Stallworth Rehabilitation Hospital Archives
Apr. 13, 2023—by Danny Bonvissuto When you’re largely confined to a hospital bed for two months, the world becomes very small. This was the case for Roy Whitehead, who rehabilitated at Vanderbilt Stallworth Rehabilitation Hospital following a car wreck that left him with a broken neck and back. A bright spot during his stay was the day...
Mar. 16, 2022—A multidisciplinary team at Vanderbilt helped José Ontiveros cope with a long list of severe complications arising from his COVID-19i infection.
Sep. 8, 2020—Newsweek has recognized the Vanderbilt Stallworth Rehabilitation Hospital and its partner Encompass Health as among America’s Best Physical Rehabilitation Centers for 2020.
Aug. 1, 2019—A group of volunteer gardeners are using nature-related workshops to help Stallworth Rehabilitation Hospital patients improve their fine-motor skills.
Mar. 28, 2019—Vanderbilt Stallworth Rehabilitation Hospital is celebrating its 25th anniversary.
Mar. 28, 2019—Tim Lowell of Hernando, Mississippi, received the first total artificial heart in the state of Tennessee when the cardiac surgery team at Vanderbilt Health placed the device in his chest on Sept. 26, 2018. The mechanical heart kept him alive for nearly three months until a matching human donor heart became available and he was transplanted on Dec. 16, 2018, at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
Mar. 8, 2018—As a freshman at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, Jeff Johns, MD, spotted someone practicing for cheerleader tryouts. Although he had never once tumbled in gymnastics or participated in cheerleading before, Johns asked her to teach him some basics.
Sep. 7, 2017—Jeffrey Palmucci, who has served as the interim Chief Operating Officer for Vanderbilt-Stallworth Rehabilitation Hospital since April, has been named the hospital’s Chief Executive Officer, effective Sept. 18.
Feb. 23, 2017—The inaugural class of the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation residency program is making a big impact on patient care and research at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC).
Jan. 26, 2017—Cancer patient Sharon Edwards will lift her voice toward what she hopes is a better year when she sings for Pope Francis later this month.