Joey Barnett Archives
VUSM faculty honored with emerita or emeritus status
Jun. 8, 2022—Vanderbilt University recently honored several faculty members for their years of service and bestowed on them the title of emeritus or emerita faculty. Among them were 15 from the School of Medicine.
Hu named to direct Office for Medical Student Research
Feb. 2, 2022—Patrick Hu, MD PhD, associate professor of Medicine and Cell and Developmental Biology, has been named assistant dean for Physician-Researcher Training and director of the Office for Medical Student Research.
Former Pharmacology chair Hardman remembered as gifted scientist, educator, mentor
Jul. 2, 2019—Joel Hardman, PhD, an internationally recognized scientist and educator who chaired the Department of Pharmacology at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine from 1975 to 1990, died June 30, 2019 in Hoosick Falls, New York, after a lengthy illness. He was 85.
Barnett honored by AHA for minority student advocacy
Jun. 29, 2017—Joey Barnett, Ph.D., professor of Pharmacology at Vanderbilt and director of the Office of Medical Student Research, has received the American Heart Association’s (AHA) Louis B. Russell Jr. Memorial Award for his efforts as an advocate for the career advancement of minority students and trainees in cardiovascular science, and for increased representation of underserved communities among the AHA volunteer base.
Barnett named co-chair of VUSM Admissions Committee
Apr. 27, 2017—Joey Barnett, Ph.D., has been named co-chair of the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine Admissions Committee, effective July 1.
Mar. 23, 2017—Rene Raphemot, Ph.D., a National Institutes of Health postdoctoral fellow at Duke University, delivered the inaugural Discovery Science Emerging Scholars Lecture at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine last week.
Ten Vanderbilt faculty members elected AAAS fellows
Nov. 23, 2015—Ten members of Vanderbilt University’s faculty have been elected fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
VUMC Academic Enterprise Faculty Award winners announced
May. 26, 2015—The 2015 Vanderbilt University Medical Center Academic Enterprise Faculty Awards, which were presented during the May 19 Spring Faculty meeting, included awards for Excellence in Teaching and Outstanding Contributions to Research.
Barnett to direct Medical Student Research
Feb. 6, 2014—Joey Barnett, Ph.D., has been named assistant dean and director of the Office for Medical Student Research.
Profiling heart cells
May. 10, 2013—A “profile” of the genes and regulatory networks that govern early heart valve development lay the groundwork for generating valves from a patient’s own cells.
VU, Lipscomb partner on dual degree program
Aug. 23, 2012—A new cooperative program between Vanderbilt University and Lipscomb University’s College of Pharmacy is focusing on the next generation of pharmaceutical researchers. By offering a pathway for students to earn both Pharm.D. and Ph.D. degrees, the program aims to boost the number of pharmacy-trained research scientists.