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Author: Kelsey Herbers

Employee Spotlight

Tammy Masnica knew nothing about horses — until the purchase of one brought her family together

By Kelsey Herbers

“Olaf,” a 13-year-old American Saddlebred, changes lives one simple gesture at a time

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Employee Spotlight

Nurse creates artwork inspired by Vanderbilt’s orthopaedic patients

By Kelsey Herbers

Recycled paper and expired test tubes find new life in colorful greetings for patients

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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

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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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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Health, yes

Mascots get flu shots in VUMC “anti-viral” video

By Kelsey Herbers

Even canines, chickens and sabre-tooth tigers need protection

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Credo Award Winner

From jump-starting cars to tackling EMR conversions, Joel Doren’s job often expands beyond his resume

By Kelsey Herbers

“I think my favorite part of my job is trying to make this as good of an experience for the patient as possible."

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Employee Spotlight

After being diagnosed with MS, Jonathan Davidson decided to take up running. He just completed his 50th marathon — one in each of the 50 states.

By Kelsey Herbers

Holding his infant daughter led him to vow to take care of himself so he could coach her soccer team and, someday, walk her down the aisle.

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