Reporter July 8 2022
Jul. 7, 2022—by Christina Echegaray For 100 years, the Junior League of Nashville has been a champion of children’s health care, impacting the lives of countless patients and families through its commitment to service and philanthropy. The group has a rich legacy that features a long-standing partnership with Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, carrying out...
Jul. 7, 2022—On June 29 Stephen Raffanti, MD, MPH, hung up his scrubs at the Vanderbilt Comprehensive Care Clinic for the last time. It was a bittersweet moment for the man who helped lead Nashville out of the darkest days of the AIDS epidemic 30 years ago.
Jul. 7, 2022—A Vanderbilt clinical trial shows that convalescent plasma, widely given to severely ill patients hospitalized with COVID-19 during the pandemic, does not improve their ability to survive or recover
Jul. 7, 2022—A Vanderbilt study shows that taking a careful history in patients who report allergies to cephalosporins and separating them into risk categories can help identify which patients are at low risk to be truly allergic to these antibiotics.
Jul. 7, 2022—Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital has launched a new social work fellowship which will prepare master’s degree-level graduates for social work in the behavioral health field.
Jul. 7, 2022—Vanderbilt's Jim Cassat, MD, PhD, has received a three-year, $750,000 award from the G. Harold and Leila Y. Mathers Foundation to support research exploring the interplay between bone homeostasis and infectious disease.