November 20, 2017

VUMC in the news

A roundup of a few recent stories from the press about Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

The New York Times published a column, headlined “No Excuses, People: Get the New Shigles Vaccine.” William Schaffner, MD, professor of Preventive Medicine, is one of the authorities quoted.

The business publication Inc. posted a story about the growth of foods for sale that cater to customers seeking to avoid potential allergens or other ingredients considered detrimental to health. The piece quotes Jonathan Hemler, MD, assistant professor of Pediatrics.

CNBC broadcast a report on new guidelines for what is considered high blood pressure released by the American College of Cardiology, and interviewed Allen Naftilan, MD, associate professor of Medicine.

A Reuters piece on a study about whether women should delay trying to have a baby following a miscarriage quotes study author Digna Velez Edwards, PhD, associate professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology.