February 12, 2015

As we begin 2015, many at VUMC would say they have experienced more change in the last year than at any time in their careers. Yes, we are in a very strong position, battle-tested and ready to meet the challenges ahead. But it still feels to nearly everyone as if the ground has shifted. Read more...

Measles update from VUMC Department of Infection Prevention and the Occupational Health Clinic


The United States is currently experiencing a large, multi-state outbreak of measles that is believed to have originated in a California amusement park. The outbreak started in December, 2014, and has spread to more than a dozen other states. Read more...

VU study explores inflammation, hypertension link


The evidence is increasing: the immune system and inflammation are key contributors to high blood pressure. Read more...

Career planning workshop for science trainees set


The ASPIRE to CONNECT workshop is part of the federally funded Vanderbilt ASPIRE program, which aims to help prepare Vanderbilt scientists-in-training for a broad range of career opportunities, including those outside of academia. Read more...

Vanderbilt health educator suggests nine steps to a healthier heart


In observance of Heart Month in February, Vanderbilt health educator Stacey Kendrick has compiled a list of steps everyone can take for a healthier heart. Read more...