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Health policy faculty receive three TIPs Awards

July 17, 2017

TIPs funding awarded to 15 innovative interdisciplinary projects by Jan Read | Jul. 17, 2017, 11:09 AM​ Identifying best practices in public policy for the LGBT community. Leveraging the “autism advantage” to fuel workplace innovation. Understanding the complexity of life at the single-cell level. These are just three of the 15 exciting interdisciplinary concepts to be explored by the 2017 recipients of Vanderbilt University’s Trans-Institutional Programs (TIPs) initiative.

Dr. William Schaffner Receives Excellence in Vaccine Communication Award from HHS NVPO Awards Program

June 6, 2017

Schaffner receives UpShot Award in vaccine communication by Craig Boerner | Thursday, Jun. 15, 2017, 10:34 AM The National Vaccine Program Office (NVPO) in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has selected William Schaffner, M.D., professor of Preventive Medicine at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC), to receive its 2017 NVPO UpShot Award in Vaccine Communication. William Schaffner, M.D.