Reporter October 2023
Nov. 1, 2023—In the largest study of its kind, researchers at Vanderbilt have identified unexpected alterations in the exocrine tissues of the pancreas that occur in the two major forms of diabetes, and with aging and obesity.
Nov. 1, 2023—For the fourth time, Vanderbilt University Medical Center has been recognized with the 2023 Best Workplace for Men in Nursing Award from the American Association for Men in Nursing.
Oct. 31, 2023—The ingenuity and enterprising spirit on display at Vanderbilt University Medical Center took center stage last week at Strategy Share 2023, as more than 30 employees presented their problem-solving and innovative solutions.
Oct. 31, 2023—Kimryn Rathmell, MD, PhD, chair of Medicine at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, has received the Paragon Award for Research Excellence from the Doris Duke Foundation.
Oct. 30, 2023—Vanderbilt's André Churchwell, MD, has been recognized as a diversity leader and a recipient of Modern Healthcare’s Luminary Award.
Oct. 27, 2023—Vanderbilt research shows that commensal gut microbes impact the host-pathogen competition for iron and has implications for therapeutic strategies aimed at preventing pathogens from acquiring essential nutrients.
Oct. 27, 2023—The Levi Watkins Jr. MD Lecture honored the first African American to graduate from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, and recognized the contributions of several Vanderbilt faculty, trainees and students who have made contributions to diversity, equity and inclusion.
Oct. 27, 2023—Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital’s Socktober event benefits Compassionate Hands, a Wilson County-based nonprofit that provides food, shelter, clothing and cleaning services to those experiencing homelessness.
Oct. 26, 2023—Vanderbilt's Stephanie Jian, OD, has been selected as a recipient of the inaugural Berkeley Optometry and Vision Science “40 under 40” award.