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David Posch

Jun. 25, 2012—David Posch, M.S. CEO of Vanderbilt University Hospital and Clinics What are the major changes that you think will come to Vanderbilt and the Medical Center over the next10 years? When I think about a 10-year horizon, a top consideration is that the advance of science is accelerating, and with it our ability to quickly translate new...

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Jeff Balser

Jun. 25, 2012—Jeff Balser, M.D., Ph.D. Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs and Dean of the School of Medicine What are the major changes that you think will come to Vanderbilt and the Medical Center over the next 10 years? This is such an exciting time, in my opinion the most exciting time, to be at Vanderbilt. True, we...

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10 things I’m proud of about House Organ

Jun. 25, 2012—This issue is about the future, but, as we’re working to put this issue to bed, the past is on my mind a little, too. House Organ is ceasing publication. This doesn’t mean I’m going anywhere—I will still be in the office of News and Communications at VUMC, where part of my job is keeping...

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The tradition continues

Jun. 24, 2012—The first year of House Organ’s publication, 1982, featured a cover story about the Vanderbilt Hair Salon.

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Jungle Boy

Apr. 30, 2012—I was riding on a boat down a river through the jungle, with tropical birds in the trees, vines hanging down to the waterside, and monkeys swinging in the branches above. This was the Tortuguero National Park in the Central American country of Costa Rica, and although I had never been there before, it all...

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25 ways to make (or keep) your body the best it’s ever been

Apr. 30, 2012—From advice about keeping sharp eyes and keen ears, to tips about how to eat well and fight stress, this issue of House Organ is dedicated to keeping the body you live in healthy.

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Head to toe

Apr. 30, 2012—Some basic body, health and wellness facts, including: • How much blood is in the average body? • Do blonds or redheads have more hair? • Where is the thickest skin on the body?

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Under ideal circumstances…

Apr. 4, 2012—I rode to school in 1967 with the Ryan family down the street: Mom Frances at the wheel, with kids Kay, Barbara, Jimmy and little Mike, who was too young for school but who rode with us anyway, usually still in his pajamas. Kay, the oldest, would ride shotgun and command the radio, and it...

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The Vanderbilt Employee Experience

Apr. 4, 2012—What’s it like to work at Vanderbilt? That question comes up a lot when people find out where you work. And we each have our own answer, of course. Great co-workers, of course. Being involved in things that matter, that’s important. Whatever any person’s job, everyone here is part of an organization devoted to some...

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