Reporter May 17 2013
May. 16, 2013—Vanderbilt’s James Crowe Jr., M.D., and a collaborator in Texas have been awarded a $4.4 million grant from the U.S. Department of Defense to study new ways to treat and prevent Ebola and Marburg viruses.
May. 16, 2013—While physicians and nurse practitioners agree on general principles, survey reveals differences on specific policies Primary care physicians and nurse practitioners significantly disagree on some proposed changes to the scope of nurse practitioners’ responsibilities, according to a New England Journal of Medicine study released today. The study, led by investigators from the Vanderbilt University School...
May. 16, 2013—During his remarks to the third graduating class of the School for Science and Math at Vanderbilt (SSMV) on Saturday, May 11, U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., didn’t give an address — he told a story instead.
May. 16, 2013—Executive Chief Nursing Officer Marilyn Dubree, MSN, R.N., presented the 2013 State of Nursing address to a packed audience in Light Hall Tuesday, and the key message was that all Vanderbilt nurses will play an important role in helping the organization navigate through the puzzle of health care delivery.
May. 16, 2013—The Vanderbilt University School of Medicine Class of 2013 will enter health care at a time of great change. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) will begin the bulk of its health reform changes Jan. 1, 2014. New providers will enter a rapidly changing system of care.
May. 16, 2013—Colleen Conway-Welch, Ph.D., CNM, dean of Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, told graduates during Commencement and Investiture ceremonies last week that “advanced practice nurses, nurse scientists, nurse managers and leaders are crucial to health care and to our country.”
May. 16, 2013—Vanderbilt awarded 66 Ph.D. degrees to an accomplished group of students in Medical Center-related departments and programs.
May. 14, 2013—The Tennessee Women’s Health Report Card, released May 14, indicates women’s health is moving in the right direction, but there’s much more work to be done.