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Reporter Nov 19 2021

National Injury Prevention Day highlights need for awareness

Nov. 18, 2021—Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt is joining 43 hospitals nationwide to raise awareness about the need for injury and violence prevention.

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‘Multi-omics’ reveals treatment option for breast cancer subtype

Nov. 18, 2021—  by Bill Snyder In a multidisciplinary collaboration, researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine have identified a subtype of triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC) that appears to be able to escape detection by the immune system and evade immunotherapy. Their report, published Nov. 1 in the journal...

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Program extends palliative care knowledge to improve patient care

Nov. 18, 2021—A new resource at Vanderbilt is helping medical students, residents and even long-standing medical faculty to enhance their palliative care skills.

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Team receives Association of Community Cancer Centers Innovator Award

Nov. 18, 2021—A team of Vanderbilt employees have received and award for implementing a streamlined follow-up protocol for patients who may not know they have cancer.

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Seven from VUMC among most highly cited researchers

Nov. 18, 2021—Seven Vanderbilt faculty members have made this year’s list of scientists whose papers have been cited most frequently by other researchers.

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Antimicrobial stewardship effort expanding reach

Nov. 18, 2021—The Vanderbilt Antimicrobial Stewardship Program recently expanded to the outpatient realm to provide more support for providers to optimize antibiotic use and delivery in the clinic setting.

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Lineup set for Dec. 4 Nashville Holiday Music Special

Nov. 18, 2021—The Nashville Holiday Music Special benefiting Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt will premiere on Saturday, Dec. 4, at 9 a.m. on News 2.

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Chic Awearness gala to support ovarian cancer research set for Dec. 6

Nov. 18, 2021—Chic Awearness, a fashion show and fundraiser for ovarian cancer research, returns as an in-person event from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 6.

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Hockey Fights Cancer comes through for Children’s Hospital

Nov. 17, 2021—The Nashville Predators hockey team continued its longtime support of Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt with this week's Hockey Fights Cancer game.

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VUMC receives three health care digital communications awards

Nov. 17, 2021—Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s department of Marketing and Engagement once again was recognized among the best in health care digital communications during last week’s Healthcare Internet Conference.

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Chisolm named COO of Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital

Nov. 17, 2021—  by Emily Stembridge Troy Chisolm has been named chief operating officer (COO) for Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital (VPH). As COO, Chisolm will lead a variety of initiatives and will support exceptional patient service, staff satisfaction, clinical quality outcomes, growth and volume management, and financial performance. “I am so excited to welcome Troy as the new...

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Case to depart role as Chief Compliance Officer

Nov. 17, 2021—Vanderbilt University Medical Center Chief Compliance Officer Edward (Ted) Case, JD, is leaving VUMC to return to private law practice.

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