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Welcome Back, Students

VIGH faculty, staff, and students gathered for dinner to welcome new and returning students. The event was hosted by Marie Martin, PhD, MEd, Associate Director of VIGH Education and Training, and Brian Heuser, EdD, to celebrate the start of the new academic year.

Incoming MPH, Global Health Student Joins VUMC Faculty

In addition to starting his MPH Global Health program in August, Ryan Belcher, MD, joined Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt’s Pediatric Department of Otolaryngology after completing a yearlong fellowship. Ryan's international work includes instructing Ethiopian ENTs and medicine residents in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia as well as humanitarian trips to Honduras, Cameroon, and the Philippines.
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Faculty and Staff Attend Fogarty Principal Investigator Network Meeting at NIH

This summer, Marie Martin PhD, MEd., Ann Green, MPH and Troy Moon, MD, MPH attended the HIV Research Training and Infrastructure Development PI Network meeting in Bethesda on the NIH campus. VUMC adjunct faculty Wilbroad Mutale, PhD, MBChB and Marie Martin presented on our innovative Zambia Mentorship Programme at the Clayton-Dedonder Mentorship Fellows Program Meeting. They were joined by several colleagues from the University of Zambia and the Universidade Eduardo Mondlane in Mozambique. 

Summer News Briefs

Our colleagues, Xiao Ou Shu, MD, PhD, MPH, and Wei Zheng, MD, PhD were awarded the Memorabilia Medal “For the People’s Health” by the Vietnamese Ministry of Health in appreciation for their contributions in helping the nation establish a population-based research program for cancer, diabetes and other non-communicable diseases.
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Congratulations to Michael DeBaun, MD, MPH on his award for outstanding mentorship. The 2019 ASH Mentor Award is given by the American Society of Hematology for his sustained, outstanding commitment to the training and career development of early-career hematologists. More from the VUMC Reporter »
The Tuberculosis Center received a $3.6 million grant focused on predisposing factors for progression to TB disease. More from the TB Center » 
The Southeast AIDS Education and Training Center (AETC) was awarded a five-year, nearly $23 million federal grant to continue the coordination of AIDS education and training efforts in Tennessee and seven other southeastern states. The AETC is based in the Vanderbilt Comprehensive Care Clinic (CCC) at Vanderbilt Health One Hundred Oaks. More from the VUMC Reporter »

Upcoming Events

September 5, 12 p.m.  – 1 p.m. 
A-2200 MCN Conference Room, 1161 21st Avenue South, VUMC
Division of Infectious Diseases Grand Rounds: Emerging Infectious Diseases, 2019 
Tom Talbot, MD, MPH 
Professor of Medicine, VUMC Infectious Diseases   
Tuesday, September 10 | 12:10 p.m.
Vanderbilt University, Buttrick Hall 123
Vanderbilt Faculty Roundtable with Elizabeth Zechmeister, JuLeigh Petty, and Jessica Castilho: “HIV/AIDS in Brazil: Politics, Policy & Public Health” 
Brazil Week 2019: Justice and Equity, Center for Latin American Studies
Monday, September 16 | 11 a.m. - noon
2525 West End Avenue, 8th Floor Conference Room
Global Health Grand Rounds: 
Wilbroad Mutale, Ph.D., MBChB
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine VUMC
Professor, University of Zambia School of Public Health
Friday, September 20, 2019 | 8:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m. 
Drury Plaza Hotel, Franklin TN 
Vanderbilt Infectious Diseases Symposium for Primary Care Providers 
The material presented in this program is beneficial to clinical staff in a primary care setting who would like to learn more about diagnosing and treating infectious diseases. Learn More »
Vanderbilt Translational Research Forum set for Oct. 4 
Vanderbilt University, Student Life Center
The 2019 Vanderbilt Translational Research Forum is Friday, October 4 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Student Life Center. The forum will feature more than 25 nationally recognized Vanderbilt researchers presenting their translational science. The guest speaker will be Suzanne Oparil, MD, Distinguished Professor, Medicine Director, Vascular Biology & Hypertension Program University of Alabama-Birmingham. Learn More »
Rwanda 2019 Women Leaders in Global Health Conference 2019 - November 9-10
Register for WLGH19 today and join women leaders from Africa and beyond in Kigali, Rwanda for leadership development workshops, panels, speeches and more. Learn More » 

Join us for the Nashville AIDS Walk

Join the VIGH team and support Nashville CARES at the 27th Annual Nashville AIDS Walk & 5K Run on Saturday, October 5 at Public Square Park at 9 a.m. Learn more »
2525 West End Avenue, Suite 750 | Nashville, TN 37203 US
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