Kathryn Edwards

Edwards, Gastineau, Brady honored by the Tennessee Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics

The Tennessee Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics has awarded top honors to three physicians in the Vanderbilt Department of Pediatrics.

Kathryn Edwards, MD, spoke at a recent event celebrating her career.

Infectious disease expert Edwards ends storied career

Vanderbilt’s Kathryn Edwards, MD, internationally recognized for her countless contributions to vaccine evaluation and implementation, public health advocacy, and the mentorship and training of new generations of experts in infectious disease over the past four decades, retired on Dec. 31, 2022.

VUMC study will evaluate alternative strategies for administering monkeypox vaccine

Vanderbilt is seeking about 30 healthy adults of diverse backgrounds to participate in a national clinical trial to evaluate alternative strategies for administering the monkeypox vaccine

Iroquois Steeplechase set for May 14, ambassador named

The Iroquois Steeplechase, one of America’s premier horse racing events, is getting ready for the annual ride set for Saturday, May 14. A time-honored tradition and long considered Nashville’s rite of spring, the Iroquois Steeplechase will once again benefit Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.

Amya Elliott, 9, talks with Bonnie Pilon, RN, prior to receiving her COVID-19 vaccination at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt. The hospital began mass vaccination for children ages 5-11 on Monday, Nov. 8.

MIS-C diagnosis rare in vaccinated children with no previous COVID-19 diagnosis

A Vanderbiltl study found that children who received the COVID-19 vaccine who had not previously been diagnosed with COVID infection are unlikely to be diagnosed with multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C).

New faculty awards honor clinical, research, teaching missions

The Office of Research, the Office of Faculty Affairs, and the Basic Sciences have created four new faculty awards named to honor and recognize past and current leadership in the clinical, educational, and research missions of Vanderbilt University School of Medicine.

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