Reporter November 2023
Nov. 30, 2023—Daniel Muñoz, MD, MPA, associate professor of Medicine, and Francis Miller, MD, professor of Medicine, have been named interim directors of the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
Pediatrics chair Webber named Dean and Executive Vice Chancellor for University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Nov. 30, 2023—Steven Webber, MBChB, MRCP, James C. Overall Professor and Chair of the Department of Pediatrics, has been named as Dean of the College of Medicine and Executive Vice Chancellor for the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.
Nov. 30, 2023—A group of Ukrainian oncologists recently visited Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center where they toured research labs, observed tumor board meetings, met with several Vanderbilt oncologists, and attended the 23rd Annual Retreat for Cancer Biology.
Nov. 29, 2023—Monica Joanna Elnekaveh was doing everything she could to learn what was causing her 18-month-old daughter’s developmental issues. Her relentless quest to find answers eventually led her to Vanderbilt investigative neurologist Jing-Qiong (Katty) Kang, MD, PhD.
Nov. 29, 2023—A collaboration between Royal Philips and Vanderbilt University Medical Center proves that sustainable initiatives in health care can be both environmentally friendly and cost-effective.
VUMC receives $10 million to study childhood obesity interventions in rural and minority communities in Tennessee and Louisiana
Nov. 28, 2023—Vanderbilt researchers are set to begin studying the ideal “dose” of behavioral interventions to treat childhood obesity in rural and minority communities across Tennessee and Louisiana.
Nov. 28, 2023—Stephen W. Marshall, MBA, Senior Vice president of Operations for Surgery Partners, has been named as Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for Vanderbilt Health System’s Ambulatory Surgery Division.
Nov. 27, 2023—Nurse leaders from around the country in either clinical practice or academic medicine came together Nov. 13-17 at Vanderbilt University School of Nursing for the second annual Academy for Diverse Emerging Nurse Leaders.
Nov. 27, 2023—For the second year, a delegation of doctors from Ukraine recently visited Vanderbilt University Medical Center to observe organ transplants and protocols.
Nov. 27, 2023—Vanderbilt's John (Jed) Kuhn, MD, MS, has been named president of the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons,
Nov. 27, 2023—Sondra Hornsey, MSEd, CHPC, Interim Chief Compliance and Privacy Officer for Stanford Health Care and Stanford Children’s Hospital, has been named as Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s new Chief Privacy Officer. She will join VUMC on Dec. 4.
Nov. 22, 2023—A study comparing two surgical methods for repairing childhood intermittent exotropia (a common form of strabismus or eye misalignment, in which one or both eyes sometimes turn outward) were unable to detect a significant difference in the two methods.