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Gore, King elected to 2019 IAMBE Class of Fellows

Thursday, May 30th, 2019

John Gore, PhD, director of the Vanderbilt University Institute of Imaging Science (VUIIS), and Michael King, PhD, J. Lawrence Wilson Professor and chair of the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Vanderbilt University, were recently elected to the International Academy of Medical and Biological Engineering (IAMBE) 2019 Class of Fellows in recognition of their contributions in the field of medical and biological engineering.

Academic Pediatric Association honors Barkin

Thursday, May 30th, 2019

Shari Barkin, MD, MSHS, division chief of General Pediatrics at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, was honored recently with the 2019 Academic Pediatric Association (APA) Research Award.

Byndloss selected for NIH future research leaders conference

Thursday, May 30th, 2019

Mariana Byndloss, DVM, PhD, assistant professor of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology, has been selected to participate in the Future Research Leaders Conference at the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

Genitourinary surgery association honors Smith’s contributions

Thursday, May 16th, 2019

Joseph Smith Jr., MD, professor of Urologic Surgery, has been awarded the Keyes Medal from the American Association of Genitourinary Surgeons (AAGUS).

Solórzano named chair of Department of Surgery

Friday, May 3rd, 2019

Carmen Solórzano, MD, professor of Surgery and chief of the Division of Surgical Oncology and Endocrine Surgery, has been named chair of Vanderbilt’s Department of Surgery.

Kachnic to step down as chair of Radiation Oncology

Thursday, April 25th, 2019

Lisa Kachnic, MD, has been named professor and chair of the Department of Radiation Oncology at Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons. She will step down from her role as Vanderbilt’s Radiation Oncology leader on June 30 and will continue her service at VUMC through August.

Society of Urologic Oncology honors Smith’s contributions

Thursday, April 4th, 2019

Joseph “Jay” Smith Jr., MD, professor of Urologic Surgery, has been awarded the 2019 Willet F. Whitmore Jr. Award and Lectureship from the Society of Urologic Oncology (SUO).

VUMC Mourns the Passing of Howard W. Jones III, MD

Friday, March 15th, 2019

Howard W. Jones III, MD, professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, former chair of the department and a world-renowned researcher into the causes and treatment of gynecologic cancer, died unexpectedly in his sleep on Saturday, March 9. He was 76.

Vanderbilt mourns cancer researcher Stephen Hann

Friday, March 15th, 2019

Stephen Hann, PhD, professor of Cell and Developmental Biology, died Feb. 27. He was 67.

Society of Urologic Oncology honors Barocas’ contributions

Monday, February 4th, 2019

Daniel Barocas, MD, MPH, associate professor of Urology, is being recognized with a national award from the Society of Urologic Oncology (SUO) for his efforts to develop urologic cancer quality measures.

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