June 13, 2013

Since it was founded in 1963, the Vanderbilt Division of Clinical Pharmacology has pioneered "translational science" and continues to transform medical practice worldwide, speakers at the division's 50th anniversary scientific symposium said last week. Read more...

Dobie named chief of Division of Ambulatory Anesthesiology


Katherine Dobie, M.D., has been appointed chief of the Division of Ambulatory Anesthesiology, succeeding Shannon Hersey, M.D., who accepted a position as medical director of Anesthesia Operations at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee. Read more...

Children's Hospital stresses danger of leaving children unattended in vehicles


With temperatures rising in Middle Tennessee, health care professionals at Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt are stressing the danger of leaving children unattended in vehicles. Read more...

Vanderbilt Weight Workshop to have orientation session next Tuesday


The Vanderbilt Dayani Center for Health and Wellness, in conjunction with Vanderbilt's Health Plus Faculty and Staff Wellness Program, offers a holistic approach for adults to promote healthy nutrition, motivation, physical activity, empowerment and well-being. Read more...

This week's VUCast: Bionic hands, avoiding amputations and more


See Vanderbilt's latest amazing bionic limb; how doctors are preventing amputations; inside Commodore baseball. All this and more in this week's VUCast, Vanderbilt's online newscast. Read more...