reporter sept 14 2012 Archives
Sep. 13, 2012—An analysis of Massachusetts’ health care reform program by a Vanderbilt researcher indicates insurance gaps may remain as the Affordable Care Act (ACA) expands insurance coverage beginning in 2014.
Sep. 13, 2012—The Peace Corps has selected Milton and Fred Ochieng’ as this year’s recipients of their annual Director’s Award.
Sep. 13, 2012—Hope Collins has been named to the new position as manager of Interpreter Services.
Sep. 13, 2012—Each year, students at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine join one of four Advisory Colleges for general support throughout medical school. Here, members of Chapman College cheer after winning first place in relay races during the annual annual College Cup, which also includes events ranging from an Iron Chef cookoff to a dodgeball competition. Robinson...
Sep. 13, 2012—R. Alto Charo, J.D., a nationally known bioethicist at the University of Wisconsin Law School in Madison, will deliver the first Flexner Discovery Lecture on Thursday, Sept. 20.
Sep. 13, 2012—In honor of former patient Chad Crabtree, Make-A-Wish Foundation of Middle Tennessee donated 11 state-of-the-art, flat-screen televisions to Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt. The teenager died after a long battle with leukemia, and he used his wish to make sure children undergoing treatments in the hospital’s myelosuppression unit have the best entertainment possible....
Sep. 13, 2012—At the inaugural Heart Walk Pep Rally last week, the Vanderbilt Heart Sounds introduced this year’s song, an original composition titled “Walk the Walk,” written by Cardiac Surgery administrative assistant Kurt Eger and cardiologist Mark Glazer, M.D.