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Company Overview of Vanderbilt University

Company Overview

Vanderbilt University is an educational institution, which offers undergraduates, graduate, and professional programs in fields such as liberal arts and sciences, engineering, music, education, and human development. The schools of the university include Blair School of Music, College of Arts and Science, Divinity School, Graduate School, Law School, Owen Graduate School of Management, Peabody College, School of Engineering, School of Medicine, and School of Nursing. Vanderbilt University was formerly known as The Central University of the Methodist Episcopal Church South and changed its name to Vanderbilt University in June 1873. The institution was established in 1872 and is based in Nashv...

2301 Vanderbilt Place

Nashville, TN 37235

United States

Founded in 1873

5,464 Employees



Key Executives for Vanderbilt University

Chancellor and Trustee
Vice Chancellor of Finance and Chief Financial Officer
Associate Vice Chancellor and Chief Human Resource Officer
Vice Chancellor for Public Affairs
Vice Chancellor of Health Affairs
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Vanderbilt University Key Developments

Vanderbilt University Appoints Clare Mccabe as Director of the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs

Vanderbilt University appointed Clare McCabe, professor of chemical engineering, as associate dean of the Graduate School and director of the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs. The appointment was made effective January 1, 2017. She will coordinate with Vanderbilt's Postdoctoral Association, a postdoc-led networking and career development group, to facilitate further enrichment opportunities as well, such as coordinating seminar exchanges with postdoctoral associations at other research universities.

Vanderbilt University Appoints Scott Mccarver as Chief Operating Officer

Scott McCarver, Associate Operating Office for Vanderbilt University Adult Hospital and Clinics, has been named Chief Operating Officer for the Vanderbilt University Adult Hospital. Prior to coming to Vanderbilt McCarver was employed by Duke Regional Hospital, most recently serving as vice president of Operations. As COO, McCarver is responsible for providing operational oversight of professional and ambulatory departments, clinical service lines and the Patient Care Centers and Institutes residing within the adult inpatient enterprise.

Vanderbilt University Names Nancy Humphrey Rizwan Hamid as Associate Pprofessor of Pediatrics

Nancy Humphrey Rizwan Hamid, M.D., Ph.D., associate professor of Pediatrics at Vanderbilt University, has been named as chief of the Division of Pediatric Genetics and Genomic Medicine, effective Jan. 1, 2017. He will replace John Phillips, M.D., David T. Karzon Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine and Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology, who has led the division for more than three decades. Hamid, who received his undergraduate degree from Allama Iqbal Medical College, University of Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan, and his Ph.D. from Vanderbilt, is an internationally recognized expert in the person-to-person variation in complex human disease presentation and outcome. He has successfully modeled these intriguing questions in two complex and fatal human diseases, acute myelogenous leukemia (AML) and hereditary pulmonary arterial hypertension (HPAH).

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