, 2023—A Vanderbilt study concluded that RSV’s ability to mutate rapidly to escape detection by the body’s immune system makes it more challenging to design and develop vaccines that can stop it from spreading.
Jan. 26, 2023—Vanderbilt researchers are inviting non-health care essential workers to participate in a study to better understand how they continue to be impacted by COVID-19.
Jan. 19, 2023—Vanderbilt's Emerging Infections Program (EIP) recently received the Toby Merlin Award for Excellence in Emergency Response, presented by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry.
Dec. 21, 2022—Flu season came a month early this year in Tennessee and hit hard, disproportionately affecting children, according to Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) data gathered by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Tennessee Department of Health and Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
Jul. 7, 2022—On June 29 Stephen Raffanti, MD, MPH, hung up his scrubs at the Vanderbilt Comprehensive Care Clinic for the last time. It was a bittersweet moment for the man who helped lead Nashville out of the darkest days of the AIDS epidemic 30 years ago.