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Doctor in the House

Doctor in the House

Dr. Kyla Terhune walks briskly along the corridors of Vanderbilt University Medical Center, dashing between her last surgery of the day in the O.R. and her first afternoon patient in The Vanderbilt Clinic. With long curly hair pulled back in a ponytail, the tall, slender surgeon still wears her surgicalRead More

High-Stakes Risk Assessment Saves Lives and Money

High-Stakes Risk Assessment Saves Lives and Money

When you take a plane trip, drive across a bridge, or ride the commuter train to work, you trust that those structures and systems are safe. Likewise, pilots flying combat missions depend on their planes, and astronauts hurtling into space depend on the rockets propelling them. Sankaran Mahadevan, the JohnRead More

Results Instead of Revenge

Results Instead of Revenge

The struggle against juvenile crime may come down to one simple question: Do we want revenge, or do we want results? If we want results, says Christopher Slobogin, the Milton Underwood Professor of Law at Vanderbilt, we should reform the system dramatically to stress community-based treatment over incarceration. “The bottomRead More