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Celebrating Swift

May. 25, 2017—Melanie Swift, M.D., center, is joined at a recent farewell reception in her honor by Mary Yarbrough, M.D., left, executive director of Faculty and Staff Health and Wellness, and Lori Rolando, M.D., MPH, who succeeds Swift as director of Occupational Health for Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC).

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Rolando named director of Occupational Health

Feb. 2, 2017—Lori Rolando, M.D., MPH, assistant medical director of the Occupational Health Clinic and assistant professor of Clinical Medicine, has been named director of Occupational Health for Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC).

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Vanderbilt continues Ebola virus preparations

Oct. 23, 2014—As the Ebola virus strengthens in West Africa and authorities work to prevent the virus from spreading in the United States, Vanderbilt University Medical Center continues its preparations to: safely treat patients with Ebola; educate the general public through the Tennessee Poison Center hotline; and ensure that faculty and staff who have recently traveled to...

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Occupational Health urges precautions for those returning from Ebola-affected regions

Oct. 20, 2014—With travel to specific regions in West Africa currently raising a potential risk of exposure to Ebola, Vanderbilt University Medical Center has protocols in place to screen, identify and appropriately isolate patients who meet clinical criteria for Ebola exposure.

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Boo to the Flu is another chance to get free flu shot

Oct. 10, 2014—Think you don’t have time to get vaccinated against influenza? Consider this: Do you have a week to be bedridden with the flu?

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Flulapalooza vaccinations top 13,000

Oct. 7, 2014—More than 13,000 faculty, staff and students received free flu shots at last week’s Flulapalooza, Vanderbilt’s annual mass vaccination drill.

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Annual Flulapalooza event happens Oct. 1

Sep. 25, 2014—Less than 10 seconds — that’s all it takes to roll up your sleeve and be part of next week’s Flulapalooza, Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s mass flu vaccination event that three years ago more than doubled the world record for the total number of vaccinations given in an eight-hour period.

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Flulapalooza is Oct. 1

Sep. 19, 2014—Less than 10 seconds – that’s as long as it takes to roll up your sleeve and be part of Wednesday's Flulapalooza, Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s mass flu vaccination event.

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Vanderbilt adds e-cigarettes and vaporizers to smoking policy

Feb. 20, 2014—Vanderbilt continues its commitment to a smoke-free campus by including e-cigarettes in its smoking policy.

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Flulapalooza 3 is Sept. 25

Aug. 14, 2013—Flulapalooza 3 will be held Wednesday, Sept. 25, from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. in a tent between Light Hall and the Veteran’s Administration Hospital.

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National shortage forces hiatus in routine TB testing

Apr. 11, 2013—Due to an unprecedented national shortage of the tuberculosis (TB) skin testing solution Tubersol, Vanderbilt University Medical Center has temporarily paused routine skin testing of health care workers.

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Initiative stresses safe patient handling techniques

Apr. 11, 2013—Providing the best care for patients and their families also means making patient handling safety a priority.

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