Reporter Aug 27 2021
Aug. 26, 2021—Marie Griffin, MD, MPH, and John Sergent, MD, were recognized for their contributions to diversity and inclusion during a portrait unveiling ceremony sponsored by the Office of Diversity Affairs.
Aug. 26, 2021—All Coleen Leszczynski ever wanted was to be normal. Born with a congenital heart disease (CHD), she labored to breathe, having only three-quarters the oxygen capacity of a healthy person. Still, she fought to live, serving as a cardiac nurse in her native Philadelphia area for more than 16 years. She wanted to help people like her.
Aug. 26, 2021—Children and young adults who are obese are at greater risk for malignant thyroid nodules, according to new study from Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.
Aug. 26, 2021—At Vanderbilt Health One Hundred Oaks, among the 40 full-time Aramark Corp. employees who work under contract to provide environmental services — EVS, an industry term for health care cleaning services — there has not been an injury requiring medical attention in more than 500 days.
Aug. 26, 2021—Mike DeFoe has been named executive director of Finance for Vanderbilt Bedford Hospital.
Aug. 26, 2021—The Vanderbilt Institute of Global Health (VIGH) is joining Yale University and the University of Liberia College of Health Sciences (ULCHS) to establish a public-private-academic hub for research utilization in the Liberian health sector and an academic network to strengthen Liberia’s education and health sectors as part of a five-year, $15 million federal project announced this week.
Aug. 24, 2021—Forbes has recognized Vanderbilt University Medical Center as one of America’s Best-In-State Employers for 2021 according to the publication’s annual award list published on Forbes.com.