Virginia and Tommy Stevens, both 91, have been married 69 years and this was the time they needed each other the most. Compassionate problem-solving by the Palliative Care Unit and the Trauma Intensive Care Unit teams brought the loving couple together one more time.
She is known for her diabetes research. She’s also pretty proud of her polished lift, a high, straight-legged kick that shows both flexibility and gracefulness.
Coming up: going fishing with his grandchildren
“The NPH Protocol exemplifies multiple disciplines working together to improve the lives of patients and their caregivers.”
Stop the Bleed courses, like those taught at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, teach any of us – even those without medical training – how to save some of those lives.
“She developed friends everywhere she went in her professional and personal life with her warm and engaging personality," said C. Wright Pinson of the EMS nurse, LifeFlight nurse, physician liaison and singer for the VUMC band Soul Incision.
For her work, the Occupational Health Clinic Director was recognized with a Five Pillar Leader Award.
Improv quilting stitched together her hours during the pandemic
Thomas Akins was named winner of the Patient and Family Choice Award.