Stephen Patrick

Second-most used herbicide in the US linked to birth defect in national study 

At present, 44 countries, including the European Union, have banned or are phasing out atrazine due to concern for its negative effects on human health.

Education, bullying, mental health, school gun violence top list of parental concerns for their children: poll

The latest results from an annual poll of Tennessee parents from the Vanderbilt Center for Child Health Policy again show education and school quality is the leading concern parents have for their children for the third consecutive year.

Jaser, Patrick, Upperman elected to the American Pediatric Society

Vanderbilt’s Sarah Jaser, PhD, and Stephen Patrick, MD, MPH, MS, and Jeffrey Upperman, MD, have been elected to the American Pediatric Society.

Poll shows food insecurity on rise in Tennessee

A newly released Vanderbilt poll found that an increasing number of Tennessee parents are reporting their families are food insecure.

Vanderbilt Child Health poll: majority of Tennessee parents worried about school quality, mental health

A new poll of Tennessee parents from the Vanderbilt Center for Child Health Policy found that most Tennessee parents placed school quality and child mental health at the top of their list of concerns for their children.