Nov. 2, 2017—Haley Vance, DNP, APRN, CPNP-AC, has been elected president of the Tennessee Nurses Association (TNA). Vance, who is an acute care pediatric nurse practitioner for Pediatric Neurosurgery, will serve a two-year term, which began in September and ends in September 2019.
May. 4, 2017—Jay Wellons, M.D., MSPH, chief of the Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery and professor of Neurological Surgery, was recently named co-chair of the editorial board for the Journal of Neurosurgery: Pediatrics.
Feb. 29, 2016—Dr. Noel Tulipan, renowned neurosurgeon and trailblazer in fetal surgery repair for spina bifida, died Nov. 2, 2015, after a long illness. He was 64. Tulipan, professor of neurological surgery, emeritus, in the School of Medicine and former chief of pediatric neurosurgery at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, led a distinguished career spanning three decades at...
Nov. 5, 2015—Noel Tulipan, M.D., renowned neurosurgeon and trailblazer in fetal surgery repair for spina bifida, died Monday after a long illness. He was 64.
Oct. 7, 2013—When physician Jay Wellons was explaining to his son why the family was moving to Nashville, he put it in terms to which the 7-year-old could relate. “Daddy has a chance to join the Avengers,” he said.
Jul. 18, 2013—Vanderbilt’s Junior League Fetal Center is offering ground-breaking treatments and surgeries in the hopes of providing unborn babies the best start to life. Vanderbilt’s Barb Cramer has the amazing story– and surgical video– of fetal surgery to repair an unborn baby’s spinal cord defect. For more about Vanderbilt’s Fetal Center, go to: http://childrenshospital.vanderbilt.org
Jan. 24, 2013—Vanderbilt is expanding its role in the future treatment of pediatric hydrocephalus by recruiting Chevis Shannon, MBA, MPH, Dr.PH., to serve as director of the Vanderbilt Pediatric Neurosurgery Clinical Research Initiative.
Sep. 20, 2012—The Department of Neurological Surgery has recruited John “Jay” Wellons III, M.D., MSPH, to serve as chief of Pediatric Neurosurgery.
Jul. 19, 2012—Nashville will have a first-ever walk for hydrocephalus Saturday, July 28, raising awareness and support for research.