Vanderbilt University - School of Medicine

Vanderbilt University - School of Medicine

Vanderbilt University - School of Medicine

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1161 21st Avenue, Nashville, TN, 37232-2581, United States

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Vanderbilt University School of Medicine is a medical school located in Nashville, Tennessee. Currently tied for 14th on the list of accredited medical schools in the U.S News & World Report 2016 rankings, the school of medicine has a reputation as a center of research and high-quality clinical care. Vanderbilt School of Medicine is ranked No. 10 among U.S. medical schools for funding from the National Institutes of Health. Located in the Vanderbilt University Medical Center on the southeastern side of the Vanderbilt University campus, the School of Medicine claims two Nobel laureates: Earl W. Sutherland Jr., in 1971, for his discovery of the metabolic regulating compound cyclic AMP, and Stanley Cohen, in 1986, for his discovery with a colleague of epidermal growth factor.

Executives & Employees

Dean of Basic Sciences

Chair, Department of Medicine

J.C. Peterson Chair in Pediatric Pulmonology

Chair of the Department of Psychiatry

Chairman, Department of Preventive Medicine

Chief Operating Officer, Corporate Chief of Staff

Director, Pediatric Obesity Research in the Diabetes Center

Director, Center for Translational Immunology & Infectious Diseases

Research Assistant Professor of Biochemistry

Distinguished Alumni
Kevin Churchwell is now President, Chief Executive Officer & Trustee at The Children's Hospital Corp.
Robert W. Bruce, Jr. is now Medical Director, Neuromuscular & Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, Inc.
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