William Heerman

  • Vanderbilt University

    28 faculty honored at endowed chair investiture

    The distinguished faculty members and deans representing eight colleges and schools were presented with medallions that symbolize the attainment of their positions and will become part of their official academic regalia. Chair holders contribute their expertise to real-world challenges, including climate change, political inequality and access to justice, artificial intelligence and ICU trauma.   Read More

    Apr 11, 2024

  • In utero antibiotics and obesity risk

    In utero antibiotics and obesity risk

    Exposure to antibiotics during pregnancy does not raise the risk of obesity in children. Read More

    Jan 31, 2019

  • smiling thin brown-skinned girl hugging smiling caucasian overweight girl

    Obesity interventions: ideal dose?

    The optimal “dose” for behavioral interventions to treat childhood obesity are not clear, Vanderbilt researchers concluded after analyzing 133 clinical trial that occurred over the course of 17 years. Read More

    Dec 21, 2017