Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (VUSM)

Jeff Balser, MD, PhD, speaks during the spring faculty meeting. (photo by Erin O. Smith)

Spring Faculty Assembly — VUMC sees continued gains in research funding and reputation

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine continues to make impressive strides in research funding, rankings and faculty accomplishments, Dean Jeff Balser, MD, PhD, said Friday during the spring faculty meeting.

Chris Williams, MD, PhD

Chris Williams named VICC director for Research Education

Chris Williams, MD, PhD, associate dean for Physician-Scientist Education and Training at Vanderbilt University, has been named to lead Research Education at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center.

From left, Jennifer Pietenpol, PhD, Eric Farber-Eger, Lauren LeStourgeon, MPH, Luisella Spiga, PhD, and John Kuriyan, PhD.

VUMC research staff honored for excellence in the lab, clinic

Laboratory and administrative personnel at Vanderbilt University Medical Center were honored on March 29 for research excellence during the 20th annual Research Staff Awards Ceremony.

Kathleen Neuzil, MD, MPH

Distinguished Vanderbilt alum to lead the NIH Fogarty International Center

Kathleen Neuzil, MD, MPH, a former faculty member and distinguished alumna of the Vanderbilt MPH Program, has been appointed director of the Fogarty International Center and associate director for international research at the National Institutes of Health.

Residency ‘Match’ program has record high applicant participation

Among those who matched during the National Resident Matching Program on Friday, March 15, were 92 members of the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine graduating class.

School of Medicine in top 10 in NIH funding: survey

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, which received $527.7 million in direct and indirect NIH grant support in FY23, has been among the top 10 U.S. medical schools in NIH funding for six of the last 10 years.

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