Author: Jennifer Wetzel
Jun. 30, 2011—While nothing says Fourth of July quite like fireworks, doctors at Vanderbilt University Medical Center urge caution and suggest always leaving these displays to the experts.
Jun. 24, 2011—Vanderbilt researcher uses theater as therapy for children with autism.
Jun. 7, 2011—Children with autism will step into the spotlight to perform as part of a unique theater camp experience.
May. 25, 2011—Vanderbilt audiologist measures sound levels of cicadas and discusses how the insect’s distinctive noise can impact one’s hearing.
May. 18, 2011—New research from the National Center on Performance Incentives at Vanderbilt University’s Peabody College finds teacher salaries have significant consequences on school staffing and workforce quality.
May. 17, 2011—Vanderbilt researchers hope to uncover the mysteries of early aging in Down syndrome through a new study at the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center.
Apr. 28, 2011—A new study finds higher infant mortality rates among babies with Down syndrome, offering insights into a variety of health issues among children with Down syndrome.
Apr. 22, 2011—For the second straight year, Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s Department of Emergency Medicine has been rated as one of the top emergency departments in the country by HealthGrades, receiving the HealthGrades Emergency Medicine Excellence Award. HealthGrades is a leading independent health care ratings organization, providing ratings and profiles of hospitals, nursing homes and physicians to...
Apr. 21, 2011—New research finds principals at non-charter schools are not motivated by competition from charter schools, debunking a commonly held perception about one of the impacts of charter schools on a school system.
Apr. 18, 2011—A new partnership between a Texas school district and the National Center on Scaling Up Effective Schools at Peabody College aims to identify what factors make some high schools more effective at reaching low-performing students.