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Reporter Feb 14 2014

Gore honored by Zhejiang University

Feb. 13, 2014—John Gore, Ph.D., director of the Vanderbilt University Institute for Imaging Science, was named an honorary professor of Zhejiang University, China, during his recent visit to Zhejiang University School of Biomedical Engineering and Instrument Science.

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Elective program expands education in new directions

Feb. 13, 2014—This semester Vanderbilt University School of Medicine introduced a new Evening Elective Program designed for medical and nursing students, residents and fellows with the goal of developing well-rounded health care professionals.

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LifeFlight helps establish first EMS system in Guyana

Feb. 13, 2014—Vanderbilt LifeFlight is helping the country of Guyana implement its first emergency medical services (EMS) system.

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Ozier to direct human research protection efforts

Feb. 13, 2014—Julie Ozier, MHL, has been named director of Vanderbilt’s Human Research Protection Program (HRPP) and Institutional Review Board (IRB). Ozier has worked with the HRPP and IRB for 11 years, has been associate director since 2007, and at Vanderbilt since 1996.

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Division mines perioperative data to enhance safety, quality

Feb. 13, 2014—The Vanderbilt Anesthesiology and Perioperative Informatics Research (VAPIR) Division was recently established to extract and analyze data from Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s archive of de-identified perioperative patient data comprising more than 729,000 completed surgical cases to help improve patient safety and quality of care.

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