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Letter From Ann Price

Posted by on Friday, February 13, 2015 in Letter from Ann Price, Vanderbilt Community, Winter 2015 .

Dear Vanderbilt University Medical Alumni,


Vanderbilt Medical Alumni Reunion 2014 Recap

Thanks to all who attended Reunion 2014, one of our largest VUSM reunions with over 1,100 attendees. I hope you enjoyed your time on campus. A special thanks to our class chairs and class gift chairs for making Reunion a wonderful event, including meetings for the Vanderbilt Christie Pediatric Society, the Lonnie S. Burnett Society (Obstetrics and Gynecology), the Thomas E. Brittingham Society (Medicine), and the Under-Represented in Medicine Society. Please visit to view photos from the event. Our next VUSM Reunion will be celebrated in fall 2016.


VMAA Board Meeting in Conjunction with Reunion 2014

The Vanderbilt Medical Alumni Association (VMAA) board welcomes our new president, William J. Anderson, M.D., ‘69, (BA ‘65) who began his two-year term at Reunion. Thomas W. Nygaard, M.D., ‘78, was installed as the new president-elect. We thank VMAA outgoing president Clifton R. Cleaveland, M.D., (HS ‘68, FE ‘71). Other new board regional directors installed during Reunion include: Elise M. Cornet Fallucco, M.D., ‘04, Jamie M. Monroe, M.D., ‘88, HS ‘92, Brian Drolet, M.D., ‘09, and Soja Park-Burnett, M.D. ‘68, HS ‘70.


VMAA Events and Dinners

Our VMAA regional dinner in honor of our Atlanta-area medical alumni was well attended on Sept. 30, 2014, at the Cherokee Country Club. Dr. and Mrs. John T. Cobb (MD ‘78) along with Dr. and Mrs. Joseph S. Wilson, Jr. (BA ‘73, FE ‘83, VMAA Friesinger Society representative), were our hosts for this event. In addition, the VMAA and Bonnie Miller, M.D., senior associate dean for Health Sciences Education, hosted a dinner during the Association of American Medical Colleges annual meeting in Chicago on Nov. 9, 2014, at the Chicago Firehouse Restaurant. Our VMAA regional dinner in Boston was held on Jan. 13.


Vanderbilt Database Updates

If you have changed home or business addresses or if your preferred email has changed recently, please update through VUConnect at, or you may always send contact information updates directly to:


VUSM Community News

The VMAA always welcomes your submissions for our alumni news Class Notes section in Vanderbilt Medicine magazine. Submit news and digital photographs to; fax to (615) 936-8475; or mail to VUMC, 21st Ave South and Medical Center Drive, MCN D-8212, Nashville, TN 37232-2106. We love celebrating your news.


We hope to hear from you soon.

Best Wishes,

Ann Price