Burn pit legislation hailed as a victory by physician who became veterans’ advocate
Aug. 10, 2022—President Joe Biden on Wednesday signed into law a broad expansion of health care benefits for millions of veterans exposed to toxic burn pits, and for Robert Miller, MD, professor of Allergy, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, and his Vanderbilt University Medical Center colleagues, the action is a long-awaited victory.
The Power to Heal
Apr. 17, 2013—The power to heal is far more complex than just the use of medications and clinical treatments. That is what Vanderbilt Medical students are learning, along with collaborative partners from the school of nursing, the law school, and local schools of pharmacy and social work. Together they volunteer as teams at the student-run Shade Tree...
Training addresses returning service members’ mental health needs
Dec. 21, 2011—A Vanderbilt-led workshop for military health care providers could lead to more post-deployment mental health referrals.
Vanderbilt physicians find answers to medical health mystery attacking returning service men and women
Jul. 30, 2010—What happens when significant breathing problems attack military men and women returning from Iraq and Afghanistan and there is no medical explanation as to why? This is a story about dedicated military people and Vanderbilt University doctors who believed these men and women deserved some answers.
VUCast: Helping troops fight a medical mystery and a Dore hits the small screen
Jul. 30, 2010—VUCast: Vanderbilt doctors uncover why troops are returning from the Middle East with a mysterious breathing problem. Plus, why Peabody is offering a unique new master’s program for free.