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Is it true that work on a COVID-19 vaccine at Vanderbilt University Medical Center was funded by Dolly Parton?

By Wayne Wood

Funds from her gift have supported important advancements in VUMC’s war on COVID

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Employee Spotlight

On the front lines of COVID with a word and a prayer

By Wayne Wood

Sherry Perry knows what it's like to have COVID, and she brings her experience to patients and families as chaplain on VUMC's COVID unit

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Health, yes

Video: How to safely gather at the holidays — advice from Vanderbilt experts

By Wayne Wood

Are there safe ways to see our family and friends during this COVID holiday season? Some advice on how to celebrate with care.

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VUMC in the Community

Clothes Closet needs coats, jackets, other clothes for patients

By Wayne Wood

Volunteer project helps people by providing clothes and a warm coat

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VUMC in the Community

Philadelphia Eagles pick VUMC resident to sing national anthem before game

By Wayne Wood

The lifelong Eagles fan closed "The Star-Spangled Banner” with a big smile and the exhortation “Go, Birds!”

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Health, yes

Time change can be a bear. Here’s how to keep from feeling like hibernating.

By Wayne Wood

The end of daylight saving time doesn't have to mean disrupted sleep and feeling groggy, says a Vanderbilt sleep expert

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VUMC in the Community

Video showcases notes of appreciation for VUMC COVID fighters

By Wayne Wood

Words of encouragement and thanks have poured in from all over the U.S. and from other countries.

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VUMC in the Community

A Vanderbilt doctor wrote a song encouraging people to vote. Then a video took it to the next level.

By Wayne Wood

“I truly believe this music video has the power to motivate folks to vote in November.”

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Employee Spotlight

David Hansen is a doctor, pianist and composer. His gift of music is lifting spirits, including in the COVID unit.

By Wayne Wood

He has made his songs of healing available to patients in Vanderbilt University Adult Hospital

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