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Hill to assume new diversity role

Aug. 30, 2011—George C. Hill, the Levi Watkins Jr. Professor and professor of pathology, microbiology and immunology, will step down as associate dean for diversity in medical education, effective Sept. 1.

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Chancellor: University getting greener, needs to be less dependent on federal dollars

Aug. 25, 2011—Vanderbilt must continue to develop new revenue streams to ensure its financial health in the face of federal budget deficits that are likely to impact government grants and awards, said Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos at Fall Faculty Assembly.

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Take precautions against back-to-school pedestrian injuries

Aug. 8, 2011—It’s back-to-school time, and safety experts at the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt are offering safety tips for children and their parents to help prevent pedestrian injuries, which often increase as the school year begins.

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VUPD opens new communications command center

Jul. 26, 2011—The new 24-7 communications office will be available for emergency walk-up day or night.

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VUMC No. 14 in U.S. News and World Report ‘Honor Roll’

Jul. 19, 2011—Once again, Vanderbilt University Medical Center has achieved distinction as one of the nation’s leading health care providers from U.S. News and World Report in the publication’s annual rankings for “America’s Best Hospitals.”

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Clinic offers one-stop approach for ALS patients

Jul. 18, 2011—On the first Friday of every month, the Neurology Clinic on the third floor of The Vanderbilt Clinic is completely transformed. There’s a lively atmosphere, with food and music, and, most importantly, a sympathetic care team composed of every imaginable discipline. This transformation is made for the benefit of patients with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS),...

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Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt urges parents to guard against extreme heat

Jul. 14, 2011—With indexes as high as 110 degrees this week in Middle Tennessee, doctors at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt are asking parents to remain vigilant against hyperthermia and other heat-related illnesses.

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New program supports children with brain injuries

Jul. 7, 2011—The Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt has helped launch a new program to support children diagnosed with traumatic brain injury after they leave the hospital.

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LifeFlight changes helmets to mirror Vanderbilt football

Jul. 4, 2011—The new Lifeflight flight helmets (Vanderbilt) Vanderbilt LifeFlight has changed its flight crew helmets to mirror those worn by Vanderbilt University football players.    

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Dollar General gives more than $1 million to expansion project at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt

Jun. 30, 2011—The Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt is recognizing Dollar General Corporation for giving more than $1 million to Children’s Hospital’s 33-bed, 30,000-square-foot addition that is currently under construction.

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Vanderbilt doctors urge caution with July Fourth fireworks

Jun. 30, 2011—While nothing says Fourth of July quite like fireworks, doctors at Vanderbilt University Medical Center urge caution and suggest always leaving these displays to the experts.

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Zeppos, Balser meet with congressional leaders

Jun. 27, 2011—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos and Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs Jeff Balser traveled to the nation’s capital June 22 and 23 to meet with Tennessee congressional leaders, Vanderbilt alumni and others to discuss Vanderbilt’s health care, research and educational priorities and their role in the federal agenda.

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Recent Stories from VUMC News and Communications Publications

Betsy Williams has firsthand advice for parents on the fence about whether their adolescent children should be vaccinated for the common human papilloma virus (HPV), which can lead to six types of cancer.  Don’t hesitate. Do it.

Momentum

Betsy Williams has firsthand advice for parents on the fence about whether their adolescent children should be vaccinated for the common human papilloma virus (HPV), which can lead to six types of cancer. Don’t hesitate. Do it.

Keeping pace: Nashville, once a mid-size city with a Southern small-town feel, is experiencing explosive growth.

Vanderbilt Medicine

Keeping pace: Nashville, once a mid-size city with a Southern small-town feel, is experiencing explosive growth.

VUMC campus

VUMC campus

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine entrance

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine entrance

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