Jan. 18, 2018—James Mathis, JD, Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s (VUMC) Chief Compliance Officer, has accepted a new position as Chief Compliance Officer for UW Medicine, the academic health system of the University of Washington in Seattle. Mathis will depart VUMC on Jan. 22.
Jan. 18, 2018—Researchers at Vanderbilt University and Florida State University have received a three-year, $1.5 million grant from the Military Suicide Research Consortium to develop and evaluate tools to help U.S. Navy primary care teams detect and manage suicide risk.
Jan. 18, 2018—Arie Nettles, PhD, associate professor of Clinical Pediatrics and Vanderbilt Kennedy Center member, has been appointed by Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam as chair of the Statewide Planning and Policy Council of the Tennessee Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (DIDD). Nettles has served as a member of the council since 2014.
Jan. 18, 2018—Tempus, a technology company focused on helping doctors personalize cancer care by collecting and analyzing large volumes of molecular and clinical data, and Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC) have announced a new collaboration to improve outcomes for cancer patients.
Jan. 18, 2018—André Churchwell, MD, greeted those gathered in Light Hall for Monday’s Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Lecture with a reminder that his father, Robert, gave the first such lecture at Vanderbilt 17 years ago.
Jan. 18, 2018—Jessica Wilson struggled for a year with the continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) mask that she used to treat her obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). Despite her best intentions, wearing the mask that delivers oxygen and prevents airway obstruction didn’t work for her.
Jan. 18, 2018—Learn about recent developments for the Vanderbilt Initiative for Intelligent Resilient Infrastructure Systems, a 2016 TIPs project led by associate professor of civil and environmental engineering Caglar Oskay focused on improving the nation's flood infrastructure, in this VU BreakThru blog post.
Jan. 17, 2018—Jason A. Grissom, associate professor of public policy and education, will lead the enterprise.
Jan. 17, 2018—Birmingham alumni recently enjoyed the legal insights of Tracey George, the Charles B. Cox III and Lucy D. Cox Family Professor in Law and Liberty.
Jan. 17, 2018—The Brain Development Lab (James Booth, principal investigator) is looking for children, 10 to 13 years of age, who are deaf or hard of hearing for a study that examines how children learn to read.
Jan. 17, 2018—The Vanderbilt–Incyte Research Alliance announces a funding opportunity to support faculty in the areas of applied and translational research.
Jan. 17, 2018—The Vanderbilt Woman’s Club will host the 12th annual ScholarSips, a dinner, dance and silent auction event benefiting the Ada Bell Stapleton/Blanche Henry Weaver Scholarship Fund, from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 24, at the Vanderbilt Legends Club. The scholarship fund provides financial assistance to a deserving Vanderbilt students.
Jan. 17, 2018—Carol Huber, a lactation consultant in Vanderbilt's Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, will present "Breastfeeding: A Positive Choice" from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 18, in Light Hall, Room 411.
Jan. 17, 2018—The Wellness Commodore Program plays an important role in creating a culture of wellness at Vanderbilt.