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Vanderbilt mourns loss of ASAP co-founder Murray

Jan. 20, 2023—John Joseph Murray V, MD, PhD, a co-founder of the Vanderbilt University Medical Center Asthma, Sinus and Allergy Program (ASAP), died on Jan. 6 at Vanderbilt University Hospital.

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Vanderbilt mourns loss of renowned scientist Exton

Dec. 28, 2022—John H. Exton, MBChB, MD, PhD, professor of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, emeritus at Vanderbilt University, whose research provided fundamental insights into how many biologically active compounds control cellular physiology, died Dec. 18. He was 89.

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Vanderbilt mourns loss of surgical leader Beauchamp

Nov. 30, 2022—R. Daniel Beauchamp, MD, former chair of the Section of Surgical Sciences at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and surgeon-in-chief of Vanderbilt University Hospital, died Nov. 27 at Alive Hospice. He was 66 years old.

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Section of Surgical Sciences professional biography for R. Daniel Beauchamp, MD

Nov. 30, 2022—Section of Surgical Sciences professional biography for R. Daniel Beauchamp, MD

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Vanderbilt mourns loss of former Rheumatology director Thomas

Nov. 21, 2022—James Ward “Tom” Thomas II, MD, former director of Vanderbilt’s Division of Rheumatology and Immunology, died Nov. 16 following a battle with cancer. He was 74.

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VUMC mourns loss of noted hypertension expert Elijovich

Oct. 28, 2022—Fernando Elijovich, MD, professor of Medicine in the Division of Clinical Pharmacology at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, died in Nashville on Oct. 21. He was 77.

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Vanderbilt mourns loss of physician-scientist van Eys

Sep. 26, 2022—Jan van Eys, MD, PhD, clinical professor of Pediatrics, emeritus, died Sept. 24.

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VUMC therapy dog Will mourned

May. 16, 2022—One of Vanderbilt University Medical Center's beloved pet therapy dogs, KyleakinTempest, aka Will, died May 14. He was 11 years old.

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VUMC mourns loss of noted scientist, teacher Stratton

Mar. 29, 2022—Charles Stratton IV, MD, associate professor of Pathology, Microbiology & Immunology and of Medicine at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, died March 21 in Nashville. He was 77.

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VUMC mourns loss of Otolaryngology’s Huang

Mar. 8, 2022—Vanderbilt's Shan Huang, MD, PhD, research assistant professor of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery (HNS) and an expert in device implant technology died on Feb. 10. He was 78.

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VUMC mourns loss of former Psychopharmacology director Ban

Feb. 28, 2022—Thomas Arthur Ban, MD, emeritus professor of Psychiatry and former director of Vanderbilt's Division of Psychopharmacology, died Feb. 4. He was 92.

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VUMC mourns loss of dedicated clinician, teacher Fowler

Feb. 21, 2022—Vanderbilt's Michael Fowler, MD, associate professor of Medicine in the Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism, a celebrated Master Clinical Teacher, and co-medical director of the Shade Tree Clinic, died Feb. 20. He was 49.

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