Nominations sought for 2016 Research Staff Awards, 2017 School of Medicine Faculty Awards
Jan. 11, 2017—Nominations are now being accepted for the 2016 Research Staff Awards and the 2017 School of Medicine Faculty Awards.
Participate in Vanderbilt Kennedy Center study that aims to teach kids how to cope with stress
Jan. 4, 2017—The study aims to promote children’s healthy adjustment by teaching families about stress, providing parenting information that may reduce feelings of depression, and teaching children coping skills.
My Southern Health: Lower the risk of macular degeneration
Dec. 15, 2016—Macular degeneration is common in people older than 55, but lifestyle influences who gets i
Health & Wellness services for faculty and staff available during holidays
Dec. 14, 2016—Health & Wellness services—the Occupational Health Clinic, Work/Life Connections–EAP, and Health Plus—will be open over the holidays for Vanderbilt faculty and staff during adjusted hours of operation.
Children’s Hospital pastoral care department offers Christmas Eve service
Dec. 9, 2016—All are invited to join the pastoral care department of Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt for a Christmas Eve service of music, carols and scripture Dec. 24.
Save the date: Gordon to give MLK Day lecture Jan. 16
Dec. 7, 2016—David Gordon, dean of the University of Akron College of Health Professions, will speak from noon to 1 p.m. Monday, Jan. 16, in conjunction with the 2017 Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Series at Vanderbilt.
Children who do and do not stutter needed for a research study
Dec. 1, 2016—Boys and girls age 4 to 6—those who stutter and those who do not—are needed for a research study, "Emotional Processing in Children Who Do and Do Not Stutter."
Lost in VUMC? The new WalkWays app can help with that
Nov. 30, 2016—Thanks to a new mobile application called WalkWays, navigating Vanderbilt University Medical Center is now a bit easier.
Pilot and feasibility grants available for research related to diabetes and obesity
Nov. 21, 2016—The Vanderbilt Diabetes Center, the Vanderbilt Diabetes Research and Training Center (DRTC), and the Vanderbilt Center for Diabetes Translation Research (CDTR) announce the availability of pilot and feasibility grants in the following areas.
My Southern Health: Great ready for bronchiolitis season
Oct. 21, 2016—Know how to help prevent bronchiolitis and how to treat this prevalent winter illness before it strikes.
Road closure to affect Garland Avenue Oct. 27–Nov. 5
Oct. 20, 2016—Garland Avenue between 24th and 25th avenues will be closed from Oct. 27 to Nov. 5 for the purpose of milling and resurfacing the roadway.
Vanderbilt nursing and law students to staff free health fair for older adults Oct. 29
Oct. 12, 2016—Vanderbilt University School of Nursing students will staff a free health fair for older adults on Saturday, Oct. 29, as part of their Enhancement of Community and Population Health class. Vanderbilt Law School students also will participate and answer questions about power of attorney issues.