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Bill and Genie met at VUMC in 1983. The proposal was at Kroger. A wedding ring fell over a cliff. They are still in love.

By Tavia Smith

“She was really sweet and 34 years later, she’s still just as sweet,” Bill says. “It was meant to be,” Genie adds.

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Teenage daughter sparks interest in rock-climbing for Vanderbilt’s Dario and Nunzia Giuse

By Paul Govern

The passion for climbing has now affected all three members of the Giuse family

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Martin Luther King Jr. Morning Tribute features choir, calls for unity, Churchwell solo on “Go Down, Moses.”

By Wayne Wood

“This is an important day in the context of what’s going on in our country,” said André Churchwell, MD, chief diversity officer for VUMC.

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Trauma chief Rick Miller represents Team USA in world triathlon event in Netherlands

By Jennifer Wetzel

"My goal was to stay in good shape as I got older."

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VUMC choir brings holiday cheer to Medical Center

By Jill Clendening

Debut performance of United Voices of Vanderbilt brings smiles to faces of patients, families and employees.

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From Child Life patient to Child Life specialist

By Christina Echegaray

Camille Fraser was a teenager with a cancer diagnosis when she was helped by a Vanderbilt Child Life specialist and immediately knew she had seen her future career. That was 13 years ago and Fraser is now a Vanderbilt Child Life specialist herself.

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“My dream was to be a nurse, taking care of critically ill children”

By Matt Batcheldor

Jade Forlidas started at Vanderbilt as a nursing student in 1969; after a storied career, she has retired — but her daughter carries on as a LifeFlight nurse

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Employees of VUMC’s Inflammatory Bowel Disease Clinic split Powerball win

By Jessica Pasley

Yes, vacations are being planned.

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Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation physician puts knowledge to work in figure competitions

By Tom Wilemon

Simone Maybin, M.D., looks almost petite in her white coat, but this medical resident at Vanderbilt's Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation program is actually ripped with muscle.

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