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Reporter Dec 12 2014

Frontline Leadership Academy honors McCormick

Dec. 11, 2014—Darlene McCormick, R.N., a nurse in the Medical Intensive Care Unit at Vanderbilt University Hospital, has been awarded the Frontline Impact Award for her project, “Reducing the Duration of Central Lines.”

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Photo: Being in the zone

Dec. 11, 2014—The Allstate Foundation recently presented a $72,000 check to Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt’s teen motor vehicle safety program, “Be in the Zone — Turn off Your Phone.”

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Fleming embraces role as medical students’ advocate

Dec. 11, 2014—Twenty-one years ago while seated at a small group gathering at the home of University of Virginia Medical School’s dean for student affairs, Amy Fleming, M.D., saw her future.

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Visit unites stem cell transplant patient, donor for first time

Dec. 11, 2014—When Darlena Clark of Hendersonville, Tennessee, saw Jon Strong for the first time at Nashville International Airport she, “just grabbed him and hugged him and just held on.”

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Study finds few meet criteria for healthy cardiovascular lifestyle

Dec. 11, 2014—When it comes to taking care of our hearts, there is a big divide between what we should do and what we actually do, a new multi-institution study reports.

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VUMC’s Swoosh takes home ‘Top Dog’ pet therapy award

Dec. 11, 2014—A tiny Vanderbilt University Medical Center volunteer has received a giant award from a national organization.

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Vanderbilt biologists contribute to major genetic study of malaria mosquitoes

Nov. 27, 2014—Vanderbilt biologists played an important supporting role in a major genetic study of malaria-carrying mosquitoes published this week in the journal "Science."

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Recent Stories from VUMC News and Communications Publications

Betsy Williams has firsthand advice for parents on the fence about whether their adolescent children should be vaccinated for the common human papilloma virus (HPV), which can lead to six types of cancer.  Don’t hesitate. Do it.

Momentum

Betsy Williams has firsthand advice for parents on the fence about whether their adolescent children should be vaccinated for the common human papilloma virus (HPV), which can lead to six types of cancer. Don’t hesitate. Do it.

Keeping pace: Nashville, once a mid-size city with a Southern small-town feel, is experiencing explosive growth.

Vanderbilt Medicine

Keeping pace: Nashville, once a mid-size city with a Southern small-town feel, is experiencing explosive growth.

VUMC campus

VUMC campus

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine entrance

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine entrance

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