April 14, 2016

Jennifer Pietenpol, Ph.D., director of the Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center, B.F. Byrd Jr. Professor of Molecular Oncology and Professor of Biochemistry, Cancer Biology and Otolaryngology, has been named Executive Vice President for Research at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC). Her appointment is effective May 1. Read more...

Elevate Town Halls continue today and tomorrow; Friday's noon session streamed live


The meetings provide a chance for all employees to hear updates from and ask questions of the VUMC executive team. All employees are encouraged to attend one of the sessions. Read more...

DeMarcus named chair of Children's Hospital board


Allison DeMarcus, a committed philanthropic supporter, community volunteer and passionate member of the Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt Board, has been named the incoming Children's Hospital board chair. She will serve a two-year term beginning July 1. Read more...

CS 2.0 kickoff scheduled for Monday, April 18


The CS 2.0 program is an essential element of VUMC's strategy to deliver seamless care for our patients. At this event you will hear updates on the vision, guiding principles, scope, decision-making processes, and timeline through 2017. Read more...

Purdue's Philip Low to deliver Flexner Discovery Lecture this afternoon


Low's lecture, entitled, "Ligand-targeted therapeutic and imaging agents for multiple human diseases," will begin at 4 p.m. in 208 Light Hall. It is sponsored by the Vanderbilt Institute of Chemical Biology. Read more...

Free head and neck cancer screening is tomorrow


The symptoms of head and neck cancer can be subtle. To help catch the disease in its earliest stages, the Vanderbilt Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center will offer free head and neck cancer screenings Friday, April 15. Read more...