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Author: Jessica Pasley

Employee Spotlight

Every child who finishes chemo gets a rousing serenade. The woman behind Children’s Hospital’s “Last Chemo” song.

By Jessica Pasley

Warning: you will be humming "The Macarena" for the rest of the day.

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pedestrian safety Health, yes

Back to school means children are back on the streets. How to keep road scholars safe.

By Jessica Pasley

Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt offers tips to prevent injury

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Employee Spotlight

NICU nurse overwhelmed by support from co-workers after house fire

By Jessica Pasley

The house is gone. Love remains.

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Employee Spotlight

Raye Nell Dyer leaves example of love and ministry at Children’s Hospital

By Jessica Pasley

As a chaplain, she brought blessings and comfort to patients, family and employees

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Employee Spotlight

Four years ago a Vanderbilt doctor agreed to help run the spelling bee at his daughter’s school. This year she went to the National Spelling Bee.

By Jessica Pasley

The trip was a dream come true for Rosy Kannankeril, a rising ninth grader at Franklin Classical School.

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Five Pillar Leader Award

Kathy Moss “always dreamed of being a nurse.” Now, she leads a staff of 200 dedicated to quality patient care.

By Jessica Pasley

Kathy Moss remembers the days when she and her sister spent hours practicing running a doctor’s office. Their dolls and stuffed animals served as patients.

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VUMC in the Community

An Army doctor’s appeal: “People in Iraq need medical books — can you help?” The response from Vanderbilt was overwhelming.

By Jessica Pasley

VUMC gastroenterologist Terence "T.A." Smith wanted to help an Iraqi colleague at a small clinic. Vanderbilt donors responded with dozens of boxes of books.

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Employee Spotlight

Kathy Keck of Transplant Center wins 2018 Administrative Professional Award

By Jessica Pasley

She is lauded for "going the extra mile." She says that's the Vanderbilt way.

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VUMC in the Community

Avid runner founds “Gynecologists for Hire” to participate in Shade Tree Trot

By Jessica Pasley

Ob/Gyn fellow Cynthia Arvizo witnessed firsthand the good that Shade Tree Clinic does — so she formed a running team to raise funds

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