Reporter Articles

Record Number of Faculty Elected to AAAS
Friday, Dec. 16, 2011 - VUMC Weekly Publication

Fourteen members of Vanderbilt University’s faculty have been elected fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) this year. This is the largest number of Vanderbilt fellows to be elected in a single year on record.

They are among 539 fellows from around the country selected by their peers because of their “scientifically or socially distinguished efforts to advance science or its applications.” The new fellows will be recognized on Feb. 18 at the 2012 AAAS annual meeting in Vancouver, Canada. Read more


Hill inducted into Rutgers’ Hall of Distinguished Alumni
Friday, Jan 27, 2012 - VUMC Weekly Publication

George C. Hill, Ph.D., the Levi Watkins Jr. Professor for Medical Education and professor of Pathology, Microbiology and
Immunology, is one of five Rutgers University alumni selected for induction into the school’s Hall of Distinguished Alumni,
according to an announcement by the Rutgers University Alumni Association.

Created in 1987, the hall recognizes alumni who, through their achievements in professional and civic life, have brought honor to themselves and to the university. Read more

Hill to lead VUMC diversity initiative
Friday, May 3, 2002 - VUMC Weekly Publication

George C. Hill, Ph.D., professor of Microbiology at Meharry Medical College, has been appointed to a newly created position at
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine —Associate Dean for Diversity. Hill, who will begin his new role on July 1, will oversee
efforts to promote Vanderbilt as a “receptive, positive environment” for minority faculty, house staff, students and patients. He
will report directly to Dr. Steven G. Gabbe, dean of the School of Medicine. Read more

Champion of diversity Hill to retire
Friday, June 22, 2012 - VUMC Weekly Publication

“Vanderbilt is a better place because of Dr. Hill’s many accomplishments recruiting, mentoring and retaining the best and brightest underrepresented minority students. His contributions toward expanding the diversity of our School of Medicine have been transformative for both the school and for the University,” said Jeff Balser, M.D., Ph.D., vice chancellor for Health Affairs
and dean of the School of Medicine. Read more