John wellons Archives
VUMC responds to the winter storm
Feb. 23, 2015—During the predawn hours last Monday, Vanderbilt University Medical Center activated its Emergency Operations Center and initiated an Orange Alert for inclement weather in response to the worsening ice storm.
Vanderbilt pediatricians call for a tracking system for babies not getting vitamin K shot
May. 1, 2014—Doctors at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt have seen a rise in late-onset vitamin K deficiency bleeding in young infants due to parents declining the shot at birth. Over eight months, Vanderbilt physicians saw and diagnosed seven infants, ages 7 weeks to 20 weeks, with vitamin K deficiency bleeding (VKDB), formerly known as...
New faculty: Jay Wellons brings national research network to Children’s Hospital
Oct. 7, 2013—When physician Jay Wellons was explaining to his son why the family was moving to Nashville, he put it in terms to which the 7-year-old could relate. “Daddy has a chance to join the Avengers,” he said.
Year in Review 2012: Appointments bolster Medical Center programs
Dec. 20, 2012—Laura Beth Brown, R.N., president of Vanderbilt Home Care, was named vice president for Vanderbilt Health Services. While continuing to serve as president for Vanderbilt Home Care, Brown will provide operational oversight for Vanderbilt Health Services (VHS) and its subsidiary entities. Michelle Collins, Ph.D., CNM, was named program director for the School of Nursing Nurse-Midwifery...
Wellons named chief of Pediatric Neurosurgery
Sep. 20, 2012—The Department of Neurological Surgery has recruited John “Jay” Wellons III, M.D., MSPH, to serve as chief of Pediatric Neurosurgery.