Keeping Pace

From the Fall 2019 edition of Vanderbilt Medicine Magazine

Nashville, once a mid-size city with a Southern small-town feel, is experiencing explosive growth. It’s bursting at the seams with unparalleled new construction, exciting new employment opportunities and a bustling food and entertainment scene. But along with Nashville’s rapid growth … Continued

Risky Ride

From the Fall 2019 edition of Vanderbilt Medicine Magazine

There’s a fierce debate raging in the new Nashville – whether the influx of a growing number of electric scooters is a fun addition for tourists and residents or a dangerous trend that affects public safety. In July, after some … Continued

Baby Boom

From the Fall 2019 edition of Vanderbilt Medicine Magazine

More women. More babies. With more people choosing Nashville and its surrounding communities as home, Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology has seen a rapid growth in the number of visits for women’s care and babies born … Continued

The Emotional Toll

From the Winter 2019 edition of Vanderbilt Medicine Magazine

Living with a disease for a long time can affect more than just physical well-being, a Vanderbilt University Medical Center psychologist cautions. “Sometimes we see young adults in remission (from cancer) and considered long-term survivors, but they might be having … Continued

Home away from home

From the Winter 2018 edition of Vanderbilt Medicine Magazine

Eric Quintana, MD, comes from a close and large extended Hispanic family in New Mexico – his paternal great-grandparents had 17 children; and he has three siblings and 30 first cousins. Quintana is the only member of his family to … Continued

Healing Minds

From the Summer 2017 edition of Vanderbilt Medicine Magazine

  Schizophrenia not only affects the person struggling with hallucinations, delusions and disorganized thoughts. It wreaks havoc through the entire family. Charlotte Test, of Dallas, Texas, knows that all too well. Test and her late husband Donald Test Jr., who … Continued