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Watkins lecture to feature Howard’s Taylor

Oct. 13, 2005—Howard University's Robert Taylor, M.D., Ph.D., is returning to Vanderbilt University Medical Center as a guest speaker for the Fourth Annual Levi Watkins Jr. Lecture on Diversity in Medical Education.

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VUSN‘s Vine Hill Community Clinic Expanding Location and Hours to Meet Patient Demand

Oct. 12, 2005—The Vine Hill Community Clinic, operated by the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, is doubling its size and extending hours of operation to enhance patient care.

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VUSN’s Vine Hill Community Clinic Expanding Location and Hours to Meet Patient Demand

Oct. 12, 2005—The Vine Hill Community Clinic, operated by the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, is doubling its size and extending hours of operation to enhance patient care.

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Vanderbilt Breast Center announces new clinic offering patients single-visit care

Oct. 7, 2005—When a woman is diagnosed with breast cancer, multiple clinic visits may begin to mount, along with questions that the patient wants answered sooner rather than later.

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Vanderbilt Medical Center reaches out to gay and lesbian community with print, television ads

Oct. 3, 2005—Vanderbilt University Medical Center will soon launch a series of print and television ads in an effort to reach out to Middle Tennessee's gay and lesbian community.

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A new weapon in the battle against HIV may come from an unusual source ó a small tropical frog

Sep. 29, 2005—Investigators at Vanderbilt University Medical Center reported this month in the Journal of Virology that compounds secreted by frog skin are potent blockers of HIV infection.

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NEW VANDERBILT BILL WILKERSON HEARING & SPEECH CENTER OPENS FOR PATIENTS

Sep. 16, 2005—After many years of planning and construction, the new Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center for hearing and Speech Sciences facility is open for patients. Located within the top five floors of Medical Center East — South Tower, on the Vanderbilt University Medical Center campus, the facility houses state-of-the-art services for adult and pediatric hearing and speech patients who come from throughout Middle Tennessee for the facility's specialized services.

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Vanderbilt LifeFlight sends helicopter, nurse team to help with disaster relief, response

Sep. 6, 2005—Vanderbilt LifeFlight has dispatched its reserve helicopter and a medical team to Hattiesburg, Miss., to assist in disaster relief efforts after a call for assistance was made to Tennessee EMS officials from the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

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Vanderbilt School of Nursing opens clinic for hurricane refugees now in Middle Tennessee

Sep. 6, 2005—In an effort to help displaced hurricane refugees from the Gulf Coast area, the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing is holding a special clinic for hurricane victims needing health care at the Vine Hill Clinic on Tuesday and Thursday evenings to treat hurricane disaster refugees who have sought refuge in Middle Tennessee.

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Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center offering cancer treatment for patients displaced by Hurricane Katrina

Sep. 6, 2005—Cancer patients displaced by Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath who are in Middle Tennessee and Southern Kentucky and in need of continued treatment can contact the Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center for assistance.

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Middle Tennessee Medical Reserve Corps opens warehouse to receive donated materials for hurricane relief assistance

Sep. 6, 2005—Beginning at 1 p.m. today, the Middle Tennessee Medical Reserve Corps (MTMRC) will open a warehouse within the Nashville Municipal Auditorium, located on James Robertson Parkway in downtown Nashville, to receive personal items as well as medical supplies to assist hurricane disaster relief efforts. Beginning tomorrow, warehouse hours will be 7 a.m.-7 p.m. each day.

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CCFA and VUMC Host Education Forum for Crohn‘s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis

Aug. 8, 2005—The Crohn‘s & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) and Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) are hosting the third annual Living With Crohn‘s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis patient education program.

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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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