Heather Allaman Heather has been a web developer with our department since the fall of 2010. She is a graduate of the University of Iowa and came to us from iDesign, a marketing firm in East Nashville.
Will Ayers Will is a web content producer and editor. He builds and maintains websites for many VUMC entities, and he writes and edits copy for the Web and print. He has 8 years' experience in journalism working for the Greensboro, N.C. News & Record, the Nashville City Paper and the Nashville Tennessean.
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.
Jason Coles Jason has been a creative web developer and graphic designer at VUMC for 15 years. He has a working knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, Quark Xpress, Adobe GoLive Web design software and various other HTML editing software packages. Jason has been instrumental in the development of the VUMC SiteBuilder Software Application which was developed for the VUMC departments and centers to help aid in the creation of their online Web site presence.
Ryan Hirsch Ryan is a web content producer and editor. His expertise includes building and maintaining websites, draftting website copy and producing content for VUMC social media channels. He holds a B.A. degree in Mass Media Communications from Clark Atlanta University, and he has 6 years of experience in multimedia content creation and mangement.
Susan Kohari Susan joined the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt in 2002. She manages the Children’s Hospital website, which has won several national awards in website design and development, and the Vanderbilt Department of Pediatrics website. Prior to joining Vanderbilt, Susan worked in customer service and marketing for a Nashville technology firm. She also provided marketing and public relations services for a large design and architectural firm in Virginia. Susan earned a master of Business Administration from Strayer University and an undergraduate degree in Organizational Management from Virginia Intermont College.
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.
Travis Waters Travis is the lead developer for the VUMC web team. A native of Germantown, 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.