LGBTQI – What Do All the Letters Mean?

LGBTQI – What Do All the Letters Mean? Chris Purcell, Director of the Office of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Intersex Life, offers insight on LGBTQI meanings and explores the services offered at the K.C. Potter Center in hopes of offering education and encouraging dialogue across the the Vanderbilt University and Medical Center campuses.

Put Your Best Fork Forward: Food Choices for a Healthier Lifestyle

March 3, 2017
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Put Your Best Fork Forward: Food Choices for a Healthier Lifestyle National Nutrition Month® is a nutrition education and information campaign created by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, and this year’s theme is “Put Your Best Fork Forward.” Melinda Mahoney, Registered Dietitian, shares examples of small changes we can make in our eating habits – one forkful at a time! Begin Transcript Marissa Wertheimer: Welcome to this edition of the Vanderbilt University Health and Wellness Wellcast.

Inclusion in the Workplace

Inclusion in the Workplace Emily Hickey, Program Coordinator with Inclusion Initiatives and Cultural Competence at Vanderbilt University, explores the practice of inclusion and diversity in the workplace and methods of implementation. "Diversity is inviting people to the party whereas inclusion is asking them to dance, as they are able."

Attention Deficit Disorder (AD/HD or ADD) Self-Assessment

Work/Life Connections
February 15, 2012

Many people have issues with paying attention, remembering details, or interrupting others when they are speaking.  When these and other behaviors begin at an early age and continue to affect overall functioning at school, work, or in relationships, there could be a possible disorder

Checklist for New Family Caregivers

 If you are new to family caregiving, you are probably facing some important life changes. You may feel overwhelmed, scared, or frustrated. You may also feel at a loss for what to do. These feelings are completely normal. The checklist below can help you learn more about your new responsibilities, the services and support options that may be available to you, and how to plan for the future.

Stress Self-Assessment

Work/Life Connections
January 31, 2012

Stress is a common experience for most people.  There are more positive forms of stress, such as getting married, having a child, or moving into a new home.  There are also less positive forms of stress, such as increased job demands, financial difficulties, or time pressures.  Regardless of how positive stress can be, it ca

Anxiety Self-Assessment

Work/Life Connections
January 30, 2012

Anxiety is a normal response to a stressful event or situation.  We all experience anxiety in different ways.  For some, it is a motivator for change or gives an extra burst of energy.  For others, it overwhelms or paralyzes them for a short period of time.  When anxiety is frequent and has longer lasting effects, it creates limitations in a person's social, occupa