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Author: Christina Echegaray

Children’s Hospital physicians honored by Tennessee pediatrics society

Jun. 9, 2016—The Tennessee Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics has awarded top accolades to two physicians at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt for their commitment to children, families and the practice of pediatrics.

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Vanderbilt mourns loss of pediatrics icon Wadlington

May. 25, 2016—William B. Wadlington, M.D., a graduate of the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine class of 1952 and former member of the Board of Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, died May 18. He was 89.

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Standardizing care improves outcomes for infants born with neonatal abstinence syndrome

Apr. 15, 2016—Standardizing hospital care policies across institutions for infants diagnosed with drug withdrawal symptoms at birth reduces their length of treatment and hospitalization, according to new research led by Vermont Oxford Network, Vanderbilt and the University of Michigan Health System.

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Pulmonologist Moore always strives to bring his ‘A game’

Apr. 7, 2016—Paul Moore, M.D., has lived two places in his life: Nashville and Boston. He credits experiences and people in both cities for helping shape him into the physician, pulmonary specialist (and sports fan) that he is today.

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Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt and Ryan Seacrest Foundation Open Seacrest Studios, a New Multimedia Broadcast Studio

Mar. 18, 2016—Taylor Swift Surprises Patients for the First Broadcast with Seacrest Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, in partnership with the Ryan Seacrest Foundation (RSF), today celebrated the opening of a new state-of-the-art, multimedia broadcast studio, named Seacrest Studios, inside Children’s Hospital. The launch of Seacrest Studios at Children’s Hospital marks the 10th broadcast media...

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Dance Marathon rings up new record for Children’s Hospital

Mar. 10, 2016—Vanderbilt University’s Dance Marathon set a new record in its annual fundraising effort that benefits Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.

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Clinicians, researchers team to treat boy’s rare disorder

Mar. 3, 2016—Test after test failed to reveal why Denny Majano wasn’t gaining weight or why he suffered from severe, chronic diarrhea. At 5 weeks old, instead of gaining weight as newborns should, Denny had lost a pound since birth.

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CMN partners show strength of grassroots giving

Feb. 25, 2016—The smiling face of Maddy Christison, a 7-year-old who has spinal muscular atrophy, greets customers at Speedway convenience store locations in Middle Tennessee. As the most recent Speedway Miracle Child representing Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, her photo has appeared on life-size cardboard cutouts in Speedway’s 21 Middle Tennessee locations with the goal of encouraging customers to help more children like her.

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Junior League of Nashville commits $1.5 million to Children’s Hospital

Feb. 12, 2016—The Junior League of Nashville (JLN) committed $1.5 million to its longtime partner, Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, during a special event Friday, Feb. 12. The gift, part of the Junior League’s eighth supplemental agreement with Children’s Hospital, will go to support the Junior League Home Arts and Entertainment Program, an effort of...

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Webber named Steeplechase honorary co-chair

Feb. 4, 2016—The Iroquois Steeplechase, considered Nashville’s rite of spring, is saddling up for the 75th annual running of the horses.

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Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt and Ryan Seacrest Foundation partner to open Seacrest Studios

Dec. 10, 2015—Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, in partnership with the Ryan Seacrest Foundation (RSF), announced today that they are building a new state-of-the-art, multimedia broadcast studio, named Seacrest Studios, inside Children’s Hospital. The Ryan Seacrest Foundation builds Seacrest Studios media centers in pediatric hospitals for patients to explore the creative realms of radio, television...

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Baldwin awarded AHA’s Helen B. Taussig Memorial Lecture

Dec. 10, 2015—Scott Baldwin, M.D., director of the Division of Pediatric Cardiology, recently was awarded the American Heart Association’s Helen B. Taussig Memorial Lecture, considered one of the most renowned invited lectures in the United States.

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