Kelsey Gastineau Archives
Education, bullying, mental health, school gun violence top list of parental concerns for their children: poll
Feb. 7, 2024—The latest results from an annual poll of Tennessee parents from the Vanderbilt Center for Child Health Policy again show education and school quality is the leading concern parents have for their children for the third consecutive year.
Study finds significant increased risk of future health issues for youth who suffer nonfatal firearm injuries
Jan. 4, 2024—A Vanderbilt study found that youth who suffer nonfatal firearm injuries have a significantly increased risk of hospitalizations, emergency department visits, outpatient visits and costs in the 12 months following injury compared to youth without a firearm injury.
Sep. 19, 2023—The Tennessee Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics has awarded top honors to three physicians in the Vanderbilt Department of Pediatrics.
Apr. 12, 2023—A new Vanderbilt poll finds that most Tennessee parents who own firearms agree with ways to safely store their firearms that have been shown through peer-reviewed research to reduce the risk of unintended harm to children.
Mar. 9, 2023—A new Vanderbilt poll finds that a majority of Tennessee parents agree on several firearm-related school safety measures.
Sep. 8, 2022—The family of the late William (Bill) Long, MD, made a gift to establish the Dr. William R. Long Fund to support directorships, resident education, fellowships and psychologists in the Department of Pediatrics at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.