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Reporter April 1 2022

Clip In 4 the Cure

Mar. 31, 2022—More than 300 riders participated in the inaugural Clip In 4 the Cure, a relay-style, team cycling event that supported cancer initiatives at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center and Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.

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Black patients with cancer face worse COVID outcomes: study

Mar. 31, 2022—Vanderbilt researchers have found that Black patients with cancer experienced significantly worse outcomes after COVID-19 diagnosis than non-Hispanic white cancer patients.

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Vanderbilt’s Duchenne Clinic first in Tennessee to be certified

Mar. 31, 2022—The Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Clinic at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt has been recognized as a Certified Duchenne Care Center Program by the Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy, and is the only center in Tennessee to receive the distinction.

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Crowe receives national award for COVID antibody research

Mar. 31, 2022—Vanderbilt's James Crowe Jr., MD, and Michel Nussenzweig, MD, PhD, of The Rockefeller University, have been jointly awarded the 2022 Harrington Prize for Innovation in Medicine for “groundbreaking work” that enabled the use of human antibodies to treat COVID-19.

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Barkin departing to become chair of pediatrics at Virginia Commonwealth University

Mar. 31, 2022—Shari Barkin, MD, MSHS, the chief of the Division of General Pediatrics, is departing Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, has been named chair of the Department of Pediatrics and physician-in-chief at Children’s Hospital of Richmond at Virginia Commonwealth University

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Magnet site visit

Mar. 31, 2022—Nurses at Vanderbilt Adult Ambulatory Clinics held a welcome party Monday to kick off the site visit from appraisers of the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

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Hallum, Osborn receive Dietetic Internship precepting awards

Mar. 31, 2022—Madeleine Hallum, MSHS, RDN, CSG, LDN, and Cindy Osborn, RDN, LDN, are the first recipients of Allied Health’s Dietetic Internship Excellence in Precepting Awards.

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Team helps patients battle post-COVID cognitive issues

Mar. 30, 2022—Jane Stories is one of many COVID-19 patients still plagued by debilitating symptoms that include achy muscles, anxiety, depression, panic attacks and cognitive impairment.

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Horst named medical director for telehealth at VUMC

Mar. 30, 2022—Sara Horst, MD, MPH, has been named the new medical director for Telehealth Ambulatory Services for Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

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VWCH adds Hall to its operational leadership team

Mar. 30, 2022—Whitney Hall, MBA, has been named associate operating officer for Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital.

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New Quiz Time module provides resources for clinician well-being

Mar. 30, 2022—A new Quiz Time module at Vanderbilt, “Elevating with Support: A Toolkit for Clinicians at VUMC,” is focused on clinician well-being.

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New Clinician Spotlight: Rebecca (Ribka) Berhanu

Mar. 30, 2022—Rebecca Berhanu, MD, assistant professor of Medicine, has joined Vanderbilt's Division of Infectious Diseases as a clinician and researcher.

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