2022 Impact Report
A NOTE FROM DR. PINSON
Friends like you are behind every treatment, innovation and discovery. As part of our Vanderbilt Health family, donors like you are helping us be a global leader in innovative research, high-impact clinical training and personalized patient care. Your support through the past year has allowed us to remain a health care leader in Tennessee and beyond.
I hope you’ll read this report to see the impact you can have when you give to Vanderbilt Health. Thanks to friends like you, some of our patients have received treatment that is truly life-changing. Thank you for continuing our mission and supporting our work. We couldn't heal patients without you!
Local family helping establish ALS research program at Vanderbilt Health
“We’ve joined this effort because we want to do whatever we can to help further ALS in a positive direction toward treatment and cures and more hope for people,” Campa said.
Facts and Figures
Donor support helps Vanderbilt Health advance revolutionary programs and serve millions of patients. See how your gifts are making an impact.
Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center Setting New Standard for Pediatric Cancer Care
At Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC), the Cancer Health Outcomes and Control research program is focused on not only successful treatment of a patient’s illness but giving them all the tools necessary to live a full, healthy and happy life.
Vanderbilt Professor Working to Reverse Health Inequity within Minority Populations
“We have to be intentional about improving the racial/ethnic diversity in clinical trials and training diverse clinical investigators to improve trust in minority communities,” said Sonya Reid, MD, MPH, assistant professor of Medicine.
Vanderbilt Hearing and Speech Sciences Celebrates 70 Years of Service
The Vanderbilt Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences is celebrating 70 years of serving people with hearing, speech, language and related disorders.
Small Gland, Big Impact
During her 7th grade year, Olivia Phillips wasn’t feeling herself. One day, Olivia’s dad noticed a lump on her neck, which turned out to be a thyroid nodule that was overproducing thyroid hormone. Thankfully, Monroe Carell Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt could provide personalized care for Olivia.
Finding Clarity in a Cancer Diagnosis
2020 was a challenging year for most of us. But for KaCarole Higgins, it was one of cancer diagnosis, as well as clarity. After discovering a lump in her breast on self-examination, Ka went on a journey of healing, reconnection and new beginnings.
Vanderbilt Health Clinic Keeping High-Risk COVID-19 Patients Safe
Before the COVID-19 vaccine was readily available and especially vulnerable populations had no preventative medicines to combat the virus, Vanderbilt Health opened a new clinic offering monoclonal antibody treatment.
Leaving a Legacy in Cancer Research
Throughout his career, William Blot, PhD, has contributed so much to cancer research at Vanderbilt Health. He and his wife Frances will continue to contribute for generations to come through a legacy gift that will establish the Frances D. and William J. Blot Cancer Fund.