Reporter August 2023
Cindy Lowe of Translational Pathology Shared Resource wins award from National Society of Histotechnology
Aug. 31, 2023—Cindy Lowe, research assistant in the Translational Pathology Shared Resource at VUMC, has won the National Society of Histotechnology’s Jules Elias Excellence in Immunohistochemistry & Molecular Techniques Award.
Aug. 31, 2023—Vanderbilt researchers created a phenotype-genotype reference map to assess data quality in DNA biobanks.
Aug. 30, 2023—Five Vanderbilt University Medical Center nurses were recently honored as Preceptor of the Year by Vanderbilt University School of Nursing.
Aug. 30, 2023—Following a successful pilot program, music therapy is now being offered to patients on three additional units at Vanderbilt University Hospital.
Aug. 29, 2023—Approximately 60 VUMC volunteers, including surgeons, pre- and post-op nurses and check-in, anesthesia, sterile, supply and cleaning staff, took over the Vanderbilt Surgery Center in Franklin to provide free surgical treatment to uninsured or underinsured Middle Tennesseans.
Residency program supports newly licensed RNs as they transition from students to professional nurses
Aug. 29, 2023—Vanderbilt University Medical Center's Nurse Residency Program is a 12-month program that supports newly licensed RNs as they transition from students to professional nurses.
Aug. 28, 2023—Vanderbilt research finds that only 1% of 22,116 commercially insured women ages 15-49 with medically managed miscarriages received the recommended combination of mifepristone.
Aug. 24, 2023—A team of surgeons and biomedical engineers have shown the use of probe-based near infrared autofluorescence technology helps confirm the identification of parathyroid glands during endocrine surgery
Aug. 24, 2023—A group of Vanderbilt nurses recently teamed up with the Hadley Park branch of the Nashville Public Library for a day of new wellness initiatives — including sharing health education information, raising awareness of health risks, and demonstrating healthy oral care habits to the community of North Nashville.