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Tina Hartert, M.D, MPH, Professor of Medicine, will serve as Vanderbilt’s principal investigator on the Children’s Respiratory Research and Environment Workgroup (CREW). CREW is a national consortium of asthma investigators that will study how genetics interact with environmental exposures during the prenatal and early childhood years to cause specific subtypes of childhood asthma and determine their distinct functional or biologic mechanism. Dr. Hartert is the principal investigator for the NIH-funded INSPIRE study, the largest of the contributing study populations. The INSPIRE study includes more than 1,900 families and is designed to understand how the early life environment affects future childhood health

Team to study RSV’s role in asthma formation. Investigators in the Division of Allergy, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine recently received a $4.5 million Asthma and Allergic Diseases Cooperative Research Center (AADCRC) grant from the National Institutes of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID). http://news.vanderbilt.edu/2016/07/team-to-study-rsvs-role-in-asthma-formation/

Kecia Carroll, M.D, MPH, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, is co-investigator on the third Vanderbilt study, Prenatal and Early Childhood Pathways to Health (PATHWAYS).  PATHWAYS includes three cohorts of mothers and children that have been followed since pregnancy. https://news.vanderbilt.edu/2016/09/29/childhood-health-influences-focus-of-new-nih-initiative/

Paul Moore, MD, was recently featured in article for the April 8th issue of the VUMC Reporter for his continual dedication to his work as a physician and leading pulmonary specialist. Pulmonologist Moore always strives to bring his 'A game

Tina Hartert, MD, MPH, was the inaugural recipient of the Excellence in Mentoring Translational Scientists Award. This award recognizes exceptional mentorship as demonstrated by time dedicated to mentoring, guidance of mentees, structured approaches to supporting mentees, and the career trajectories of those mentored. New awards honor contributions to translational research at VUMC

Christian Rosas-Salazar, MD, MPH, received the Katherine Dodd Faculty Scholars Award 2014-2016 for his research project: Urine Clara Cell 16-kDa Secretory Protein and Childhood Asthma after Lower Respiratory Tract Infections in Infancy. Mentor: Tina Hartert M.D., M.P.H . The Katherine Dodd Faculty Scholars Program

Tina Hartert, MD, MPH, named to Lulu H. Owen Chair in Medicine. Dr. Hartert was recently recognized by Vanderbilt University for her extraordinary academic achievements in a celebration to honor faculty members who have been named to endowed chairs. Celebration honors nine new faculty chair holders

Patricia (Cookie) Minton, RN, AE-C, CCRP, Research Nurse Specialist IV in the Division of Allergy, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, received the Vivien Thomas Award for Excellence in Clinical Research. Awa rds honor dedicated efforts of research staff

Don Arnold, MD, MPH, addresses surge in flu cases in children on Nashville Channel 4 News. http://www.wsmv.com/story/27724208/3-children-died-from-flu-complications-in-last-month 

Tina Hartert, M.D., MPH , Professor of Medicine in the Division of Allergy, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, has been named Assistant Vice Chancellor for Translational Science. http://news.vanderbilt.edu/2014/01/hartert-to-help-lead-translational-science-efforts/

Amy Feldman, MD received the prestigious Sam Marney Fellow Award for Excellence in Clinical Care, Teaching and Research.

Robert S. Valet, M.D.,  discusses the toll Spring allergies take on many Middle Tennesseans on Nashville Channel 2 News.  http://www.wkrn.com/story /25326164/spring-allergies-take-toll-on-many-middle-tennesseans  

NBC's Linda Carroll investigates link between poverty and childhood asthma

Robert S. Valet, M.D., interviewed regarding tick-borne food allergy

Robert S. Valet, M.D., received the prestigious Sam Marney Award for Excellence in Allergy & Immunology Training

More Americans Suffering From Asthma, The Tennessean

Vanderbilt named one of the NIH Asthma & Allergic Diseases Cooperative Research Centers...

Robert Valet´s research on rural asthma highlighted in Reuters Health

Emma Larkin, PhD and Chantel Sloan, PhD, receive awards...

Kecia Carroll, MD, MPH, awarded RO1 grant to investigate maternal folic acid supplementation during pregnancy...