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Reporter April 29 2022

Event for MNPS students shares reasons to pursue medicine

Apr. 28, 2022—More than 200 high school students at four Metro Nashville Public Schools recently participated in hands-on activities and listened to a diverse group of Vanderbilt residents, fellows and medical students talk about why and how they chose to become physicians.

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Studies combine genetic testing, electronic health records to find undiagnosed diseases

Apr. 28, 2022—Combining genetic testing with information from electronic health records revealed undiagnosed heart rhythm disorders and new conditions associated with inherited cancer gene mutations.

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VUMC named BEST for Babies hospital by TDH

Apr. 28, 2022—Vanderbilt University Medical Center once again was named as a BEST for Babies hospital by the Tennessee Department of Health.

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ASD study explores link between repetitive motion, depression

Apr. 28, 2022—A Vanderbilt found that research into depression risk and resilience factors for adults with ASD is also critical to guide proper screening and intervention efforts.

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Care access pathways similar for young Black and white athletes in concussion network

Apr. 28, 2022—Vanderbilt research found that both Black and white young athletes who suffered concussions while within a sport-related concussion (SRC) clinic referral did not experience health disparities related to their care.

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Patel joins VWCH as its first full-time hand surgeon

Apr. 28, 2022—Shaan Patel, MD, has joined Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital as an assistant professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and is the hospital's the only full-time hand surgeon dedicated to VWCH.

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Allen named Imaging Clinical Service Center medical director

Apr. 28, 2022—Laveil Allen, MD, has been named executive medical director of the Imaging Clinical Service Center, effective May 1.

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Rajaraman named TRIAD director of behavioral analysis

Apr. 28, 2022—Adithyan Rajaraman, PhD, BCBA-D, LBA, has been named director of the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center Treatment & Research Institute for Autism Spectrum Disorders.

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Nestler’s Discovery Lecture

Apr. 28, 2022—Eric Nestler, MD, PhD, renowned for his studies of the molecular basis of drug addiction and depression, discusses his latest research findings during last week’s Discovery Lecture.

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Patients and families share positive feedback on their experiences at VUMC

Apr. 27, 2022—To mark Patient Experience Week, a national event to celebrate how health care providers impact patient experience, several employees from across the Medical Center were invited to participate in a video to share their thoughts about why patient experience is so important.

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VUMC debuts new loan repayment benefit for nurses

Apr. 27, 2022—Vanderbilt University Medical Center has began offering a new nursing loan repayment benefit.

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New Clinician Spotlight: Aaron McMurtray

Apr. 26, 2022—Specializing in dementia and Alzheimer’s disease, neurologist Aaron McMurtray, MD, PhD, recently joined Vanderbilt University Medical Center as associate professor of Neurology.

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