Gregory Mencio Archives
Mencio named President of ABOS
Feb. 28, 2022—Vanderbilt's Gregory Mencio, MD, has been named president of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (ABOS) following a year as president-elect.
Mencio named president-elect of orthopaedic surgery board
Nov. 18, 2020—Gregory Mencio, MD, Neil E. Green, MD Professor of Orthopaedics and chief of Pediatric Orthopaedics at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, has been elected president-elect of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (ABOS). The one-year term will prepare him for his role as president of the board in October 2021. “It’s a great honor to be...
Health collaborative helps rural hospitals curb operating costs
Apr. 25, 2019—Alomere Health, a 99-bed hospital in rural Alexandria, Minnesota, is bucking a trend — thanks in large measure to its participation in the Vanderbilt Health Purchasing Collaborative (VHPC), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
Riding for a cause
Oct. 25, 2018—Earlier this year, Bruce Green rode his bike on a 3,400-mile trip from Los Angeles to Boston, raising more than $50,000 in honor of his late father, Neil E. Green, MD, former director and chief of the Division of Pediatric Orthopaedics.
Vanderbilt Bone and Joint Franklin expands staff, adds pediatric services
Aug. 6, 2018—Vanderbilt Bone and Joint Franklin has expanded its staff with 20 new providers and added pediatric services.
My Southern Health: How to lighten the load with children’s backpacks
Aug. 3, 2016—As children head back to school in Middle Tennessee, Gregory Mencio, the Neil E. Green, M.D. Chair in Pediatric Orthopaedics, provides some important tips parents should know about backpack safety and injury prevention.
VUMC mourns loss of Orthopaedics innovator Brooks
Aug. 2, 2016—Arthur L. Brooks, M.D., an innovator of surgical techniques and a mentor to younger orthopaedic surgeons, died Thursday, July 28, at age 91.
VUMC mourns loss of Pediatric Orthopaedics pioneer Neil Green
Jul. 12, 2016—Neil E. Green, M.D., professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation, Emeritus, and former director and chief of the Division of Pediatric Orthopaedics at Vanderbilt, died Saturday, July 9. He was 75. “Dr. Green’s accomplishments in the field of orthopaedics were prolific and countless lives have been and will be impacted by his work,” said Jeff Balser,...
Mencio named to direct American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Dec. 3, 2015—Gregory Mencio, M.D., professor and vice chair of Orthopaedics at Vanderbilt, recently was named to serve as a director of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (ABOS).
Earthquake victim’s journey leads to Children’s Hospital
Nov. 12, 2015—Eleuseo Morales-Garcia awoke suddenly to his San Marcos, Guatemala, home shaking violently on July 7, 2014. It was 5 a.m. and the walls were crumbling around him, his wife, Audelia Marta-Ortiz, and their five children.
Event celebrates new holders of endowed chairs at Vanderbilt
Apr. 23, 2015—Seven faculty members of the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine named to endowed chairs were honored for their academic achievements during a celebration on Wednesday at the Student Life Center.
Mencio honored for service, dedication to military families
Feb. 19, 2015—Gregory Mencio, M.D., director of Pediatric Orthopaedics at the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, was recently honored for his long-term dedication to military families at Fort Campbell, Kentucky.