Oct. 21, 2021—Vanderbilt's Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences is working to educate clinicians about augmentative and alternative communication methods for patients with communication disorders.
Oct. 21, 2021—Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center is leading an ambitious project to assess the impact of environmental exposures on cancer risk for people living in Southern states.
Oct. 15, 2021—A new Nashville Holiday Music Special benefitting Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt will premiere on Saturday, Dec. 4. The program will take the place of the in-person Nashville Christmas Parade.
Oct. 14, 2021—Levi Watkins Jr., MD, has an enduring legacy as a cardiovascular surgeon, mentor and advocate, and Vanderbilt's John Tarpley, MD, recently shared his reflections about the remarkable impact of his friend and colleague, both on the medical profession and on the lives of others.
Oct. 14, 2021—Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center is recruiting patients for a clinical trial using photoimmunotherapy for recurrent head and neck cancer.
Oct. 13, 2021—Vanderbilt University Medical Center is recognizing 485 clinicians and 132 clinical areas for receiving high marks from patients, earning Excellence in Patient Experience awards for fiscal year 2021.
Oct. 7, 2021— by Bill Snyder Like the “canary in the coal mine,” the worldwide decline of amphibian populations, including frogs, toads and salamanders, during the past 50 years may be a harbinger of emerging infections and environmental changes that endanger humankind, as well. Just as important, some amphibian species have begun to recover from the global...
Sep. 30, 2021—Vanderbilt University Medical Center is implementing a new policy which standardizes and expands the role of a medical chaperone, an individual who serves as a witness for both a patient and their clinician during a sensitive medical examination or procedure.
Sep. 29, 2021—Vanderbilt Health has launched a brand communications campaign — called Caregivers Need Care, Too — designed to thank the workforce for their dedication to their patients and to each other during challenging times.
Sep. 23, 2021—Evan Campa and her family are at the forefront of a campaign to establish an ALS basic science research program at Vanderbilt.