VUSM student earns HIV/AIDS fellowship

From the Summer 2015 edition of Vanderbilt Medicine Magazine

Fourth-year Vanderbilt University School of Medicine student Ishan Asokan has been selected as an inaugural member of the Elton John AIDS Foundation (EJAF) Fellowship for students addressing HIV/AIDS and health disparities. Asokan has been working at the Vanderbilt Comprehensive Care … Continued

Study Fine-Tunes Hearing

From the Summer 2015 edition of Vanderbilt Medicine Magazine

When Vanderbilt audiologist Allyson Sisler-Dinwiddie, Au.D., received her own cochlear implant, she experienced what many such patients do – her hearing was restored, but understanding speech could be difficult, especially in noisy situations. “There’s a wide range on how people … Continued

Called to Serve

From the Winter 2015 edition of Vanderbilt Medicine Magazine

Within days of arriving in Liberia in September 2014, Boris Pavlin, M.D., ‘03, cared for three patients with Ebola—a mother, father and young son. It was his first face-to-face contact with the rare and deadly infectious disease that was raging … Continued