June 5, 2014

Vanderbilt Health and Williamson Medical Center opened a new Walk-In Clinic in Cool Springs on Wednesday, June 4. The new clinic joins two other Vanderbilt Health and Williamson Medical Center Walk-In Clinics already open in Franklin and Spring Hill. Read more...

VU investigators confirm bromine's critical role in tissue development


Twenty-seven chemical elements are considered to be essential for human life. Now there is a 28th: bromine. In a paper published today in the journal Cell, Vanderbilt University researchers establish for the first time that bromine, among the 92 naturally occurring chemical elements in the universe, is the 28th element essential for tissue development in all animals, from primitive sea creatures to humans. Read more...

Medical Center Plaza Farmers' Market begins today


The Vanderbilt Farmers' Market kicks off the season on June 5. This will mark the sixth year of providing fresh fruits and vegetables, along with local goat cheese, grass-fed meat, healthy baked goods, and artisan foods to the Vanderbilt community. Read more...

Employees urged to check measles vaccine status


Measles is a highly contagious and serious disease. Vanderbilt Health and Wellness urges employees to please check their Health and Wellness Portal to confirm that they are up to date with measles vaccinations. Read more...

Nursing student to appear on "Jeopardy" beginning today


Vanderbilt University School of Nursing student Molly Anne Lalonde will be a contestant on "Jeopardy" starting June 5. Read more...