global health Archives
Scheel joins Radiology with emphasis on planetary, global health
Nov. 29, 2022—John Scheel, MD, PhD, MPH, has joined Vanderbilt Vanderbilt's Department of Radiology and Radiological Sciences as an associate professor and the department’s vice chair of Global and Planetary Health, a newly created position.
Walters joins board of global health student association
Oct. 10, 2019—Sarah Sexton Walters, NP, has been appointed to the board of directors for HOSA, an international student organization dedicated to empowering future health professionals to become leaders in the global health community.
Shu, Zheng receive Vietnam’s top honor for foreign scientists
Aug. 1, 2019—The Vietnamese Ministry of Health has awarded two Vanderbilt epidemiologists the Memorabilia Medal “For the People’s Health” in appreciation for their contributions in helping the nation establish a population-based research program for cancer, diabetes and other non-communicable diseases.
Preserving NIH’s Fogarty International Center crucial for global health efforts
May. 26, 2017—This week Douglas Heimburger, M.D., M.S., professor of Medicine at Vanderbilt, joined a growing chorus calling for preservation of the Fogarty International Center of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
GE grant expands global medical outreach efforts
Dec. 12, 2013—Vanderbilt University has received a $3 million grant from the GE Foundation’s Developing Health Globally program to fund international medical education and research in Kenya and other low-resource regions of the world.
MPH Global Health track addresses emerging needs
Jan. 10, 2013—Vanderbilt University is working to train a health care workforce that will be more integrated and team-oriented than ever before. One of the educational programs addressing new needs is the Vanderbilt Master of Public Health (MPH) Program, which launched a new track in Global Health last year.
New Neurology residency program director brings global perspective
Dec. 13, 2012—After a decade of growth in the Department of Neurology’s residency program, Heather Koons, M.D., is stepping into the role of program director and brings a uniquely international perspective.
Six VUSN, VUSM students selected for global health effort
Jul. 26, 2012—Three students in Vanderbilt University School of Nursing’s Master of Science in Nursing program and three rising fourth-year Vanderbilt University School of Medicine students have been selected as 2012 Frist Global Health Leaders.
Wilms’ tumors differ in developing nations
Apr. 13, 2012—In addition to limited health care resources, biological factors may play a role in the poor survival of children with a common kidney cancer in developing nations.