Tom Talbot Archives
Dec. 8, 2023—The traditional definition of health care-associated influenza leads to gross undercounting, a Vanderbilt study suggests.
Mar. 17, 2022—Vanderbilt's Tom Talbot, MD, MPH, was recently elected to serve in the leadership of the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America.
Dec. 8, 2021—Vanderbilt University Medical Center infectious disease experts advise this is the season to think very wisely about planned get-togethers.
Aug. 24, 2020—To offer employees more room to spread out and relax during their work breaks, Vanderbilt University Medical Center has built a new space for employees to eat and rejuvenate in a safe, socially distanced environment.
Jun. 26, 2020—American Airlines has created a new Travel Health Advisory Panel that includes Vanderbilt University Medical Center infectious disease experts to advise on health and cleaning matters as travelers return over the summer.
Feb. 5, 2020—Vanderbilt infectious diseases specialist Thomas Talbot, MD, MPH, answers questions about the current novel coronavirus outbreak in China.
Dec. 5, 2017—Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) is the first health system in the nation to receive the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) Program of Distinction designation, an acknowledgement of excellence for infection prevention and control programs that meet stringent standards established by the association.
Oct. 19, 2017—Germ-killing robots are being enlisted to further safeguard Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) patients from health care-associated infections.
Oct. 20, 2015—A “bundle” of electronically implemented care guidelines reduced intensive care unit patient complications related to mechanical ventilation.
Sep. 24, 2014—Don’t panic over Ebola. But don’t ignore it, either. That was the take-home message for U.S. citizens from a “mini-hearing” held by U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., at Vanderbilt University Medical Center on Wednesday with researchers and health officials from Vanderbilt and the State of Tennessee.