November 20, 2017

Edwin Trevathan, MD, MPH, a pediatric neurologist and epidemiologist who has previously held prominent university leadership positions at Washington University in St. Louis (director of Pediatric Neurology), St. Louis University (dean, School of Public Health) and Baylor University (provost and executive vice president) as well as at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), has been appointed director of the Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health (VIGH), effective Jan. 1, 2018. Read more...

Fifteen faculty members elected as AAAS fellows


Fifteen Vanderbilt University faculty members conducting a range of biomedical and clinical research have been elected fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science this year. Read more...

Team's mobile app helping healthcare workers in Africa


A smartphone application called mUzima, developed for healthcare workers by Vanderbilt's Martin Were, MD, MS, and his team, is catching on in eastern Africa. Read more...

Thanksgiving parking and transportation schedule announced


Staff working Nov. 23 and 24 should continue to park in assigned areas, with the exception of N Lot and Lot 127 parkers. Due to limited shuttle service, those who park in these lots should park in the South Garage on levels 5-7, in the 25th Avenue Garage using the 25th Avenue entrance, or in the Central Garage on levels 4-6. Read more...

"Vanderbilt Medicine": Q&A with Arna Banerjee


Physician-educator Arna Banerjee, MBBS, associate professor of Anesthesiology, Surgery, and Medical Education and Administration, is a national leader in medical simulation training. Read more...

"VUMC Voice": From the circus to the School of Medicine


Tales of VUMC's past: More than a hundred years ago, James Tayloe Gwathmey, MD, was a circus performer and Vanderbilt doctor who wrote popular books on both anesthesia and circus acrobatics. Read more...

VUMC in the news


A roundup of a few recent stories from the press about Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Read more...