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Reporter Sept 10 2021

Shoulder surgery helps get athlete back into competition

Sep. 9, 2021—Thanks to orthopaedic surgery at Vanderbilt following a devastating injury, multi-sport athlete Lauren Nethery is back on track.

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Gift creates directorship in translational vision research

Sep. 9, 2021—Marlene and Spencer Hays’ longtime support of the Vanderbilt Eye Institute includes the recent commitment to establish the Marlene & Spencer Hays Directorship in Translational Vision Research.

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Study urges new pediatric thyroid surgery protocols

Sep. 9, 2021—A Vanderbilt study is reinforcing the need to develop specific protocols for children, particularly concerning thyroid disease.

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Raman, Balucan receive health equity research grants

Sep. 9, 2021—Vanderbilt researchers Rameela Raman, PhD, and Francis Balucan, MD, MBA, are the recipients of the first annual Vanderbilt Center for Health Services Research (CHSR) Health Equity Research Grants.

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Valentine named Vice President for Allied Health Education

Sep. 9, 2021—Peggy Valentine, EdD, has joined Vanderbilt University Medical Center as Vice President for Allied Health Education.

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VHVI offers latest therapies to treat atrial fibrillation

Sep. 9, 2021—Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute continues to offer the latest in therapies to treat atrial fibrillation (AF or AFib), the most common cardiac arrhythmia.

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Law receives award for ophthalmology education excellence

Sep. 9, 2021—Vanderbilt’s Janice Law, MD, has been named to receive the Award for Excellence in Medical Student Education from the Association of University Professors of Ophthalmology (AUPO)/American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO).

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Froehler elected a second time to surgery society board

Sep. 9, 2021—For a second consecutive year, Vanderbilt's Michael Froehler, MD, PhD, has been elected a member of the board of directors of the Society of NeuroInterventional Surgery (SNIS).

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Wagner named to lead Vanderbilt Burn Center

Sep. 8, 2021—Anne Wagner, MD, has joined Vanderbilt University Medical Center to serve as medical director of the Vanderbilt Burn Center.

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New module helps equip clinicians to provide peer support

Sep. 8, 2021—A new Quiz Time module launching Sept. 13 will help faculty and physicians at Vanderbilt provide self-care and peer support.

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New Clinician Spotlight: Jane Freedman

Sep. 8, 2021—Jane Freedman, MD, has joined Vanderbilt University Medical Center as director of the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine and physician-in-chief of the Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute.

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