The Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt ranked #6 for pediatric urology by U.S. News & World Report.
Daniel A. Barocas, M.D., completed the Vanderbilt University Masters in Public Health; was awarded an additional year on the K-12 grant to investigate the role of oxidative stress in prostate carcinogenesis in obese and non-obese men; was named to the American Urological Association Hematuria Best Practice Statement Update Panel, and was elected to the Young Urologic Oncologists Executive Committee.
Peter E. Clark, M.D., was honored as the most outstanding reviewer for basic science by the Journal of Urology. He was also named associate section editor for the Investigative Urology Section of the Journal of Urology; Southeastern section representative to the AUA Foundation Research Council; co-chairman of the NCNNGuidelines Panel on Bladder Cancer; reviewer for AUA Foundation Research Scholars Program, and member of the AUA Guidelines Panel on Management of Superﬁcial Bladder Cancer.
Rodney Davis, M.D., performed surgery in Kenya and Uganda as part of a departmental service mission.
Society, and he received the Frank H. Boehm Award for Excellence in Teaching for contribution to continuing medical education.
S. Duke Herrell, III, M.D., received the Best Research Award from the World Congress of Endourolgoy and Robotics for his work in image-guided surgery.
Nicole L. Miller, M.D., received the annual award from the British Journal of Urology International for the most outstanding scientiﬁc publication.
John C. Pope, IV, M.D., was elected to the Society of Pediatric Urology; named program chair for the American Academy of Pediatrics, 2011, and was awarded an extension for R01. He was promoted to professor of urologic surgery.
Residents Gregory Broughton, M.D., and Ian Thompson, M.D., traveled to Bukavu, Democratic Republic of Congo on a humanitarian surgical mission with Joseph A. Smith, Jr., M.D. As part of the department’s commitment to service, they provided at Panzi Hospital surgical care to victims of sexual violence.