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Reporter May 24 2019

Vanderbilt surgeons lead nation in study to restore sensation in breast tissue

May. 23, 2019—Study examines if cadaver nerve grafts can restore breast tissue sensation after mastectomy and reconstruction.

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Wyatt named president-elect of Association of Perioperative Registered Nurses

May. 23, 2019—AORN taps VUMC's David Wyatt, PhD, RN, as president-elect.

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Prader-Willi Clinic establishes new guidelines for treatment

May. 22, 2019—A comprehensive, multidisciplinary Prader-Willi Clinic at Vanderbilt is setting standards for the care of patients with the complex genetic disorder.

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Van Driest lands young investigator award from the American Society for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics

May. 22, 2019—Sara Van Driest, MD, PhD, assistant professor of Pediatrics and Medicine, recently received the 2019 Leon I. Goldberg Early Investigator Award from the American Society of Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics.

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Phillippi to direct Vanderbilt’s Nurse-Midwifery program

May. 22, 2019—Julia Phillippi, PhD, CNM, has been named academic director of the Nurse-Midwifery program at Vanderbilt University School of Nursing. She will also co-direct the Nurse-Midwifery/Family Nurse Practitioner dual-focus specialty with Courtney Pitts, DNP, FNP.

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Academic Pediatric Association honors Barkin

May. 22, 2019—Shari Barkin, MD, MSHS, division chief of General Pediatrics at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, was honored recently with the 2019 Academic Pediatric Association (APA) Research Award.

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Gore, King elected to 2019 IAMBE Class of Fellows

May. 22, 2019—John Gore, PhD, and Michael King, PhD, were recently elected to the International Academy of Medical and Biological Engineering (IAMBE) 2019 Class of Fellows in recognition of their contributions in the field of medical and biological engineering.

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VUMC’s Garrett to be Triological Society’s first female president

May. 22, 2019—Gaelyn Garrett, MD, MMHC, was recently inducted as the first female president of the American Laryngological, Rhinological and Otological Society.

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New clinic focused on helping patients with low vision issues

May. 22, 2019—When Josh Robinson, OD, chose to specialize in low vision optometry, he was certain of one thing — his services would have a big impact on his patient population — and it is proving to be true.

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VUMC earns national patient experience award

May. 22, 2019—Vanderbilt University Medical Center earns Women’s Choice Award, recognized as 100 Best Hospitals for Patient Experience

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StrategyShare19 wants to know the exciting work VUMC teams are doing

May. 20, 2019—StrategyShare19 is gathering examples of the exciting work being done across VUMC to advance the “Design for Patients and Families” Strategic Direction.

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