David Raiford

  • Vanderbilt University honored 33 retiring faculty members and four outgoing deans for their years of service during Commencement exercises at Bridgestone Arena on May 12. (John Russell/Vanderbilt)

    Vanderbilt University honors emeritus and emerita faculty, deans

    Vanderbilt University has honored 33 retiring faculty members for their years of service by bestowing upon them the title of emerita or emeritus faculty. Additionally, four outgoing deans were honored for their service as deans. They were recognized during Vanderbilt’s Commencement ceremony. Read More

    May 12, 2023

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    Message from Vice Provost Tracey George: Continuity planning for teaching

    Faculty are encouraged to develop contingency plans to allow for the continuation of teaching and research and to accommodate students or instructors who must undergo self-isolation or any other prolonged absence due to COVID-19. Read More

    Mar 7, 2020

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    McNamara to step down from provost’s office Dec. 31

    Timothy P. McNamara, professor of psychology, will step down as vice provost for research and international affairs Dec. 31, concluding a one-year appointment to the role and more than a decade of service to the Office of the Provost. He plans to return to full-time research and teaching. Read More

    Dec 14, 2015

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    Joint Commission survey highlights VUMC’s strengths

    Thirteen surveyors from The Joint Commission (TJC), the independent, not-for-profit organization that accredits and certifies more than 20,500 health care organizations and programs in the United States, visited Vanderbilt University Medical Center last week for an unannounced survey. Read More

    Jul 30, 2015

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    Raiford named Health System chief of staff

    David Raiford, M.D., associate vice chancellor for Health Affairs, senior associate dean for Faculty Affairs, professor of Medicine and Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s chief compliance officer, has been named chief of staff for the Vanderbilt Health System. His appointment becomes effective July 1. Read More

    May 8, 2014

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    Letter from Chancellor Zeppos on work surrounding the protection of minors

    The Oversight and Compliance Committee on the Protection of Children has finalized a policy addressing the protection of minors, reports Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos in a letter to the Vanderbilt community. Read More

    Oct 16, 2013

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    A message from Chancellor Zeppos: Protection of Minors

    Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos (Vanderbilt University) Dear Vanderbilt Community, Vanderbilt’s mission centers on the principle of community. We believe that each member of our University community plays a valuable role in defining who we are and what we do. We are committed to nurturing and maintaining a positive, productive… Read More

    Oct 19, 2012

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    A message from the chancellor about child safety at Vanderbilt

    Dear Vanderbilt Community, Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos We take great pride in being a safe and healing community. In the wake of recent reports of child sexual abuse on university campuses, Vanderbilt is reviewing our policies and practices for preventing and reporting child abuse, including child sexual abuse. Minors,… Read More

    Apr 17, 2012