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Employee Spotlight

Cancer researcher Kimberly Dahlman is too busy to run in the Boston Marathon, but she’s doing it anyway — for her daughter

By Leigh MacMillan

“Even though I felt like I was already over-committed, I knew that I needed to do this”

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Employee Spotlight

As the Medical Center’s homeless housing navigator, Michelle Southard spends her days finding homes for patients of all backgrounds

By Kelsey Herbers

“I began to realize that people aren’t homeless just because they lack housing.”

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Employee Spotlight

Longtime Children’s Hospital chaplain Raye Nell Dyer returns to serve at LifeFlight

By Jerry Jones

She joins a small cadre of other flight chaplains in the U.S.

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Employee Spotlight

Nurse anesthetists raise more than $10,000 for Employee Hardship Fund

By Kelsey Herbers

A competitive spirit mixed with delicious homemade baklava can achieve powerful results

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Patient Spotlight

Kevin Hartley was an organ donor, and his mother had one wish: to hear her son’s heartbeat one more time

By Matt Batcheldor

Thanks to his heart recipient, Rhonda Lucas, she got the chance.

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Employee Spotlight

Passion for horses leads Vanderbilt surgeon to national championship in dressage event

By Kelsey Herbers

Bethany Gallagher and her horse Fabiola have been a dream team since Fabiola was four years old

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In memoriam

As a paramedic, Kyle Fisher saved many lives. As an organ donor, he saved six more.

By Matt Batcheldor

Vanderbilt staff pays tribute to his heroism with Honor Walk

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First person

Medical Center sweethearts share “99 Words of Love,” part 2

By Wayne Wood

How can you tell the story of a lifetime in 99 words (or fewer)? Here's how some Vanderbilt University Medical Center lovers did it.

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First person

Medical Center sweethearts share “99 Words of Love,” part 1

By Wayne Wood

How can you tell the story of a lifetime in 99 words (or fewer)? Here's how some Vanderbilt University Medical Center lovers did it.

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Employee Spotlight

VUMC newlyweds celebrate love and fitness

By Tavia Smith

For Michael and Sarah Palevo, love blossomed amid the exercise equipment at Vanderbilt's Dayani Center

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