July 11, 2017

VUMC in the news

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

A New York Times story on a revamped health care plan proposed by Texas Senator Ted Cruz quotes John Graves, Ph.D., assistant professor of Health Policy.

Biotechniques and Life Science Daily covered the PLOS ONE study from Alicia Beeghly-Fadiel, Ph.D., MPH, assistant professor of Epidemiology, that found ovarian cancer cases with type A blood were associated with significantly longer survival.

Consumer Reports reporter Julia Calderone interviewed Todd Ricketts, Ph.D., professor of Hearing and speech Sciences, for a story about over-the-counter hearing aids.

David Vago, Ph.D., research director of the Osher Center for Integrative Medicine at VUMC, is one of the writers, along with, among others, Deepak Chopra, of a Huffington Post column about the dangers of chronic inflammation. The piece was also picked up by the San Francisco Chronicle.

Anna Person, M.D., assistant professor of Medicine, wrote an opinion piece for the Tennessean titled "How the Republican health care plan would affect my HIV patients.”