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Aug. 22, 2013—During a tour 30 years ago of what is now the Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center, Tom Flood witnessed an extraordinary event. “What I saw and what I heard that day made a tremendous impression on me. I was so touched by my experience,” Flood said.

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Children’s Hospital launches new health and wellness website

Aug. 20, 2013—Parents may be overwhelmed when searching online for children’s health information. Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt has launched a health and wellness online portal to provide access to trusted doctor-reviewed information. The Health and Wellness Portal features content from Krames Staywell, a national leader in patient health information. Diseases and conditions articles are...

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Flulapalooza 3 is Sept. 25

Aug. 14, 2013—Flulapalooza 3 will be held Wednesday, Sept. 25, from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. in a tent between Light Hall and the Veteran’s Administration Hospital.

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Concussion expert says ‘when in doubt, sit them out’

Aug. 14, 2013—Physicians at the Vanderbilt Sports Concussion Center urge coaches and parents to know the warning signs of a concussion and not let athletes return to play until they have been cleared by a health care professional.

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Moore named associate vice chancellor for Finance

Aug. 8, 2013—Cecelia B. Moore, MHA, CPA, vice president of Finance and Chief Operating Officer for the Patient Revenue Management Organization (PRMO) with Duke University Health System, has been named associate vice chancellor for Finance at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

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Sign up now for Vanderbilt Osher fall classes

Aug. 6, 2013—Hot topics in astronomy, pioneering African American film stars, medical advances, and the history of fashion are among 11 classes offered this fall for adults 50 and above by the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Vanderbilt.

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Team Vanderbilt to serve as information portal for local walks, races

Aug. 2, 2013—Nashville is home to hundreds of charitable walks, runs and rides. Team Vanderbilt will serve as a one-stop recruitment and information portal for events affiliated with Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

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Medical Center limited submission opportunity: Burroughs Wellcome Fund

Jul. 24, 2013—Vanderbilt may nominate five candidates for the 2014 Career Awards for Medical Scientists, which supports physician-scientists bridging advanced postdoctoral/fellowship training and the early years of faculty service. Grants are $700,000 for a five-year period. Proposals must be in the area of basic biomedical, disease-oriented or translational research. The Burroughs Wellcome Fund encourages nominations from candidates...

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Vanderbilt Nutrition and Diet Assessment Core established

Jul. 19, 2013—The Vanderbilt Nutrition and Diet Assessment Core has been established to facilitate all types of human research.

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VUCast: Life-changing surgery before birth – through mom’s womb!

Jul. 17, 2013—In this week’s VUCast: See a baby’s life-changing surgery before he’s even born! A former senator and Vandy grad shares important pieces of history. See a hot weather homerun All this and more in this week’s VUCast, Vanderbilt’s online newscast. Watch now.

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‘U.S. News’ again ranks VUMC among nation’s elite

Jul. 16, 2013—"U.S. News & World Report’s" newly released Best Hospitals edition again places Vanderbilt University Medical Center among the best in the nation and shows that VUMC’s specialty programs continue to grow in national prominence.

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VUSN to offer Lean Methodology in Health Care course

Jul. 9, 2013—Vanderbilt School of Nursing’s Health Systems Management program is offering a Lean Methodology in Health Care course this fall. Lean is a quality improvement methodology first developed by Toyota and applied to numerous industries, including health care.

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Recent Stories from VUMC News and Communications Publications

Betsy Williams has firsthand advice for parents on the fence about whether their adolescent children should be vaccinated for the common human papilloma virus (HPV), which can lead to six types of cancer.  Don’t hesitate. Do it.

Momentum

Betsy Williams has firsthand advice for parents on the fence about whether their adolescent children should be vaccinated for the common human papilloma virus (HPV), which can lead to six types of cancer. Don’t hesitate. Do it.

Keeping pace: Nashville, once a mid-size city with a Southern small-town feel, is experiencing explosive growth.

Vanderbilt Medicine

Keeping pace: Nashville, once a mid-size city with a Southern small-town feel, is experiencing explosive growth.

VUMC campus

VUMC campus

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine entrance

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine entrance

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