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Author: Jessica Pasley

Employee Spotlight

VUMC scientist Edie Sannella celebrates 90th birthday, puts in full day in virology lab

By Jessica Pasley

“I don’t feel 90. And people say they don’t think that I am 90. So, I think I must be doing OK.”

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Credo Award Winner

Laresa Jackson’s coworkers are so sorry she won a Credo Award. (Not really)

By Jessica Pasley

Public recognition is not her thing. But she’s always reminding her staff of the difference they make.

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Employee Spotlight

Who is that masked man?

By Jessica Pasley

Frank Nix of the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit finds a way to connect with patient families with his custom face covers

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Health, yes

Children’s Hospital urges sledding safety

By Jessica Pasley

Whizzing along on snow and ice is fun, but be careful

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Health, yes

As temperatures go down, the chance for injury from heaters goes up

By Jessica Pasley

The challenge of keeping warm might lead to the use of unsafe heating sources

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Health, yes

Children’s Hospital urges caution in toy selection this holiday season

By Jessica Pasley

Toy shopping online presents special challenges; how to select safe gifts for children

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VUMC in the Community

Shawn Drumgoole and scores of friends celebrate his birthday with a walk to Children’s Hospital

By Jessica Pasley

The man behind the social media sensation "We Walk with Shawn" says Vanderbilt saved his life 30 years ago

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Health, yes

Hot car injury prevention tips as routines change due to COVID-19

By Jessica Pasley

A change in routine can lead to a lapse in thought — and it can happen to anyone

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Health, yes

Safe masking tips during summer months

By Jessica Pasley

What you need to know about combining wearing a mask with summertime weather

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