Joshua Beckman Archives
Beckman named president of VIVA Physicians
Feb. 18, 2021—Joshua Beckman, MD, MSc, professor of Medicine and director of VUMC’s Section of Vascular Medicine, has been named president of VIVA Physicians, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to advancing the field of vascular medicine and intervention through education, research, advocacy and collaboration.
Amputation risk high for microvascular disease patients: study
Aug. 15, 2019—People with Microvascular disease were associated with a nearly four times greater likelihood of amputation compared to people without it, according to a new Vanderbilt study.
Genetic characteristics of peripheral artery disease studied
Jul. 18, 2019—New study explores why some people with peripheral artery disease present with problems with their legs, some with their heart and some with strokes.
AHA statement supports vascular cardio-oncology
Feb. 21, 2019—The American Heart Association (AHA) has issued a scientific statement calling for the integration of cardio-oncology and vascular medicine to provide cancer patients and cancer survivors with optimal cardiovascular care.
Grant bolsters peripheral artery disease research
Jan. 18, 2018—Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) recently secured its third American Heart Association (AHA) Strategically Focused Research Network (SFRN) award to address the challenges of limb problems in peripheral artery disease (PAD).
Teamwork key to saving heart patient and her baby
Sep. 14, 2017—As people in Middle Tennessee were experiencing the remnants of Hurricane Harvey during the early hours of Sept. 1, Catherine Hurt was battling another storm of her own.
Beckman to direct newly formed Section of Vascular Medicine
Sep. 10, 2015—Joshua Beckman, M.D., MSc., previously a faculty member at Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital, has been named director of Vanderbilt’s newly formed Section of Vascular Medicine within the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine.