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

Wonder Drake - Associate Professor of Medicine, Infectious Diseases Div.; Assoc Prof. PMI

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Katie D. White MD, PhD

Katie D. White MD, PhD

Science and service aren’t mutually exclusive concepts to Katie White — they’re mutually reinforcing.

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Vanderbilt receives national designation for excellence in infection prevention

“We’re honored to be the first institution in the country to receive this designation,” said Thomas Talbot, MD, MPH, professor of Medicine and Chief Hospital Epidemiologist at VUMC. “One of the big things the surveyors cited was that it is not just the Infection Prevention team that contributed to the effectiveness of our infection prevention programs.


Vanderbilt researchers’ papers among those most cited

This year’s list, assembled by the global science analytics firm Clarivate Analytics, includes more than 3,300 researchers worldwide whose papers in science and social sciences journals indexed in the Web of Science Core Collection ranked in the top 1 percent most-cited in their respective fields between 2005 and 2015.

Fast Facts

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