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Year in review: 2014 a year of accomplishments, milestones for VUMC

The following is a roundup of the news that made headlines at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in 2014.

2014: The Year in Review

From the discovery of a new class of stars to a star-making play at the College World Series, 2014 was a remarkable year at Vanderbilt University and Medical Center.

Urological Surgery resident lands new health policy fellowship

A Urological Surgery resident at Vanderbilt University Medical Center was recently named the recipient of a new fellowship aimed at training urologists in health policy.

State public health award named for Schaffner

The Tennessee Public Health Association and the Tennessee Medical Association are collaborating to establish the “William Schaffner, M.D., Public Health Hero Award,” to be presented annually to an individual who has demonstrated extraordinary efforts in the advancement of public health in Tennessee.

Vanderbilt’s Heckers named editor-in-chief of JAMA Psychiatry

Stephan Heckers, M.D., M.Sc., William P. and Henry B. Test Professor of Schizophrenia Research and chair of the Department of Psychiatry, has been named the next editor-in-chief of JAMA Psychiatry, one of nine specialty journals in the JAMA Network.

DeBaun’s sickle cell disease research honored

Michael R. DeBaun, M.D., MPH, has been recognized by the American Society of Hematology (ASH) for his significant contributions and research advances in the area of sickle cell disease.

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