Nancy Brown

  • Operating Room

    Predicting hospital readmission is risky business: study

    Each year millions of Americans return to the hospital within 30 days of their previous discharge. Although many readmissions could be preventable, most statistical models for predicting them "perform poorly," according to researchers at Vanderbilt and the Oregon Health and Science University and their affiliated VA medical centers. Read More

    Oct 18, 2011

  • Vanderbilt University

    Sharp mind, humble heart help drive Brown’s success

    Clinical pharmacologist Nancy Brown, M.D., relaxes in her chair, leans on an elbow and gives each speaker her utmost concentration. A dozen or so biomedical scientists attend Brown’s weekly research meetings, held in a small conference room tucked amid laboratories high in the Robinson Research Building. Five or six young… Read More

    Dec 2, 2010