Jul. 25, 2023—Stuart T. Weinberg, MD, an innovator and advocate in the field of pediatric informatics with expertise in clinical reminders, web services, personal health records, immunization registries and clinical decision support at the provider, institutional and national levels, died on July 18 in Franklin, Tennessee.
Jul. 6, 2023—James D. Snell Jr., MD, who helped transform the field of pulmonary and critical care medicine during his 45-year career at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, died July 3 in Nashville.
Jun. 28, 2023—John Hoover Hash, PhD, who as associate dean for Biomedical Sciences and director of Sponsored Research at Vanderbilt University Medical Center oversaw the computerization of VUMC’s grant recording system in the 1980s, died in Nashville on June 20. He was 94.
Jun. 5, 2023—Jackson Roberts II, MD, an internationally known clinical pharmacologist in the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine who helped define the role of lipid peroxidation and oxidative stress in human disease, died May 31 in Nashville. He was 79.
May. 3, 2023—Raymond Burk Jr., MD, former director of the Vanderbilt's Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, died May 1 in Nashville. He was 80.
Mar. 16, 2023—Tadashi Inagami, PhD, DSc, Vanderbilt University Professor of Biochemistry, emeritus, who helped characterize the biochemical basis for hypertension, heart failure and vascular disease, died in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, March 13 after a brief illness. He was 92.
Feb. 23, 2023—Aaron Bertrand (Randy) Brill, MD, PhD, former director of Nuclear Medicine and Biophysics at VUMC, died Feb. 13. He was 94.
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.
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.
Nov. 30, 2022—Section of Surgical Sciences professional biography for R. Daniel Beauchamp, MD
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.