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Reporter Oct 30 2015

Buena Vista CHAMPs

Oct. 29, 2015—Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt and Buena Vista Enhanced Option Elementary School leaders, students and community recently celebrated the opening of a new outdoor classroom and garden.

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Cleveland Clinic’s Hazen set for Oates Lectureship on Nov. 5

Oct. 29, 2015—Stanley Hazen, M.D., Ph.D., chair of the Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner Research Institute, will present the ninth annual Meredith S. and John A. Oates Lectureship in Clinical Pharmacology on Nov. 5.

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Baum elected VP of Endocrine Society

Oct. 29, 2015—Howard Baum, M.D., assistant professor of Medicine in the Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism, has been elected vice president (physician-in-practice) of The Endocrine Society.

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War trauma focus of Nov. 2 lecture

Oct. 29, 2015—Kaz de Jong, Ph.D., a clinical psychologist with Doctors Without Borders, will discuss the mental health challenges of caring for people traumatized by war during a special lecture at the Vanderbilt Nursing Annex on Monday, Nov. 2.

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Photo: value-based care seminar

Oct. 29, 2015—Michael Porter, Ph.D., MBA, of Harvard Business School, a leading authority on organizational strategy, spoke recently at the Owen Graduate School of Management during the opening session of the First Annual Value-based Health Care Delivery Seminar.

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ICU Recovery Center helps ease burden of critical illness

Oct. 29, 2015—Quinton Smith doesn’t remember much of what happened one Sunday evening last March. He was disoriented, unable to stand and could not even recognize his girlfriend’s face after she returned home from work.

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Interventions benefit disruptive behavior in children: review

Oct. 29, 2015—Children with disruptive behavior disorders (DBDs), such as conduct disorder, are most likely to benefit from psychosocial interventions that include a parental component alone or in combination with other interventions, according to a newly published systematic review by Vanderbilt researchers.

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Program gives undergrads from Peru lab experience

Oct. 29, 2015—There’s a little bit of Peru in the Department of Cell and Developmental Biology.

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Vanderbilt first in Tennessee to implant novel heart support device

Oct. 21, 2015—As part of its ongoing commitment to provide excellent care for heart failure patients in Tennessee and the Southeastern U.S., Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute recently became the first medical center in the state to implant the HeartMate 3, a novel mechanical circulatory support device. Vanderbilt Heart is currently one of 60 select centers chosen...

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