April 29, 2014

After an extensive national search, Susan R. Wente, Ph.D., a distinguished biomedical scientist who has served as associate vice chancellor for research at Vanderbilt for the past five years and currently leads the academic strategic planning process across the entire institution, has been named provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs. Read more...

VUH receives top safety score from Leapfrog Group


Vanderbilt University Hospital recently earned a Spring 2014 patient safety grade of "A" from the Leapfrog Group, a coalition of public and private purchasers of employee health coverage that works to encourage health care safety, quality and affordability. Read more...

Air quality awareness subject of "Walking Wednesdays" event tomorrow


Join Health Plus, the Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center, and the Sustainability and Environmental Management Office (SEMO) on Wednesday, April 30, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., for the weekly "Walking Wednesdays" event. Steve Gild with SEMO will lead the walk and discuss air quality as part of National Air Quality Awareness Week, which began Monday. Read more...

Jumpstart Foundry, Vanderbilt CTTC work to strengthen entrepreneurial programs


Vanderbilt University's entrepreneurial community will have greater access to Jumpstart Foundry's (JSF) proven program for education, mentorship and networking through a new collaboration with Vanderbilt's Center for Technology Transfer and Commercialization (CTTC). Read more...