Through the Eyes

Our Through the Eyes video series allows you to learn more about our department and how we work, and, just as important, who we are as people.

Wonder Drake - Assistant Professor

John McPherson, MD, Vice Chair for Education, Director, Residency Program

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Maribeth Hamrick, M.D.

Maribeth Hamrick, M.D.

A simple but spiritual journey has led Maribeth Hamrick from a small town in Georgia to Vanderbilt University.

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Major grant enhances pulmonary fibrosis research

Timothy Blackwell, M.D., Ralph and Lulu Owen Professor of Medicine, has been studying IPF for the past 15 years. “This has been a really successful program so far; it’s unique in the field,” Blackwell said. “Ours is the only large study looking at the genetics of pulmonary fibrosis in the country.


Device helps curb atrial fibrillation patients’ stroke risk

The Watchman device is growing in popularity as an alternative treatment to reduce AF-related stroke risk and avoiding the need for long-term use of blood thinners, said Christopher Ellis, M.D., associate professor of Medicine at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and director of the LAA Closure Program.

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Vanderbilt University Hospital has one of the most advanced electronic systems in the nation for both order entry and for its EMR.