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Wrapping up Cervical Cancer Month with some insight into the importance of screening

Written by Howard W. Jones III, M.D., and Ronald D. Alvarez, M.D., of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology At the beginning of the 20th century, cervical cancer was the leading cause of death in women due to cancer in the U.S., primarily due to the fact that there was no effective screening strategy. The…

Posted by on January 23, 2018 in News, TIPs 2017


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Meet the Vanderbilt LGBT Policy Lab Faculty: Professor Jesse Ehrenfeld

Written by Stephanie Wang, Vanderbilt Class of 2021 As a way to introduce you to faculty from the LGBT Policy Lab, first-year student Stephanie Wang will interview a different faculty member approximately each month and write a brief faculty profile. Stephanie reached out to the Vanderbilt LGBT Policy Lab prior to her arrival on campus…

Posted by on January 17, 2018 in News, TIPs 2017


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Introducing Data Science Visions

Written by Associate Professor Andreas Berlind Zeros and ones have become the new precious commodity in the current information age. It’s difficult to exaggerate the impact of data on government, business, society and academia. Organizations collect massive amounts of data and use it to inform all aspects of operations and decision making. For example, every…

Posted by on January 3, 2018 in News, TIPs 2017


Medicine, Health & Society professor Tara McKay.

Meet the Vanderbilt LGBT Policy Lab Faculty: Assistant Professor Tara McKay

Written by Stephanie Wang, Vanderbilt Class of 2021 As a way to introduce you to faculty from the LGBT Policy Lab, first-year student Stephanie Wang will interview a different faculty member approximately each month and write a brief faculty profile. Stephanie reached out to the Vanderbilt LGBT Policy Lab prior to her arrival on campus…

Posted by on December 5, 2017 in TIPs 2017


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Vanderbilt LGBT Policy Lab Members Present Research, Highlight Lab Activities at National Conference

Written by Kitt Carpenter, Professor of Economics Vanderbilt LGBT Policy Lab Director Kitt Carpenter and Policy Lab Member Gilbert Gonzales presented research at the Fall Research Conference of the Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management in Chicago on Nov. 3, 2017. APPAM is the premiere research association for public policy studies in the United States,…

Posted by on November 9, 2017 in News, TIPs 2017


School of Medicine professor Gilbert Gonzales.

Meet the Vanderbilt LGBT Policy Lab Faculty: Professor Gilbert Gonzales

Written by Stephanie Wang, Vanderbilt Class of 2021 As a way to introduce you to faculty from the LGBT Policy Lab, first-year student Stephanie Wang will interview a different faculty member approximately each month and write a brief faculty profile. Stephanie reached out to the Vanderbilt LGBT Policy Lab prior to her arrival on campus…

Posted by on November 2, 2017 in News, TIPs 2017


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Epidemiology of HPV-Associated Cancers: Changing Trends and Future Burden

Written by Krystle A. Lang Kuhs, PhD, MPH A rapid increase in the incidence of oropharyngeal cancer, a type of head and neck cancer, has been reported in many parts of the developed world. This rise has been attributed to an increase in the subset of OPCs caused by oral human papillomavirus (HPV) infection. HPV,…

Posted by on November 1, 2017 in News, TIPs 2017


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Meet the Vanderbilt LGBT Policy Lab Faculty: Professor Christopher “Kitt” Carpenter

Written by Stephanie Wang, Vanderbilt Class of 2021 As a way to introduce you to faculty from the LGBT Policy Lab, first-year student Stephanie Wang will interview a different faculty member approximately each month and write a brief faculty profile. Stephanie reached out to the Vanderbilt LGBT Policy Lab prior to her arrival on campus…

Posted by on October 24, 2017 in News, TIPs 2017


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Vanderbilt LGBT Policy Lab kicks off Internal Seminar Series November 15

The Vanderbilt LGBT Policy Lab will host a seminar series featuring Vanderbilt faculty presenting research related to LGBT policies. The series kicks off this fall with two talks in Buttrick Hall. These events are free and open the university community. Wednesday November 15 | 2 – 3:30 p.m. | Buttrick 123 Kitt Carpenter (Professor of…

Posted by on October 17, 2017 in News, TIPs 2017


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Save the Date – Symposium on HPV Infection and Associated Cancers

The HPV ACTIVE Trans-Institutional Program will sponsor a symposium on HPV infection and associated cancers. Details on the event, which will be held Friday, March 2, 2018, can be found below. What: Symposium on HPV Infection and Associated Cancers When: Friday, March 2, 2018 (8 a.m. – 12 p.m.) Where: VICC Conference Center (Room PRB898)…

Posted by on October 16, 2017 in News, TIPs 2017