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RadX Innovation Challenge pitch evolves into global health nonprofit

Benjamin Li, MD’17, MBA’17, currently a second-year resident in radiation oncology at UCSF in San Francisco, recently founded Rayos Contra Cancer, Inc. (RCC) to “promote sustainable access to high-quality, timely and affordable radiotherapy for cancer in limited-resource settings globally.” 

Learn more about Ben Li, and how VUMC's Department of Radiology helped to launch
this inititative. 
Biostatistics for Biomedical Research
A free web course in introductory and intermediate biostatistics taught by Frank Harrell starts on October 4. Visit website here  
2019 Vanderbilt Translational Research Forum | Friday, Oct. 4 | 8:15 a.m. 
"Strategies to Improve Prevention of Mother-to-child Transmission of HIV among Couples Living in Rural Mozambique"
Carolyn Audet, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Health Policy
Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health
TN CFAR Data Sciences Core and the Department
of Biostats Seminar | October 9 | 1:30 p.m. | MRB III 1220

Guest Speaker: Matthew Fox, DSc, MPH 
Professor in the Departments of Epidemiology and Global Health at Boston University

Dr. Fox works on ways to improve retention in HIV-care programs in South Africa from the time of testing HIV-positive through long-term treatment. As part of this work, he is involved in analyses to assess the impact of changes in South Africa’s National Treatment Guidelines for HIV. His research interest include treatment outcomes in HIV-treatment programs, infectious disease epidemiology (with specific interests in HIV and pneumonia), and epidemiologic methods.
Infectious Diseases Grand Rounds | October 10 | noon - 1 p.m.
A-2200 MCN Conference Room 1161 21st Avenue South
“Developing a GPS Location-Based Smartphone Application for Improving 
Engagement in HIV Care”

Kate Clouse, Ph.D., M.P.H.
Assistant Professor, Vanderbilt University School of Nursing 
VIGH Events Calendar

VIGH Seeks Data Manager

We are seeking a qualified candidate to fill the position of Data Manager for a new five-year NIH-funded program. This position will be part of the BRIDGE program, a clinical trial that seeks to close the treatment gap for children with epilepsy in Africa through task-shifting approaches. In this role, you will be working with the data coordinating center based in Nashville at VUMC for a large 60-site cluster randomized clinical trial in three large cities in northern Nigeria. Responsibilities include building and maintaining a large database for this project, working closely with our in-country data teams in Nigeria and the study team at VIGH. Visit the VUMC HR website for complete details and instructions on how to apply online.

Online tools from MEASURE Evaluation

MEASURE Evaluation creates and makes available a wealth of online tools, curricula, publications, and useful information for a wide range of audiences. Check out their upcoming WEBINARS on health informatics and implementation successes and recommendations for the elimination of mother-to-child transmission (eMTCT) of HIV.
2525 West End Avenue, Suite 750 | Nashville, TN 37203 US
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