Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, World Health Organization bring global project to improve health care through social science to Vanderbilt
Feb. 7, 2020—A $600,000 grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation will fund a three-year project with the World Health Organization, led by anthropology professor Ted Fischer, to develop a new model for health care that incorporates the consideration of cultural attitudes and practices that affect health in the United States.
Dec. 19, 2019—Read about recent faculty, staff, student and alumni awards, appointments and achievements.
Oct. 30, 2019—On the night of Nov. 21, 2014, Becca Campbell, a 26-year-old woman from Florissant, Missouri, died of whiteness.
Oct. 11, 2019—Vanderbilt faculty, staff and alumni will be part of this weekend’s free Southern Festival of Books downtown at War Memorial Plaza and the Nashville Public Library.
Mar. 11, 2019—Professor Jonathan Metzl isn’t afraid to tackle society’s most controversial issues, like guns, mass shootings, health care, race, politics and mental illness.
Dec. 17, 2018—Read about Vanderbilt faculty, staff, student and alumni awards, appointments and achievements.
Feb. 22, 2018—About the same time a Vanderbilt University School of Medicine panel discussion on gun violence prevention ended Feb. 14 in Light Hall, a heavily armed young man barged into his former high school in Parkland, Florida, and opened fire on students and teachers, killing 17 and injuring others.
Feb. 1, 2018—A panel discussion on gun violence prevention, along with a moderated public debate, will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 14, at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine.
Sep. 20, 2017—A premed program that teaches undergraduates about institutional racism is up and coming at Vanderbilt