Walter Clair

  • Vivien Thomas

    Dixie Place renamed in honor of Vanderbilt surgical pioneer Vivien Thomas

    A Vanderbilt University School of Medicine student-led effort has led to Dixie Place, the city street that runs between Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s Central Garage and the Oxford House on 21st Avenue South, being renamed Vivien Thomas Way. Read More

    Apr 1, 2021

  • Flexner Deans' Lecture Series

    ‘The History of African Americans in Medicine’ topic of two-part Flexner Deans’ Lecture Dec. 7, 14

    P. Preston Reynolds, a physician-historian at the University of Virginia, will give an online talk, “The History of African Americans in Medicine,” on Monday, Dec. 7, beginning at noon CT. Reynolds will return to join a panel of Vanderbilt faculty to discuss “The History of African Americans in Medicine: Abraham Flexner, Racism and Vanderbilt” on Monday, Dec. 14, also beginning at noon CT. Read More

    Dec 1, 2020

  • Vanderbilt University

    Heart program named among best in nation

    Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) has been named to the 2017 Becker’s Hospital Review list of the 100 Hospitals With Great Heart Programs. Read More

    Oct 5, 2017

  • Vanderbilt University

    Clair named Heart Institute Executive Medical Director

    After serving in an interim capacity, Walter Clair, M.D., MPH, associate professor of Medicine and medical director of Cardiac Electrophysiology, has been named executive medical director of the Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute (VHVI). Read More

    Nov 5, 2015

  • Vanderbilt University

    Heart patient uses ICD experience to promote benefits of exercise

    Carrie Romero of Columbia, Tennessee, is running for her life. In 1997, when she was 28, Romero was diagnosed with dilated cardiomyopathy — a heart muscle disease that puts her at risk for sudden cardiac arrest (SCA). Read More

    Oct 16, 2014

  • Vanderbilt University

    Churchwell to depart VHVI; Clair to assume interim role

    Keith Churchwell, M.D., executive director and chief medical officer for the Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute (VHVI), is departing Vanderbilt and will join Yale-New Haven Health System as vice president and executive director of Cardiovascular Services on Dec. 1. Read More

    Sep 25, 2014

  • VHVI at Williamson Medical Center set to open

    VHVI at Williamson Medical Center set to open

    Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute (VHVI) is relocating its cardiac practice in Williamson County and announcing the addition of five cardiologists. Formerly located at 2105 Edward Curd Lane in Franklin, Tenn., the practice will relocate to 4323 Carothers Pkwy., Suite 405, within the Williamson Tower, the medical office building attached… Read More

    Jan 5, 2012

  • Vanderbilt University

    Vanderbilt Heart at Williamson Medical Center opens Jan. 6

    Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute (VHVI) is relocating its cardiac practice in Williamson County and announcing the addition of five cardiologists. Formerly located at 2105 Edward Curd Lane in Franklin, Tenn., the practice will relocate to 4323 Carothers Pkwy., Suite 405, within Williamson Tower, the medical office… Read More

    Jan 3, 2012