Magazine Honors LifeFlight Director
Jeanne Yeatman, director of Vanderbilt LifeFlight, has been named by HealthLeaders magazine among its top 20 people nationwide who are “changing health care for the better.” The annual HealthLeaders 20 list profiles people who are playing a crucial role in making the health care industry better. Yeatman is the only Tennessean on the list, and the only person representing the air medical industry.
Murphy Wins Lifetime Achievement Award
Joseph Murphy has won the 2011 Roald F. Campbell Lifetime Achievement Award from the University Council for Educational Administration (UCEA). The Campbell Award recognizes senior professors in educational administration whose professional lives have been characterized by extraordinary commitment, excellence, leadership, productivity, generosity and service.
Murphy is the Frank W. Mayborn Chair of Education and an associate dean of Vanderbilt’s Peabody College of education and human development. He is a past school administrator and founding chair of the Interstate School Leaders Licensure Consortium.
Melodores among Top Collegiate Groups
The Vanderbilt Melodores, an all-male student a cappella group, has been lauded among the top 10 American collegiate a cappella groups for 2011 by The A Cappella Blog. The Melodores ranked No. 6 on the list, which also featured groups that have appeared on the NBC television show The Sing-Off, as well as the Tufts University Beelzebubs, who portrayed the fictional singing group The Warblers on Fox television’s Glee.