Monthly Archives: March 2011

Power cuts

from Wayne Wood: This week’s VUMC Reporter has an in depth look at how Vanderbilt University Medical Center is working to save energy. The story was written by Leslie Hill, and here’s its grabby lede: Vanderbilt University Medical Center spends … Continue reading

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Fairy Godmother Project of Music City

from Leslie Hill: The fairy godmothers of the Vanderbilt Orthopaedic Institute have put their magic wands to work again this year helping local high school girls get to the ball.Merideth Cooper, Amy Doyle, Beth Glascock, Heather Skaar, and Laura Zimmerman … Continue reading

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Tender care for a tender heart

This was a family that could not, and would not leave Nathan, in this time of stress.So they leaned heavily on bright and caring staff members who were right there– in that small critical care room with them, living literally elbow to elbow with them as they kept Nathan healthy, stable, and well enough to receive a heart. Continue reading

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Pre-Medical Conference Teaches Undergrads about Graduate School, Promotes Diversity

from Wayne Wood: Brian Cruz, a fourth year medical student at Vanderbilt, was the president of the planning committee that put together this year’s Levi Watkins Jr., M.D. Pre-Medical Conference, and he sent some news along about the event, which … Continue reading

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Polyp makes Dave Barry’s blog, interviewed on video. We are not making this up.

from Wayne Wood: March is colorectal cancer awareness month, and, as usual, the Vanderbilt Ingram Cancer Center has a lot going on to raise awareness of this very preventable kind of cancer. These efforts include having a giant polyp greeting … Continue reading

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Author-surgeon’s new book,”Public Anatomy”published

    from Wayne Wood: A. Scott Pearson, M.D., associate professor of Surgery at Vanderbilt, this week will publish his second medical thriller, “Public Anatomy,” a follow-up to Pearson’s well-received 2009 book “Rupture,” which is about to be released in … Continue reading

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