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Vanderbilt University honors 36 as emeriti faculty

May. 10, 2013—Thirty-six retiring faculty members were recognized during Vanderbilt’s Commencement ceremony May 10, when the university honored their years of service and bestowed on them the title of emeritus or emerita faculty.

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Deans offer outlook on Vanderbilt’s teaching landscape at Celebration of Teaching event

May. 6, 2013—Changes in instructional technology as well as changes among the student body present opportunities and challenges in today's university classrooms, said three Vanderbilt deans at a recent Celebration of Teaching event.

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SOM instructors recognized for serving the underserved

May. 2, 2013—A combination of highly rated clinical skills, a thirst for mentorship and a deep sense of respect for their patients are among the reasons listed in two recent recognitions for a pair of Vanderbilt physicians. Jule West, M.D., assistant professor of Internal Medicine and her colleague, Morgan McDonald, M.D., assistant professor of Internal Medicine and...

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Film festival highlights medical students’ work

May. 2, 2013—First-year Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (VUSM) students presented their first projects on April 25 at the Student Life Center, as part of a new program at VUSM. The projects were video documentaries about the “what and the why” of being a physician scientist. The film presentations were the culmination of the first year of...

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A Final Emphasis

May. 2, 2013—The Vanderbilt University School of Medicine’s Emphasis Project celebrated its final iteration in a poster presentation April 25, in the north lobby of Light Hall. The project paired first-year medical students with a research faculty member to complete an 18-month project. Led for the better part of a decade by the late Dennis O’Day, M.D.,...

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White coat donors recognized

May. 2, 2013—Reid Thompson, M.D., center, and wife Lorraine Ware, M.D., front, share some wisdom with their white coat recipients, first-year Vanderbilt University School of Medicine students Krystian Kozek, left, and Jonathan Knowlton. Thompson and Ware are sponsoring the students as part of VUSM’s White Coat Sponsorship Program. The traditional short, white lab coats are distributed to...

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VUSM student lands coveted cardiovascular research fellowship

Apr. 25, 2013—A Vanderbilt University School of Medicine student is among 13 individuals nationwide to receive a Sarnoff Foundation Medical Student Research Fellowship award for 2013-2014.

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Interdisciplinary health course boosts global experience

Apr. 25, 2013—A recent addition to interdisciplinary electives illustrates how Vanderbilt educators are working to bring future health care providers together to prepare for work in an increasingly global and multicultural world.

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Shade Tree Trot

Apr. 25, 2013—Last Saturday’s Shade Tree Trot drew more than 700 runners and walkers to the Vanderbilt campus.

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Vanderbilt Guatemalan field station new interdisciplinary hub

Apr. 18, 2013—Vanderbilt University’s expanded commitment to research and sustainable development in Guatemala is reflected in this spring’s opening of a Guatemala City field station that is home to 13 projects.

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Boston Marathoner reflects on experience; tragedy prompts response from Vanderbilt community

Apr. 17, 2013—Amanda Hachey had just crossed the finish line at Monday's Boston Marathon when she heard the first of two loud explosions. She reflects on her experience, while other members of the Vanderbilt community respond to the tragedy.

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Photo: Second Look

Apr. 11, 2013—During last week’s Second Visit Weekend, prospective School of Medicine student Isabella Bellon works with Dennis McWeeney, D.O., to ‘deliver a baby’ at the Center for Experiential Learning and Assessment.

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Recent Stories from VUMC News and Communications Publications

Betsy Williams has firsthand advice for parents on the fence about whether their adolescent children should be vaccinated for the common human papilloma virus (HPV), which can lead to six types of cancer.  Don’t hesitate. Do it.

Momentum

Betsy Williams has firsthand advice for parents on the fence about whether their adolescent children should be vaccinated for the common human papilloma virus (HPV), which can lead to six types of cancer. Don’t hesitate. Do it.

Keeping pace: Nashville, once a mid-size city with a Southern small-town feel, is experiencing explosive growth.

Vanderbilt Medicine

Keeping pace: Nashville, once a mid-size city with a Southern small-town feel, is experiencing explosive growth.

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Vanderbilt University School of Medicine entrance

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine entrance

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