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James Powers

Nwankwo’s university service enriched by her teaching, research experiences

Jul. 10, 2019—As Ifeoma Nwankwo completes her term as associate provost for strategic initiatives and partnerships, she reflects on her work to advance inclusive innovation across campus.

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Initiative stresses importance of advance directives

Apr. 12, 2018—While many might prefer to not think about dying, healthcare professionals throughout the United States are encouraging patients and their families to do just that during a national awareness campaign April 16-22 that promotes the importance of completing an advance directive for healthcare.

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Initiative seeks to encourage use of advance directives

Apr. 7, 2016—Vanderbilt University Medical Center is encouraging faculty and staff to answer this question: If you became incapable of making health care decisions for yourself because of injury or illness, would your family or health care provider know your wishes for health care?

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Powers receives award from Nutrition and Dietetics association

Mar. 31, 2016—James Powers, M.D., associate professor of Medicine and chief of Geriatric Medicine at the Veteran Affairs Medical Center, was recently named to receive the Iris Award from the Nashville Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

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Listen: Elders save and share wisdom in Vanderbilt interdisciplinary study

Sep. 18, 2014—Life-changing lessons learned from seniors in the Wisdom of the Elders program will be on display at Sarratt Student Center Sept. 26.

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Pneumonia vaccine for children to be tested in older adults

Oct. 11, 2012—Vanderbilt is taking part in a national study to test in older adults the use of a vaccine designed to protect children against a common cause of pneumonia.

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GGIG lecture: Role of clinical pharmacist in reducing medications

Sep. 24, 2012—VUMC’s Debbie Harrell and James Powers will discuss “The Role of the Clinical Pharmacist in Reducing Medications” from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 2, in Medical Center East, South Tower, Room 8380B as part of the Geriatrics and Gerontology Interest Group Lunchtime Lecture Series.

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Lunchtime lecture on Alzheimer’s Sept. 6

Aug. 25, 2011—Associate Professor of Medicine James Powers will present "Alzheimer's Disease 2011."

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