June 16, 2015

A new process is in place for Vanderbilt University Medical Center clinical and administrative workstation users in need of expedited assistance with workstation issues to have requests for service quickly evaluated and prioritized. Read more...

White House honors Peabody graduate student for Children's Hospital's mobile Makerspace


The White House recognized Gokul Krishnan, a Ph.D. student in learning sciences at Vanderbilt's Peabody College of education and human development, on June 12 as part of a kick-off celebration for the National Week of Making. Read more...

Meharry-Vanderbilt Alliance study shows benefits of pharmacy care in diabetes treatment


A recent study performed by researchers working with the Meharry-Vanderbilt Alliance showed that underserved patients with sub-optimally controlled type 2 diabetes cared for by pharmacists were more adherent to their medication regimen and had better blood sugar control than those who did not have a pharmacist in their care team. Read more...

Vanderbilt pediatric neurosurgeon urges safety from head injuries for children this trauma season


Summer is here and with it comes what emergency physicians call "trauma season." As weather warms and children get more active, doctors at Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt see about a 60 percent increase in trauma cases. Read more...

From Vanderbilt Nurse: An interview with Leslie Hopkins


Leslie Hopkins, director of the Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner specialty at the Vanderbilt School of Nursing, shares why our nation's aging population, referred to as a "silver tsunami," and health care reform are coming together to make Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nursing a very smart career choice. Read more...