Reporter April 1 2022
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
Mar. 30, 2022—Sara Horst, MD, MPH, has been named the new medical director for Telehealth Ambulatory Services for Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
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.