Losses

From the Summer 2017 edition of Vanderbilt Medicine Magazine

  Charles Bentz, M.D., ‘70, died Dec. 8, 2016. He was 71. Dr. Bentz is survived by his wife, Lynn; children Kim, Ann, Eduardo, David, Daniel, Charles, Julie, Wayne and Eugene; and many grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Wyatt Blake III, … Continued

Alumni News

From the Summer 2017 edition of Vanderbilt Medicine Magazine

1950s Anderson Spickard Jr., M.D., ‘57, HS ‘59 ‘63, BA ‘53, emeritus faculty, is the author of “The Craving Brain,” which was selected as a finalist for the Foreword INDIEFAB for adult nonfiction.   1960s Antonio Gotto, M.D., ‘65, BA … Continued

Alex Chern

From the Summer 2017 edition of Vanderbilt Medicine Magazine

Fourth-year student at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine; recipient of the 1982 School of Medicine Class Scholarship Graduated from Yale University with a B.S. in Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry Successfully recovered and continuing his studies after being hit by a … Continued

Research Round-up

From the Summer 2017 edition of Vanderbilt Medicine Magazine

Studies find tonsillectomies offer only modest benefits Removing tonsils modestly reduced throat infections in the short term in children with moderate obstructive sleep-disordered breathing or recurrent throat infections, according to a systematic review conducted by the Vanderbilt Evidence-based Practice Center … Continued

Positive Outlook

From the Winter 2017 edition of Vanderbilt Medicine Magazine

When Rachel Fox was 15 years old, the petite, blonde high school sophomore spent most of her time babysitting in her suburban Nashville neighborhood and practicing the piano. For about a year, she noticed she was increasingly hungry and thirsty, … Continued

Losses

From the Winter 2017 edition of Vanderbilt Medicine Magazine

Lawrence Abrahams, M.D., ‘61, died March 3, 2015. He was 80. Dr. Abrahams is survived by his wife, Hanna; siblings, nieces and nephews. Joseph Allen Jr., M.D., HS ‘56, died Sept. 16, 2016. He was 91. Dr. Allen was preceded … Continued