Losses

From the Winter 2019 edition of Vanderbilt Medicine Magazine

  Blair Batson, MD’44, HS’45,’50, FAC’52, BA’41, died Nov. 26, 2018. He was 98. Paul Bennett Jr., MD, FE’88, FAC’00, died May 14, 2018. He was 64. Dr. Bennett is survived by his sons Patrick and Christopher and two grandchildren. … Continued

Class Notes

From the Winter 2019 edition of Vanderbilt Medicine Magazine

1950s Clifton Meador, MD’55, HS’60, FE’61, FAC’00, BA’52, has published a revised edition of his book “A Little Book of Doctors’ Rules III, for Oslerian Clinicians.” His rules are drawn from extensive reading and more than 60 years of teaching … Continued

Giving in Action: The Cycle of Giving

From the Winter 2019 edition of Vanderbilt Medicine Magazine

Perseverance runs through Ellen Hrabovsky’s blood. Throughout her life, she’s experienced many obstacles, but through it all, she’s remained strong and loyal — serving her patients, animals and the environment to her fullest. Now, Hrabovsky, MD’69, BS’65, is giving back … Continued

Research roundup

From the Winter 2019 edition of Vanderbilt Medicine Magazine

Study suggests way to prevent rare lung disease Research by Vanderbilt scientists suggests that it may be possible to prevent or even reverse pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH), a rare, progressive disease characterized by narrowing of and high blood pressure in … Continued

Kris Rehm, MD

From the Winter 2019 edition of Vanderbilt Medicine Magazine

Kris Rehm, MD Vice chair of Outreach Medicine and medical director of Hospital Operations for Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt Marathon runner; mother to two sets of twins; cancer survivor Attended Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and … Continued

New Treatments at a Glance

From the Summer 2018 edition of Vanderbilt Medicine Magazine

New treatments for metastatic melanoma fall into two categories: immunotherapies that spur patients’ immune systems to attack the cancer and targeted therapies that block the molecules that allow the cancer to grow and spread. Immunotherapies — Up to 60 percent … Continued