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Curious VUMC

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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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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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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Employee Spotlight

Vanderbilt ER nurse receives wedding surprise from “Say Yes to the Dress”

By Leigh MacMillan

Holly Beth Jones will receive a wedding gown from the show, which is honoring front-line health care workers

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Health, yes

Does your mask irritate your face? Doctors offer ideas to keep your skin healthy.

By Wayne Wood

Protect your skin while you're protecting your friends

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Employee Spotlight

Greg Rhinehart’s 3-D printing hobby comes to the rescue to repair respirator masks

By Matt Batcheldor

He figured out how to make a four-cent part that repairs $1,500 personal protective equipment for COVID caregivers

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Employee Spotlight

COVID unit nurse speaks from the heart about the impact of the disease and the importance of masking

By Matt Batcheldor

At the mayor's press conference Cody Hamilton told of the toll COVID takes on those who have the disease, and those who care for them

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VUMC in the Community

Clothes Closet in need of donations of new items

By Wayne Wood

Due to COVID-19, used items are no longer accepted, but the need to help patients continues

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