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“The most famous nurse in the world” looks back on the video of her singing to a patient — and tells the story behind it

By Christina Echegaray

Olivia Neufelder sang from her heart to her dying patient, and millions of people all over the world shared the video. Here's the story behind the song, and what the 24-year-old Vanderbilt nurse's reaction has been to her fame.

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VUMC ophthalmologist felled by rare virus has to learn to walk and eat again

By Jessica Pasley

Reid Longmuir was starting a new job. He thought he would be learning the names of his co-workers. Instead, he was learning more basic things, like how to walk.

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VUMC choir member Shae Etter approaches life with a song

By Jill Clendening

She sings at weddings, retirement celebrations, church functions, funerals — and now with the United Voices of Vanderbilt choir

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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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