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Author: Jennifer Wetzel

Tim McGraw video filmed at VUMC wins multiple CMA Awards

Nov. 6, 2013—The video for “Highway Don’t Care” by Tim McGraw, which was partially filmed at VUMC and includes several Vanderbilt staff, has received the CMA awards for Video of the Year and Musical Event of the Year.

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Tim McGraw video filmed at VUMC wins multiple CMA Awards

Nov. 6, 2013—The video for “Highway Don’t Care” by Tim McGraw, which was partially filmed at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and included the participation of several Vanderbilt staff, has received the CMA Awards for both Video of the Year and Musical Event of the Year. The announcement was made Wednesday morning on ABC’s “Good Morning, America,” which...

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Vanderbilt to study use of plasma on LifeFlight

Oct. 29, 2013—Vanderbilt University Medical Center will participate in a national trial to see if outcomes for critically injured patients with uncontrolled bleeding can be improved by administering plasma to these patients while in flight to the hospital.

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Graduate of Next Steps program receives 2013 Self-Advocate Award

Oct. 25, 2013—The Down Syndrome Association of Middle Tennessee has honored Will McMillan, a 2013 graduate of Next Steps at Vanderbilt, with the 2013 Self-Advocate Award.

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Theatre offers promise for youth with autism

Oct. 24, 2013—A novel autism intervention program using theatre to teach reciprocal communication skills is improving social deficits in adolescents with the disorder that now affects an estimated one in 88 children, Vanderbilt University researchers report in the journal Autism Research.

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Theatre offers promise for youth with autism, Vanderbilt study finds

Oct. 22, 2013—A novel autism intervention program using theatre to teach reciprocal communication skills is improving social deficits in adolescents with the disorder that now affects an estimated one in 88 children, Vanderbilt University researchers released today in the journal Autism Research.

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Rae seeks to enhance outcomes for burn patients

Oct. 10, 2013—Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care is expanding its specialized burn faculty with the appointment of Lisa Rae, M.D., assistant professor of Surgery.

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Vanderbilt trauma physicians urge don’t fall into fall

Sep. 20, 2013—(Falls Prevention Awareness Day is Sept. 22 – the first day of fall) One of the top reasons for trauma admission at Vanderbilt University Medical Center may come as a surprise: falls. Second only to motor vehicle accident victims, fall-related injuries account for more than 15 percent of the annual trauma patient volume at Vanderbilt,...

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Trauma Center celebrates 25 years

Aug. 29, 2013—A 19-year-old student was leaving her church’s revival on a rainy night in a small Kentucky town, when her life was forever changed by a horrific car accident.

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Morris at heart of Trauma Center’s evolution

Aug. 29, 2013—On Aug. 4, John Morris, M.D., Vanderbilt’s first director of the Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, took call in the Trauma Unit for the last time, after dedicating nearly 30 years to trauma service at Vanderbilt.

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Vanderbilt education expert: Unintentional discrimination illegal, unacceptable

Aug. 27, 2013—A federal district court judge's ruling that found an Illinois school district discriminated against gifted Hispanic students is just the latest example that "separate is inherently equal," says Vanderbilt University’s Donna Ford who served as an expert witness for the plaintiff in the case.

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Trauma surgical skills training course lands certification

Aug. 22, 2013—Vanderbilt University Medical Center is now certified as Tennessee’s only teaching site for an advanced trauma surgical skills training course offered at fewer than 50 hospitals worldwide.

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