July 12, 2011

As a part of our continued commitment to patient safety, Vanderbilt University Medical Center is inviting all faculty and staff to learn more about hand hygiene on Wednesday, July 13. Read more...

Vanderbilt to Host Blood Drive, Tissue/Organ Donor Registry Wednesday, July 13


The event will be 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the north lobby of Light Hall. Anyone who comes to donate blood through Sept. 14 is automatically entered in the Red Cross Racing Summer Drive Sweepstakes to win a 2012 Ford Fiesta SE, courtesy of Ford Motor Co. One winner will be selected by random drawing on Sept. 19. Read more...

Meet the Candidates Picnic, Wednesday, July 13


The picnic will be Wednesday, July 13, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Olin Lawn, located on 25th Avenue South between Garland Avenue and Highland Avenue. Candidates for mayor, vice mayor, at-large council members and district council members have been invited to the event. Read more...

Twin Brothers, Tackling Diabetes


From the new issue of Hope, the magazine of the Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt: Last April, 13-year-old Luke Mitchell had a routine well-child checkup at his pediatrician's office in Nashville. The visit ended up being anything but routine. Instead of hearing that everything was OK and being sent on his way, he was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. Read more...