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Directorships honor leaders, philanthropic partners

Oct. 3, 2023—Nineteen leaders have been named as holders of directorships at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

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David Haynes Named VUMC’s Chief Patient Experience Officer

Jun. 26, 2023—by John Howser David Haynes, MD, MMHC, professor of Otolaryngology, Neurosurgery and Hearing and Speech Sciences, and Vice Chair of the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, has been named as Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s new Chief Patient Experience Officer (CXO). He will assume this role on July 1, succeeding Paul Sternberg Jr., MD, who...

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Celebration honors Paul Sternberg’s decades of service

Jun. 22, 2023—Paul Sternberg Jr., MD, was celebrated last week at a retirement ceremony honoring his 20 years of service to Vanderbilt University Medical Center as chair of the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences and founding director of the Vanderbilt Eye Institute.

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Major commitment bolsters Vanderbilt’s retinal vision research efforts

Sep. 22, 2022—A $10 million gift from the International Retinal Research Foundation will establish a center dedicated to retinal vision research at the Vanderbilt Eye Institute and a directorship to support a physician-scientist leader in the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences.

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Sternberg to step down after two decades at Vanderbilt

Aug. 16, 2022—Paul Sternberg Jr., MD, is stepping down from his role as chair of the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences and director of the Vanderbilt Eye Institute, effective June 30, 2023.

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Vanderbilt Health Hendersonville clinic celebrates one-year anniversary

Jun. 27, 2022—Leadership from Vanderbilt University Medical Center and local officials came together on June 24 to cut a ribbon in a delayed celebration of the opening of the Vanderbilt Health Hendersonville Clinic.

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Vanderbilt Eye Institute debuts new Murfreesboro location

Mar. 28, 2022—Vanderbilt Eye Institute (VEI) and local dignitaries came together last week for a ribbon cutting to celebrate the opening of VEI’s new location in Murfreesboro.

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Medical Center leaders announce Academy for Excellence in Clinical Medicine

Jun. 21, 2021—Leaders at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and Vanderbilt University School of Medicine announce the creation of the Academy for Excellence in Clinical Medicine (AECM). The mission of the Academy is to recognize and advance exceptional patient care.

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RPB grant to support research, treatment of blinding diseases

Jul. 9, 2020—Research to Prevent Blindness (RPB) recently awarded a grant to investigators in Vanderbilt’s Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences to support research into the causes, treatment and prevention of blinding diseases.

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Sternberg lands top award from Macula Society

Mar. 12, 2020—During the recent Macula Society annual meeting, Paul Sternberg Jr., MD, G. W. Hale Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences and director of the Vanderbilt Eye Institute, received the organization’s highest honor, the Gass Medal for outstanding contributions in the study of macular diseases.

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Sternberg honored by American Academy of Ophthalmology

Nov. 21, 2019—Paul Sternberg Jr., MD, recently received the American Academy of Ophthalmology EnergEYES Award, given by the academy’s young ophthalmologists.

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Eye Institute receives $10 million gift for vision research efforts

Jul. 25, 2019—The Vanderbilt Eye Institute (VEI) has received a $10 million gift that will fund regenerative visual neuroscience research to develop transformative therapies for eye diseases.

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