Health and Human Services Archives
Upperman appointed to NACCD advisory committee
Feb. 23, 2022—Vanderbilt's Jeffrey Upperman, MD, has been appointed to the National Advisory Committee on Children and Disasters (NACCD) by the U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services.
Novel way to neutralize Rift Valley Fever Virus
Apr. 1, 2021—The discovery of monoclonal antibodies that neutralize Rift Valley Fever Virus — an emerging infection with pandemic potential — lays the foundation for future therapeutic antibody development.
HHS Secretary Azar visits VUMC
Sep. 17, 2020—U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar visited VUMC Tuesday, Sept. 15, to learn more about the Medical Center’s ongoing Moderna COVID-19 vaccine trial and the convalescent plasma trial.
Talking health IT
Apr. 20, 2017—Vindell Washington, M.D., MHCM, former national coordinator for health information technology with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, spoke at Vanderbilt University Medical Center last week.
Nursing School gains renewal of HHS grants
Aug. 22, 2013—Vanderbilt University School of Nursing has received a $427,499 award from the Nurse Faculty Loan Program (NFLP) grants for 2013-14, marking the 10th consecutive year that VUSN has received the grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA).