Reporter May 5 2023
May. 4, 2023—David Wallace, MD, MPH, has been named as the new chair of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences and director of the Vanderbilt Eye Institute.
May. 4, 2023—Vanderbilt University Medical Center has received a $31.6 million federal grant to lead a national effort to better understand acute respiratory distress syndrome, pneumonia and sepsis.
May. 4, 2023—Three high school seniors with Vanderbilt mentors were selected for national honors by the Society for Science Regeneron Science Talent Search.
May. 4, 2023—Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt has launched a new pediatric Oral Immunotherapy Clinic, which offers a special therapy to peanut-allergic children to reduce risk of a harmful immune response in the event of accidental exposure to peanuts.
May. 4, 2023—As aggressive behavior toward health care providers is on the rise nationally, Vanderbilt's Workplace Violence Prevention Committee has recently developed stronger policies to help protect employees.
May. 3, 2023—Raymond Burk Jr., MD, former director of the Vanderbilt's Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, died May 1 in Nashville. He was 80.