Vanderbilt University

Vanderbilt University

Vanderbilt University

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2201 West End Avenue,Nashville, TN 37235

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Company Description

Vanderbilt University is a center for scholarly research, informed and creative teaching, and service to the community and society at large. Vanderbilt will uphold the highest standards and be a leader in the quest for new knowledge through scholarship, dissemination of knowledge through teaching and outreach, and creative experimentation of ideas and concepts. In pursuit of these goals, Vanderbilt values most highly the intellectual freedom that supports open inquiry and equality, compassion and excellence in all endeavors.

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Executives & Employees

Interim Vice Chancellor, Investments

Vice Chancellor, General Counsel & Secretary

Dean of the School of Medicine


Vice Chancellor, Public Affairs

Deputy Vice Chancellor

Vice Chancellor, Development & Alumni Relations

Vice Chancellor, Information Technology

Associate Vice Chancellor-Health Affairs

Vice Chancellor

Board of Directors

Co-Chief Executive Officer & Partner at TPG Capital, LP

Advisor & Venture Partner at Accel Partners LLC

Former Senior Group President, South Newspaper Group at Gannett Co., Inc.

Partner at Bracewell LLP

Assistant Professor at Vanderbilt University

Vice Chancellor, General Counsel & Secretary at Vanderbilt University

Distinguished Alumni
Carolyn Rathjen is now Vice President & Executive Director at Perot Foundation
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Recent Transactions
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Vanderbilt University, Vanderbilt Heart & Vascular Institute purchase South Central Heart Group, Inc. from Maury Regional Medical Center resulting in a new company Vanderbilt Heart-Columbia

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Microarrays, Inc. /Management purchases Microarrays, Inc. from Vanderbilt University

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Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Vanderbilt University purchase The Cardiac Center LLC resulting in a new company Vanderbilt Heart Murfreesboro

Advisors & Consultants
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Hogan Lovells is an international law firm co-headquartered in London, United Kingdom and Washington, D.C., United States. It was formed on May 1, 2010 by the merger of Washington-based Hogan & Hartson and London-based Lovells. Hogan Lovells has around 2,500 lawyers and revenues of around US$1.8bn (£1.1bn). Hogan Lovells comprises two partnerships, Hogan Lovells US LLP (a US partnership which includes legacy Hogan & Hartson and Lovells offices in the US and Caracas), and Hogan Lovells International LLP (an international partnership which includes the bulk of the legacy Lovells firm and Hogan & Hartson's international offices in Europe and Asia).


The Boston Consulting Group, Inc. engages in the provision of management consulting services. It includes data science, technology and design, digital ventures, and business purpose. It helps clients with total transformatio such as inspiring complex change, enabling organizations to grow, building competitive advantage, and driving bottom-line impact. The company was founded by Bruce Doolin Henderson in 1963 and is headquartered in Boston, MA.

Public Relations

Lewis Communications, Inc. provides advertising services. The firm offers clients a wide variety of branding and communication services including: marketing research and strategy development; corporate identity; interactive and digital communication including site design, development, online advertising, search engine marketing/optimization, and social media programs. The company was founded in 1951 and is headquartered in Mobile, AL.

Legal Advisor

Partner at Fenwick & West LLP


Design Director at Luckie & Co. LLC


H. Lundbeck A/S engages in the research, development, and market of pharmaceutical products for the treatment of psychiatric and neurological disorders. It operates through the following geographical segments: Europe, the Unites States of America, and International Markets. Its product portfolio targets the following diseases: Alzheimer's, depression, Parkinson's, Schizophrenia, alcohol dependence, anxiety, bipolar disorder, epilepsy, and Huntington's. The company was founded by Hans Lundbeck on August 14, 1915 and is headquartered in Valby, Denmark.

Located in Nashville, Tennessee, Meharry Medical College is one of the nation's oldest and largest historically black academic health science centers dedicated to educating physicians, dentists, researchers, and health policy experts. Founded in 1876 as the Medical Department of Central Tennessee College, Meharry was the first medical school in the South for African Americans. It was chartered separately in 1915. Today, Meharry includes a medical school, dental school, and a graduate school; and is home to the Robert Wood Johnson Center for Health Policy at Meharry. The degrees include Doctor of Medicine (M.D.), Doctor of Dental Surgery (D.D.S.), Master of Science in Public Health (M.S.P.H.), Master of Science (M.S.), and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degrees. Meharry is a United Methodist Church-affiliated institution. A 2010 study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine ranked Meharry as one of the nation's top five producers of primary care physicians. Meharry is also a leading producer of African Americans with Ph.Ds. in biomedical sciences.

Cumberland Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a pharmaceutical company, which engages in the acquisition, development, and commercialization of prescription products. Its product include Acetadote, Caldolor, Kristalose, Hepatoren, Vaprisol, Boxaban, Vasculan, Ethyol, Portaban, and Totect. The company was founded by A. J. Kazimi on January 6, 1999 and is headquartered in Nashville, TN.

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Pathfinder Therapeutics, Inc. develops computer-assisted surgical navigation products for soft tissue organ surgeries. It provides explorer system that line of sight localization and surface registration techniques to show surgeons where they are in the context of their target organ and surrounding anatomical structures. The firm also offers Scout, a software system for liver surgery planning. The company was founded by William C. Chapman, Benoit M. Dawant, Robert L. Galloway Jr., Alan J. Herline, Michael I. Miga and James D. Stefansic on April 2004 and is headquartered in Nashville, TN.

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Medpace Research, Inc. is a pharmaceutical company, which focuses on the development of therapeutics to treat kidney disease, an area of significant unmet medical need. The company was founded by Billy G. Hudson, J. Wesley Fox Ahmann and Tryggvason Karl on May 25, 2004 and is headquartered in Cincinnati, OH.

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Caden Biosciences, Inc. develops assays for G-protein coupled receptors. It serves the pharmaceutical industries. The company was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Madison, WI.

Highwoods Properties, Inc. Trusts & Funds | Raleigh, North Carolina

Highwoods Properties, Inc. is a real estate investment trust, which engages in the operation, acquisition and development of office properties. It operates through the Office, and Other segments. Its markets includes atlanta, greensboro, memphis, nashville, orlando, pittsburgh, raleigh, richmond, and tampa. The company was founded by Ronald P. Gibson in 1994 and is headquartered in Raleigh, NC.

Agilysys, Inc. Retail: Appliances & Electronics | Cincinnati, OH

Agilysys, Inc. operates as a technology company. It offers innovative software for point-of-sale, payment gateway, reservation and table management, guest offers management, property management, inventory and procurement, analytics, document management, and mobile and wireless solutions and services to the hospitality industry. The firm also serves the gaming for both corporate and tribal; hotels resort and cruise; foodservice management; and restaurants, universities, stadia, and healthcare sectors. The company was founded in 1963 and is headquartered in Alpharetta, GA.

Air Methods Corp. Airlines | Englewood, Colorado

Air Methods Corp engages in the provision of air medical services. It operates through the following business segments: Air Medical Services (AMS), United Rotorcraft, and Tourism. The AMS segment provides air medical transportation services to the general population as an independent service and to hospitals or other institutions under exclusive operating agreements. The Tourism segment offers helicopter tours and charter flights. The UR segment designs, manufactures, and installs aircraft medical interiors and other aerospace and medical transport products for domestic and international customers. The company was founded by Roy Morgan in 1980 and is headquartered in Greenwood Village, CO.

Awards & Honors
Rank #116
The Chronicle of Philanthropy - Philanthropy 400
Rank #155
The Chronicle of Philanthropy - Philanthropy 400
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