Institute for Medicine and Public Health
Mar. 12, 2019—Abstract submissions are due April 1.
Jun. 19, 2018—Digna R. Velez Edwards, PhD, has been named director of Women’s Health Research, succeeding longtime director and founder, Katherine Hartmann, MD, PhD, associate dean of Clinical and Translational Scientist Development and professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
Jun. 7, 2018—Vanderbilt University Medical Center, through the Institute for Medicine and Public Health (IMPH), Center for Health Services Research and the Department of Emergency Medicine, has established a new Center for Emergency Care Research and Innovation (CERI) to help determine the best care for patients who experience trauma or require emergency services — even before they get to the hospital.
Feb. 20, 2018—The Institute for Medicine and Public Health is looking for research staff who have actively recruited participants for research studies to give feedback on the use of electronic consent.
Mar. 9, 2017—The latest Centers for Disease Control and Prevention update recommending that women who are pregnant or could become pregnant abstain from alcohol use prompted a Vanderbilt professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and her team to explore the patterns of alcohol use in early pregnancy.
May. 14, 2014—Please join us for the launch of the 2014 Tennessee Men’s Health Report Card on Tuesday, June 10, in Ed Jones Auditorium at the Ellington Agricultural Center, 440 Hogan Road in Nashville. The event will begin with a meet and greet from 10 to 10:30 a.m., followed by the presentation of the report card at...
Oct. 14, 2013—Magnesium and vitamin D appear to work together to reduce risk of death from cardiovascular disease and colorectal cancer.
May. 16, 2013—While physicians and nurse practitioners agree on general principles, survey reveals differences on specific policies Primary care physicians and nurse practitioners significantly disagree on some proposed changes to the scope of nurse practitioners’ responsibilities, according to a New England Journal of Medicine study released today. The study, led by investigators from the Vanderbilt University School...
May. 14, 2013—The Tennessee Women’s Health Report Card, released May 14, indicates women’s health is moving in the right direction, but there’s much more work to be done.
Sep. 7, 2011—The Community Research Partners meeting will take place Sept. 9, 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m.
Jun. 2, 2011—A meeting of the Community Research Partners will convene Friday, June 10, from 8:30 to 10 a.m.
May. 10, 2011—A new report on women's health in Tennessee finds continuing areas of concern and a need for programs that support lifestyle changes to prevent long-term health consequences.