Shari Barkin Archives
Heerman named chief of General Pediatrics
Apr. 26, 2023—Bill Heerman, MD, MPH, associate professor of Pediatrics, has been named chief of the Division of General Pediatrics, effective May 1.
Scale measures confidence with telehealth technology
Jun. 2, 2022—Vanderbilt's Digital Health Care Literacy Scale uses responses to three brief items to assess whether patients or caregivers are apt to have the confidence and basic know-how required to use digital health care services such as telehealth.
Barkin departing to become chair of pediatrics at Virginia Commonwealth University
Mar. 31, 2022—Shari Barkin, MD, MSHS, the chief of the Division of General Pediatrics, is departing Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, has been named chair of the Department of Pediatrics and physician-in-chief at Children’s Hospital of Richmond at Virginia Commonwealth University
VUMC to support $170 million NIH nutrition research initiative
Jan. 20, 2022— by Paul Govern The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has announced it will award $170 million over five years to clinics and centers across the country to study individual responses to food and dietary routines and develop electronic algorithms to support personalized nutrition recommendations. The program, called Nutrition for Precision Health (NPH), will recruit...
Barkin elected to the National Academy of Medicine
Oct. 18, 2021—Vanderbilt's Shari Barkin, MD, MSHS, has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine.
Research Staff Awards honor those who help drive engines of discovery
Feb. 18, 2021—Laboratory and administrative personnel at Vanderbilt University Medical Center were honored last week for research excellence during the 17th annual Research Staff Awards, held virtually this year because of the pandemic.
Pediatrician at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt urges caution this Halloween
Oct. 26, 2020—While most of 2020 has been pretty scary, Halloween doesn't have to be, say experts at Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt.
Children’s Hospital experts say well-child visits remain as crucial as ever
Jun. 3, 2020—Pediatricians at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt are stressing the continued importance of well-child visit for infants, children and adolescents, particularly during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Biomarker in saliva predicts childhood obesity risk: study
Mar. 5, 2020—A molecular marker in saliva is associated with the emergence of childhood obesity in a group of preschool-aged Hispanic children.
Academic Pediatric Association honors Barkin
May. 22, 2019—Shari Barkin, MD, MSHS, division chief of General Pediatrics at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, was honored recently with the 2019 Academic Pediatric Association (APA) Research Award.
Barkin named TNAAP Pediatrician of the Year
Oct. 25, 2018—Shari Barkin, MD, MSHS, chief of the Division of Academic General Pediatrics at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, has been named Pediatrician of the Year by the Tennessee Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (TNAAP).
Study finds behavioral changes insufficient at preventing early childhood obesity
Aug. 9, 2018—Young children and their families in poor communities were able to make some achievable and sustainable behavioral changes during the longest and largest obesity prevention intervention ever conducted. But, in the end, the results were insufficient to prevent early childhood obesity.