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Get food with international flair at ACDR cook-off

Jun. 19, 2012—Are your taste buds craving something scrumptious? Spicy? Maybe a little international? Get your fill at the Alliance for Cultural Diversity in Research’s international cook-off. Favorite dishes from around the world will be available in the third-floor breezeway between Light Hall and the Robinson Research Building from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday, June 26. Tickets...

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View historical medical center images through new website

Jun. 5, 2012—VUMC Through Time is a new historical image website from the Eskind Biomedical Library. It contains more than 1,000 images depicting Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s people and places, from the late 19th century to the recent past. The images include class composites, group photos of residents, portraits of faculty, images of events and photos of buildings...

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Vanderbilt honors top graduates during Commencement

May. 11, 2012—Top scholars from Vanderbilt University’s undergraduate and professional schools are being honored with Founder’s Medals during Commencement on Friday, May 11.

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Lecture on social media and diabetes education March 23

Mar. 21, 2012—Using social media to communicate and educate about diabetes is the topic of a lunchtime lecture on March 23. Shelagh Mulvaney, assistant professor of nursing, biomedical informatics and pediatrics at Vanderbilt, will discuss “The Rules of Engagement: Using Social Technologies to Enhance Diabetes Education” at noon Friday, March 23, in Preston Research Building, Room 206....

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GIVME seeking research and project proposals

Mar. 7, 2012—The Office for Teaching and Learning in Medicine is now accepting proposals for Great Ideas in Vanderbilt Medical Education (GIVME), which seeks to fund innovative pilot research and development projects for teaching and learning at Vanderbilt. Vanderbilt School of Medicine faculty, fellows and house staff may submit proposals for UME, GME, CME and Laboratory Sciences...

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Ed Holloran Memorial Lecture scheduled for March 1

Feb. 23, 2012—Antonio M. Gotto Jr., a Vanderbilt School of Medicine alumnus and emeritus vice president and provost for medical affairs at Cornell University, will discuss “Dyslipidemia and CHD: What Have We Learned and Where are We Going?” at noon Thursday, March 1, in Light Hall, Room 208. Gotto’s talk is the 2012 Ed Holloran Memorial Lecture...

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Flexner Lecture to discuss medical school curriculum reform

Feb. 13, 2012—Daniel D. Federman, the Carl W. Walter Distinguished Professor of Medicine and Medical Education
 at Harvard Medical School, will present 
“Curriculum Reform and Development at HMS: Lessons Learned” at noon Tuesday, Feb. 21, in 208 Light Hall. Federman’s talk is the 2012 Flexner Lecture in Medical Education at Vanderbilt. Lunch will be provided with an...

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Flexner recalled for compassion, devotion

Jan. 5, 2012—The halls of VUMC are a little quieter today. John M. Flexner, M.D., professor of Medicine, emeritus, whose booming voice and outgoing personality were a part of the Medical Center since his arrival here in 1954, died surrounded by family at Vanderbilt University Hospital on Dec. 27. He was 85. Dr. Flexner was a U.S....

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Training addresses returning service members’ mental health needs

Dec. 21, 2011—A Vanderbilt-led workshop for military health care providers could lead to more post-deployment mental health referrals.

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Health care crisis subject of School of Medicine Dean’s Lecture

Nov. 14, 2011—Larry Van Horn, executive director of health affairs at Owen Graduate School of Management, will discuss “Our Health Care Crisis: A Mathematical Examination” from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 16, in 214 Light Hall. It is the latest installment in the School of Medicine’s Dean’s Lecture Series. Contact: Sarah Creekmore Woodall, (615) 322-5007 sarah.c.woodall@vanderbilt.edu

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Growth factor boosts beta cells

Oct. 21, 2011—A growth factor may help grow transplantation-quality pancreas cells for treating diabetes.

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Initiative to help ‘translate’ diabetes research advances

Oct. 21, 2011—The new Center for Diabetes Translation Research will translate scientific breakthroughs into practices that can be applied in the doctor’s office and the patient’s home.

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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

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