surgeon general Archives
Former Surgeon General Satcher to speak Sept. 18
Sep. 11, 2019—Former U.S. Surgeon General David Satcher, MD, PhD, will deliver the 10th annual David Satcher Lecture at noon, Wednesday, Sept. 18, in room 208 Light Hall.
Addressing the opioid crisis
May. 24, 2018—U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams, MD, MPH, visited Vanderbilt University Medical Center last week to speak at the spring Health Policy Grand Rounds at Langford Auditorium. The event was dedicated to combatting America’s opioid crisis, and Adams emphasized the importance of the overdose-reversal drug naloxone.
Sep. 14, 2017—Vanderbilt’s Jesse Ehrenfeld, M.D., MPH, right, posed for a photo at the White House with Vice President Mike Pence, center, at the recent ceremony swearing in Jerome Adams, M.D., MPH, left, as Surgeon General of the United States.
Jan. 12, 2017—An overflow crowd greeted Rear Admiral Sylvia Trent-Adams, the U.S. Deputy Surgeon General, for her lecture Monday at Vanderbilt University School of Nursing. The nation’s top nurse gave an overview of factors that influence the health policy process and health care delivery system, and discussed the value nurses bring to policy discussions at all levels....