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Interactive, Web and Design

Web Team

Betsy Brandes  Betsy is the Director of Interactive, Web and Design for Strategic Marketing. She received her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in graphic design from Boston University and previously held design management positions at Boston College, DoubleTake Community Service Corp. and The Atlantic Monthly.


Andrew Butler  Andrew is a software developer for the VUMC web team. This Nashville native enjoys tea, HTML, PHP, and Ruby on Rails. He holds an M.S. in Mass Communication from Middle Tennessee State University. While at MTSU, he was an All-American college debater. He began his career as a college instructor teaching Public Speaking, Argumentation, and Organizational Communication.


Rex Perry  Rex is a content editor and photographer. He maintains websites and creates still and video images for Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt and the Department of Pediatrics. He developed his multimedia skills as a writer, photographer and online editor for Cottage Living, Coastal Living and Southern Living magazines. Rex began his career as a photographer for the Nashville Tennessean after earning a B.A. in photojournalism from Western Kentucky University.


John Trevethan  John is a Web coordinator for Children's Hospital. He has expertise in several areas including web development (PHP, MySQL, JavaScript, Perl, HTML), linux system administration (multiple Apache web servers, MySQL database servers), web/graphic design (CS5, Flash, ActionScript, CSS) and multimedia production (Final Cut Pro, Logic Studio, Squeeze, DVD Studio). Formerly John owned a web hosting and design company that served regional and national clients. He is also a 20-year veteran of the Nashville music industry, having worked with hundreds of major label and independent artists as an audio engineer and music producer.


Travis Waters  Travis is the lead developer for the VUMC web team. A native of Germantown, TN, Travis comes to us from Colorado Springs where he enjoyed hiking, biking and microbrews. He is fluent in HTML/CSS, PHP/MySql and nearly fluent in Mandarin. While earning a B.A. in Managerial Finance from the University of Mississippi, Travis spent a semester abroad in Beijing eating kung pao chicken and practicing Tai Chi.

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