July 10, 2014

Robin Steaban, MSN, R.N., VUMC associate chief nursing officer and chief administrative officer at the Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute, has been promoted to the newly created position of Chief Nursing Officer for Vanderbilt University Hospital and Clinics. In addition, Mitchell Edgeworth, MBA, chief operating officer for Vanderbilt University Hospital, has been promoted to the newly created position of Chief Operating Officer for Vanderbilt University Hospital and Clinics. Read more...

Change to email subject lines seeks to combat Internet phishing


Due to recent problems with phishing at Vanderbilt, you'll see changes in the subject lines of some of your Vanderbilt emails starting tonight. Read more...

Study finds "hot" frogs fight off fungal pathogen


Score one for the frogs. Simple heat treatments may give the frog immune system a boost and help it fight off a deadly fungal pathogen, according to a new study published July 10 in the journal Nature. Read more...

AHA grant creates coalition to prevent heart disease and stroke


Vanderbilt University Medical Center is one of four institutions that are part of a new research network aimed at preventing heart disease and stroke, the two leading causes of death in the world. Read more...