Jan. 26, 2017—The health of people around the world depends to a large extent on the ability of the global health community to predict what challenges must be met in the future.
Oct. 27, 2016—Sten Vermund, M.D., Ph.D., assistant vice president for Global Health and a member of the Vanderbilt University faculty since 2005, has been named dean of the Yale School of Public Health. He will begin this new role at Yale on Feb. 1, 2017.
Aug. 20, 2015—The Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health (VIGH) has received two new grants from the Fogarty International Center of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to build HIV-focused research capacity with key partners in Zambia, Mozambique and Brazil.
Apr. 9, 2015—Sten Vermund, M.D., Ph.D., has been named assistant vice chancellor for Global Health in recognition of the growing importance of globalization to Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s research, teaching and patient care missions.
Jan. 22, 2015—Vanderbilt University Medical Center staff, faculty, students and guests packed 208 Light Hall Monday to honor the life and legacy of the late Civil Rights activist Martin Luther King Jr.
Dec. 15, 2014—MyVU asked a handful of Vanderbilt faculty members to name the book that left a lasting impression on them this year. Their diverse recommendations span fiction, nonfiction, history, thriller, biography, memoir and more.
Nov. 6, 2014—The World on Wednesday talk Nov. 12 will address “Reducing HIV Risk for Men Who Have Sex with Men in China.” Sten Vermund and Han-Zhu Qian of the Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health will speak.
Oct. 2, 2014—If you’re a native of rural Mozambique who contracts HIV and becomes symptomatic, before seeking clinical testing and treatment, you’ll likely consult a traditional healer.
Apr. 24, 2014—Sten Vermund, M.D., Ph.D., director of the Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health, has received the 2014 Allan Rosenfield Alumni Award for Excellence from the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health in New York City.
Feb. 14, 2013—Two Vanderbilt physicians, both in the Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, have been elected to the American Pediatric Society (APS), one of the nation's oldest and most renowned academic societies.
Nov. 29, 2012—Seventeen members of Vanderbilt University’s faculty have been elected fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) this year.
Oct. 25, 2012—Vanderbilt University has received a major federal grant — just more than $7 million in the first year — to extend HIV/AIDS-related technical assistance and training in the rural province of Zambézia, Mozambique.