2017 Community Scholar Award applications due April 7

Matt Schorr
February 21, 2017

NASHVILLE, Tenn. Applications for the 2017 Community Scholar Award are due April 7. Please email intentions to apply to Lexie.Lipham@vanderbilt.edu by March 10. Click here for more information. Click here for the application.  

Elenoe “Crew” Smith, PhD speaking Feb. 21

Matt Schorr
February 20, 2017

NASHVILLE, Tenn. On Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017, Elenoe “Crew” Smith, PhD will present "Genome Engineering Reveals Therapeutic Potential of Non-Coding Bcl11a Regulatory Elements for Sickle Cell Disease" at 512 Light Hall on Vanderbilt's campus. The lecture begins at 11 am. Smith is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Division of Hematology Oncology at Boston Children’s Hospital.

Community viewing of 'Service to Man' Feb. 19

Matt Schorr
February 14, 2017

NASHVILLE, Tenn. Meharry Medical College will hold a community viewing of "Service to Man," a film about a young man attending Meharry in the 1960's, on Sunday, Feb. 19, at the Cal Turner Family Center for Student Education Auditorium at 2 pm.    

'Intimate Partner Violence Exposure and Cardiovascular Disease (CVD): Is There A Link?' scheduled Feb. 1

Matt Schorr
January 30, 2017

NASHVILLE, Tenn. On Wednesday, Feb. 1, the Department of Internal Medicine will once again present Medical Grand Rounds with Leslie Halpern, DDS, MD, PhD, MPH and Janet H. Southerland, DDS, MPH, PhD discussing the following topic: 'Intimate Partner Violence Exposure and Cardiovascular Disease (CVD): Is There A Link?' Dr. Halpern is an Associate Professor and Director of the OMFS Residency Program, and Dr. Southerland is a Professor in the School of Dentistry.

National Wear Red Day and Campus Walk is Feb. 3

Matt Schorr
January 26, 2017

  NASHVILLE, Tenn. Friday, Feb. 3, 2017, is National Wear Red Day and Campus Walk. Everyone is encouraged to walk, wear red, raise their voices, know their cardiovascular risk and take action to live longer, healthier lives.

'Factors Affecting Hypertension Control' scheduled Jan. 25

Matt Schorr
January 24, 2017

NASHVILLE, Tenn. On Wednesday, Jan. 25, the Department of Internal Medicine presents Medical Grand Rounds, with Ayodeji A. Oso, MD, FACP presenting "Factors Affecting Hypertension Control." Oso is an Associate Professor of Medicine, Director of the Pamela Williams Clinical Skills Center and Chief of the Division of General Internal Medicine. He will begin his presentation at 12:10 pm at the S.S. Kresge Learning Resource Center, Lecture Hall 3.  

'Back to the Bedside: Reason and Ritual' scheduled Wednesday, Jan. 18

Matt Schorr
January 13, 2017

NASHVILLE, Tenn. On Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017, the Department of Internal Medicine presents Medical Grand Rounds with featured speaker Abraham C. Vergese, MD, MACP discussing "Back to the Bedside: Reason and Ritual." Dr. Vergese is a Professor and Linda R. Meier and Joan F. Lane Provostial Professor, and Vice Chair for the Theory and Practice of Medicine at the Stanford University Medical Center School of Medicine.

'The Role of Lifecourse Risk Factors, Ethnoracial Disparities and Diabetes on Dementia Risk' to be held Jan. 24

Matt Schorr
January 9, 2017

NASHVILLE, Tenn. The Vanderbilt Memory & Alzheimer's Center announces its January 2017 Guest Lecture Series presentation: “The Role of Lifecourse Risk Factors, Ethnoracial Disparities and Diabetes on Dementia Risk,” presented by Dr. Rachel Whitmer, Senior Scientist, Kaiser Permanente Division of Research, Associate Professor, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California San Francisco.

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