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Reporter Feb 21 2014

Vanderbilt study shows mother’s voice improves hospitalization and feeding in preemies

Feb. 17, 2014—Premature babies who receive an interventional therapy combining their mother’s voice and a pacifier-activated music player learn to eat more efficiently and have their feeding tubes removed sooner than other preemies, according to a Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt study published today in Pediatrics. The randomized clinical trial performed in the Neonatal Intensive...

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Faculty town hall meetings will gather feedback for strategic planning process

Feb. 17, 2014—The first of three faculty town hall meetings to update and engage Vanderbilt’s faculty on the four foundational areas driving the strategic planning process is scheduled for Feb. 27.

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