February 2011 Issue


Inside the Current Issue

PetFeature

Pets of Vanderbilt 2011

Every year we ask for your favorite pictures of your dogs, cats and other assorted beasts. This year we had more than 1,000 pictures, so the selecting was very hard. Vote online for your favorites in the Dog, Cat, and Friends categories, and also see a lot more photos of pets that we didn’t have room for in the print edition. read more »


More Pets of Vanderbilt 2011

These pets aren’t on the ballot, but there are some great-looking dogs, cats, and other friends here, submitted by Vanderbilt staff and faculty. This is an exhibition, not a competition, so please…enjoy.read more »


Watch videos of Vanderbilt pets

For those of you for whom it’s not enough to see still photographs of Pets of Vanderbilt, several people also submitted links to YouTube videos of pets.read more »


UpchurchFeature

Post-Transplant baby a “Miracle” to his Mother

Kerrie Upchurch, who got a kidney transplant in her mid-20s, was more upset about the idea that she might not be able to become a mother than she was about the transplant. But, VUMC’s Heidi Schaefer, M.D., says, people who have had transplants can still become mothers. For proof, meet Kerrie Upchurch’s son, Gavin.read more »