Kecia Carroll Archives
Panel continues conversation on racism, encourages speaking up
Jun. 30, 2020—By Bill Snyder One month after George Floyd was killed in Minneapolis while in police custody, the conversation about racism and the impact of Floyd’s death continues at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC). Adding to a growing number of town halls, departmental forums and small group meetings, a second virtual, enterprise-wide panel discussion was held...
Second forum on diversity and inclusion to be held June 23
Jun. 17, 2020—The next virtual forum on diversity and inclusion for the Vanderbilt University Medical Center community will be held from 9-10 a.m. Tuesday, June 23.
Childhood health influences focus of new NIH initiative
Sep. 29, 2016—The National Institutes of Health (NIH) recently announced it will provide $157 million in awards to launch a multi-center, seven-year initiative that will investigate how exposure to environmental factors in early development — from conception through early childhood — influences the health of children and adolescents.
Prenatal folic acid and asthma
Oct. 30, 2015—The timing of folic acid-containing prescription filling during pregnancy was associated with childhood asthma, according to a new Vanderbilt study.