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Norman named dean of School of Nursing

Jun. 7, 2013—Linda Norman, DSN, R.N., who for 22 years has spearheaded curricular innovations at Vanderbilt University School of Nursing (VUSN), will become the school’s new dean pending Board of Trust approval, effective July 1.

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Cartoons help ease anxiety for young patients

May. 29, 2013—The Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt has created two new cartoon videos to ease children’s anxiety when visiting a hospital or clinic.

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Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt offers guidelines to keep ATV riders safe

May. 22, 2013—Many children and their parents will spend Memorial Day weekend outside enjoying warmer weather and summer activities.  But as temperatures go up, the reported number of all-terrain vehicle (ATV)-related incidents and deaths also increases.  With many ATV trails opening on Memorial Day weekend, health care professionals at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt offer...

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‘Everybody has a Story’ CD launches with free song download

May. 13, 2013—“Everybody Has a Story,” a compilation of songs written in music therapy sessions at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital and recorded by some of Nashville’s top recording artists goes on sale Tuesday, May 14. It will be available through Amazon, Barnes and Noble, FYE, iTunes and Walmart  as well as at the children’s hospital in...

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Vanderbilt launches health information software competition

May. 2, 2013—Vanderbilt University announced today a $20,000 worldwide contest called the Health App Challenge, aimed to transform patient clinical summaries into easy to understand personalized health information.

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Nashville Kids Triathlon is May 19

Apr. 26, 2013—The Nashville Kids Triathlon takes place Sunday, May 19. There is still time to Join Team Vanderbilt!

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Noted pediatric surgeon to deliver Brooks Lecture May 10

Apr. 18, 2013—Renowned pediatric surgeon, scientist and Harvard Medical School’s first female professor of surgery Patricia K. Donahoe will address the Section of Surgical Sciences’ 55th Barney Brooks Lecture, Friday, May 10, at 7 a.m. in 208 Light Hall.

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Vanderbilt Guatemalan field station new interdisciplinary hub

Apr. 18, 2013—Vanderbilt University’s expanded commitment to research and sustainable development in Guatemala is reflected in this spring’s opening of a Guatemala City field station that is home to 13 projects.

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Vanderbilt Executive MBA programs to host panel on global business

Apr. 16, 2013—The Vanderbilt Executive MBA and Americas MBA for Executives programs at Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management are hosting an expert panel discussion and preview day titled “Going Global: Ensuring Operational Excellence in the Americas.”

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New online system helps researchers share information

Apr. 11, 2013—A new Web-based scientific information management system called “Labnodes” is helping Vanderbilt University investigators collaborate and get more bang for their research bucks.

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Medical Demand Check Office moves to Baker Building

Apr. 9, 2013—The Medical Center Demand Check Office is now located at the Baker Building, 110 21st Ave. S., consolidating all demand check and invoice processing operations. Payment requests may still be sent for financial review to the Crystal Terrace drop box located at MCN D-2107 or mailed to 3319 West End Ave., Suite 700, Nashville, TN...

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Sports concussion seminar April 30

Apr. 3, 2013—The Vanderbilt Sports Concussion Center is hosting a free educational seminar on sports concussion on Tuesday, April 30. Experts in neurology and sports medicine will discuss signs and symptoms of concussion, return-to-play guidelines, long term effects, the importance of baseline testing, proper equipment fittings, how to set up a school concussion plan and more. The...

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