American Heart Association Archives
Aug. 2, 2013—Nashville is home to hundreds of charitable walks, runs and rides. Team Vanderbilt will serve as a one-stop recruitment and information portal for events affiliated with Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
Jul. 24, 2013—The Vanderbilt Stroke and Cerebrovascular Service has received advanced certification as a Comprehensive Stroke Center by The Joint Commission and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association, one of only four in Tennessee.
Oct. 4, 2012—The American Heart Association's 2012 Nashville Heart Walk is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 6.
Sep. 13, 2012—At the inaugural Heart Walk Pep Rally last week, the Vanderbilt Heart Sounds introduced this year’s song, an original composition titled “Walk the Walk,” written by Cardiac Surgery administrative assistant Kurt Eger and cardiologist Mark Glazer, M.D.
Aug. 13, 2012—Did you know … … that one in three people will die from heart disease? … that every 45 seconds, someone in America has a stroke – a total of more than three-quarters of a million people each year? … that more than 60 percent of adults in Tennessee are considered overweight? … that Vanderbilt...
Aug. 6, 2012—The Annual Nashville Heart Walkwill be held on Saturday, Oct. 6, at Vanderbilt. Last year, Vanderbilt raised $254,000 to support the cause and was one of the top organizations in the country for the American Heart Association! This year Vanderbilt faculty and staff can not only make a big difference for the cause, but improve...
May. 14, 2012—The epithelial cells that line the intestines have a newly discovered mechanism for protecting us against microbes: they fire anti-bacterial "bullets" into the gut.