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Photo: Prenatal care panel

May. 22, 2014—VUMC’s Deborah Wage, CNM, FNP, and Jim Merwin, director of Program Innovation with UnitedHealth Center for Health Reform and Modernization, center, talk with Nashville Mayor Karl Dean before this week’s panel discussion about “Expect with Me,” a new model of group prenatal care being studied by Vanderbilt, Yale University and United Health Foundation.

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Conference explores benefits of health workforce diversity

Mar. 13, 2014—As an industry, health care is uniquely positioned to promote the need for, and benefits of, a more diverse and encompassing workforce.

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Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital celebrates 10 years of service

Feb. 28, 2014—The Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt celebrates its 10th anniversary this year. The 271-bed hospital, constructed to serve families from across the nation, opened in February 2004 and has seen millions of children and families pass through its doors. The facility’s anniversary marks a decade of rapid growth and numerous milestones. Since opening,...

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Photo: Senior Leader Walk

Nov. 7, 2013—Nashville Mayor Karl Dean, right, and Jeff Balser, M.D., Ph.D., were among those who took part in last week’s Senior Leader Walk on the Vanderbilt campus.

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Cal Turner Fellows laid groundwork on Nashville housing fund

Jun. 10, 2013—A group of Cal Turner Fellows who brought renewed attention through a two-year research project to Nashville's dire need for more affordable housing help lay the foundation for Mayor Karl Dean’s recent announcement on a housing trust fund.

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Nashville Dancin’ to benefit Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt

May. 2, 2013—On April 23, Nashville Mayor Karl Dean announced the return of popular music series, “Nashville Dancin’ presented by Dollar General.” The free event, formerly known as Dancin’ in the District, will host local and national talent Thursday nights throughout the summer kicking off June 13 and continuing through Aug. 1 on Nashville’s Riverfront Park. Monroe...

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Mayor Dean engages with Divinity students on community service

Apr. 11, 2013—The strong value placed on community volunteerism is among the reasons Nashville has received extensive national press for its enviable quality of life, Nashville Mayor Karl Dean recently told Vanderbilt Divinity students.

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Zeppos welcomes Tennessee legislators; lawmakers praise Vanderbilt’s impact on state

Jan. 10, 2013—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos officially welcomed the 108th Tennessee General Assembly, including 50 new lawmakers, at a special reception held at the Tennessee State Museum Jan. 9.

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Recent Stories from VUMC News and Communications Publications

Betsy Williams has firsthand advice for parents on the fence about whether their adolescent children should be vaccinated for the common human papilloma virus (HPV), which can lead to six types of cancer.  Don’t hesitate. Do it.

Momentum

Betsy Williams has firsthand advice for parents on the fence about whether their adolescent children should be vaccinated for the common human papilloma virus (HPV), which can lead to six types of cancer. Don’t hesitate. Do it.

Keeping pace: Nashville, once a mid-size city with a Southern small-town feel, is experiencing explosive growth.

Vanderbilt Medicine

Keeping pace: Nashville, once a mid-size city with a Southern small-town feel, is experiencing explosive growth.

VUMC campus

VUMC campus

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine entrance

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine entrance

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