May 1, 2014

National Nurses Week is held every year May 6-12. Vanderbilt's celebration begins on Friday, May 2, with the Nursing Honors event from 3-4 p.m. in Langford Auditorium or by live webcast. Read more...

Cutting-edge research to be showcased in May


Potentially "game-changing" research at Vanderbilt University on infectious diseases, population health and health policy will be showcased during two interactive presentations May 15 and May 22, part of the Flexner Discovery Lectures. Read more...

Vanderbilt pediatricians call for a tracking system for babies not getting vitamin K shot


Doctors at Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt have seen a rise in late-onset vitamin K deficiency bleeding in young infants due to parents declining the shot at birth. Read more...

Chestnut named head of Division of Obstetric Anesthesiology


David Chestnut, M.D., has been named chief of Vanderbilt's Division of Obstetric Anesthesiology. Chestnut comes to Vanderbilt from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, where he served as professor of Anesthesiology and associate dean of the Western Academic Campus. Read more...

Faculty-Staff Campaign co-chairs show gratitude by giving back


Faculty-Staff Campaign co-chairs Vanessa and Trey Beasley hope other university faculty and staff join them in giving back to Vanderbilt in an effort to meet this year's goal of raising at least $1.1 million by June 30. Faculty and staff can support a variety of areas to further Vanderbilt's cutting-edge research, world-class teaching and quality patient care. Read more...