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Reporter June 27 2014

VUIT creates one network for university and medical center

Jun. 30, 2014—Vanderbilt University Information Technology has removed a significant limitation to network access and performance by merging two networks – the university network and the Medical Center network – into one.

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Rousseau appointed to NIH study group

Jun. 26, 2014—Vanderbilt researcher Bernard Rousseau, Ph.D., is being appointed to the Motor Function, Speech and Rehabilitation Study Section at the Center for Scientific Review, National Institutes of Health, for the term beginning July 1 and ending June 30, 2020.

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Kennedy Center trio recognized for intellectual and developmental disabilities contributions

Jun. 26, 2014—The American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AAIDD) recently recognized two Vanderbilt Kennedy Center (VKC) staff members and one VKC investigator for their service in the field of intellectual and developmental disabilities.

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VUMC’s Seger lauded by European clinical toxicology association

Jun. 26, 2014—Donna Seger, M.D., professor of Clinical Medicine and medical director for the Tennessee Poison Center, has received a fellowship in the European Association of Poison Centres and Clinical Toxicologists (EAPCCT).

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Aliyu receives alumnus award from UAB

Jun. 26, 2014—Muktar Aliyu, M.D., MPH, Dr.P.H., associate director for Research at the Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health, is the recipient of the 2014 Alumnus Award for Scientific Excellence from the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Public Health.

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Photo: Music City Tennis Invitational

Jun. 26, 2014—The 41st Annual Music City Tennis Invitational 2014 (MCTI) recently presented $102,000 to the Center for Child Development at the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt. Founded in 1973 by Nashville music industry leaders, MCTI is the longest running music-related charity tennis tournament in the country, and has raised more than $1.5 million in proceeds from...

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American Board of Internal Medicine lauds VU-authored article

Jun. 26, 2014—The ABIM (American Board of Internal Medicine) Foundation recently recognized a Vanderbilt-authored article about medical professionalism with an annual Professionalism Article Prize.

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VU study shows common diabetes drug can slow chronic kidney disease progression

Jun. 26, 2014—Vanderbilt investigators have demonstrated in two studies that metformin-based treatments delay the onset and progression of chronic kidney disease (CKD) compared with other treatments for diabetes.

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VUSM team seeks to hone in on health care ‘hot spots’

Jun. 26, 2014—Vanderbilt University School of Medicine is fielding one of 10 teams of students selected to participate in a project aimed at identifying the most frequent users of health care.

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Awards recognize commitment, dedication to service

Jun. 26, 2014—Credo and Five Pillar Leader Award winners were announced Tuesday during the Summer 2014 Clinical Enterprise Leadership Assembly at Langford Auditorium.

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Dietetic Internship Program graduates 85th class

Jun. 26, 2014—Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s Dietetic Internship Program graduated its 85th class of students on June 16.

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Vanderbilt IT evaluating enterprise video conferencing needs

Jun. 24, 2014—Vanderbilt IT is preparing to launch a survey to determine what video conferencing solutions are already in place across Vanderbilt and to identify needs for this service.

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