Reporter May 24 2019
May. 23, 2019—Study examines if cadaver nerve grafts can restore breast tissue sensation after mastectomy and reconstruction.
May. 23, 2019—AORN taps VUMC's David Wyatt, PhD, RN, as president-elect.
May. 22, 2019—A comprehensive, multidisciplinary Prader-Willi Clinic at Vanderbilt is setting standards for the care of patients with the complex genetic disorder.
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.
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.
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.
May. 22, 2019—Gaelyn Garrett, MD, MMHC, was recently inducted as the first female president of the American Laryngological, Rhinological and Otological Society.
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.
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.