September 24, 2015

Vanderbilt Stallworth Rehabilitation Hospital's performance at helping people with traumatic brain injuries reconnect with their lives has received Joint Commission recognition and is now one of only seven rehab centers to achieve specialty accreditation for "traumatic brain injury rehabilitation." Read more...

Study tracks brain's trigger for overeating high-fat food


Disruptions in a specific signaling pathway in the brain can cause overeating of high-fat food, researchers at Vanderbilt University have found. Read more...

Kohl's Department Stores donation supports Children's Hospital's Home Safety Initiative


The Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt has received a $111,028 donation from Kohl's, through its Kohl's Cares program, to support a new home safety initiative housed out of the hospital's injury prevention program. Since 2003, Kohl's has donated $1,818,553 to Children's Hospital. Read more...

Volunteers needed for Flulapalooza


Volunteers for non-clinical roles, including helping with patient flow, are needed for this year's Flulapalooza, Vanderbilt University Medical Center's mass influenza vaccination event, to be held Wednesday, Oct. 7, in a tent between Light Hall and the Veterans Administration Medical Center. Read more...

Nominations sought for Levi Watkins Jr. faculty and student awards


Nominations are being sought for the Levi Watkins Jr. Faculty Award and the Levi Watkins Jr. Student Award. Read more...

Can I change my Open Enrollment elections?


You can make changes to your benefit elections at any time during the Open Enrollment period as long as you complete them by 11:59 p.m. on Oct. 30. Read more...