Ivan Robbins Archives
Feb. 3, 2021—Pam Everett-Smith celebrated a milestone this past November — 30 years since she received a lung transplant at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. She is the longest-surviving single-lung transplant patient known in the United States.
Jul. 25, 2019—Elizabeth “Betsy” Barbour and her late husband, Richard, created a fund to help support Vanderbilt’s lung transplant patient assistance fund.
Jan. 31, 2019—Alabama resident Andy Bolden spent much of the last five years on the couch, having difficulty doing something many people take for granted — breathing.
Nov. 18, 2014—A copy repairman who couldn’t do his job anymore and was forced to take medical leave has returned to work. A woman who couldn’t walk from her car to her desk job has enough energy to redecorate her house. A 42-year-old mother who was too sick to care for her children and was discharged to...