Ash Wednesday services offered at Children’s Hospital
Feb. 22, 2017—Ash Wednesday services will be offered for patients, families, visitors and staff at the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.
Get assisted-living care advice at lunch session March 1
Feb. 22, 2017—On March 1, the Vanderbilt Child and Family Center’s “Boomers, Elders and More” series welcomes Sandra F. Simmons, associate professor of medicine in the Division of Geriatrics, to help employees learn more about how to choose a care facility that meets their loved ones’ needs.
My Southern Health: Tips to encourage healthier eating as a family
Feb. 22, 2017—Getting the entire family committed to healthier eating might seem overwhelming, but with a few small changes, you can make a big difference.
Love Your Heart Expo Feb. 22; Know Your Numbers and win prizes
Feb. 15, 2017—The Love Your Heart Expo is scheduled From 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 22, in the Light Hall North Lobby.
Concert by singer Wade Hayes and friends to benefit VICC
Feb. 15, 2017—Country music artist and cancer survivor Wade Hayes will host the second annual “Country Hits Back” benefit concert March 7 at the Franklin Theatre. The event will support vitally important cancer research at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center.
New grants bolster VUMC Trauma program’s research initiatives
Feb. 9, 2017—Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s Division of Trauma, Emergency General Surgery and Surgical Critical Care recently was awarded two new research grants.
VKC workshops to discuss disability resources related to health care, HS transition, accessing services
Jan. 25, 2017—Disability resources related to health care, transition from high school, and accessing disability service information will be the focus of the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center’s Spring 2017 Britt Henderson Training Series.
First graders needed for longitudinal reading study
Jan. 19, 2017—The Education and Brain Laboratory in the Department of Special Education at Peabody College is seeking participants for a longitudinal study investigating children's reading progress from second through fifth grades.
Learn how to help older adults with mental health issues Jan. 18
Jan. 13, 2017—If you care for parents or elders and are concerned they may be dealing with depression, anxiety or other mental health issues, you’ll want to attend January’s Boomers, Elders & More session.
Center for Quantitative Sciences requests feedback about Summer Institute course offerings
Jan. 13, 2017—The Vanderbilt Center for Quantitative Sciences hosts its 4th annual Summer Institute Aug. 7–18, 2017, and requests feedback regarding this year's course offerings.
Acting NCI director Lowy to present HPV research lecture
Jan. 11, 2017—Douglas R. Lowy, acting director of the National Cancer Institute, will deliver the Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center George Daniel Brooks Lecture at Vanderbilt University Medical Center on Tuesday, Jan. 24, at 11 a.m. in Light Hall, Room 208. The title of the presentation is “Preventing HPV-associated Cancers: Short-term and Long-term Approaches.”
Adults and children needed for ‘listening in noise’ study
Jan. 11, 2017—Vanderbilt researchers are seeking participants for a study of how children and adults listen in the presence of background noise. Specifically, the researchers want to learn why children have a harder time listening in noisy environments than adults.