A. Everette James, M.D., FAC ‘00, center, is a recipient of the 2015 North Carolina Award (Fine Arts), the highest honor bestowed by the governor of the state.
Ryan Fritz, M.D., ‘13, MBA ‘13, HS, and Cristin Quinn Fritz, M.D., ‘15, MPH ‘15, HS, were married on May 16, 2015. Many of their VUSM classmates and friends attended.
Sudave Mendiratta, M.D., ‘05, married Adrien Strickland, M.D., in July 2015.
Piotr Pilarski, M.D., ‘11, HS ‘15, has accepted a position at McKinsey & Company in their health care leadership track. He and his wife welcomed a son, Henryk Marian, born on May 12, 2015.
Jonathan Andereck, M.D., ‘14, MBA ‘15, BA ‘10, shown here with fellow residents, is an emergency medicine resident at Northwestern
Morgan Wills, M.D., ‘96, HS ‘00, his wife Heather, and their children, Isaac, Jessie, and Morgan Jr. had an eventful time on a recent beach vacation (see class note submission)
Jeff Fosnes, M.D., ‘80, BA ‘76, far right, is a member of the 2016 Vanderbilt Athletics Hall of Fame Induction Class. An outstanding VU varsity basketball player, he was honored at the Hall of Fame Awards dinner in January.
Shobhana Gupta, M.D., ‘11, Ph.D., ‘09, BS ‘03, and Daniel Anderson, MS, ‘10, were married on Jan. 31, 2015, in Nashville. They relocated to Washington, D.C., in the fall.
Kelly L. Moore, MD, MPH (A&S 1994, MD 2000), Director of the Tennessee Immunization Program and Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Health Policy, testified before the U.S. Senate Health Education Labor and Pension (HELP) Committee about the value of vaccines in the wake of the Disneyland measles outbreak in February 2015. In September, she was appointed by the Secretary of Health and Human Services to a 4-year term on the Federal Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP). The ACIP is a group of medical and public health experts that develops recommendations on how to use vaccines to control diseases in the United States. Its recommendations determine which vaccines are included in the Federal Vaccines for Children entitlement program and lead to insurance coverage mandates under the Affordable Care Act.