Executive Appointments

Wednesday, January 12, 2005 at 1:00am

Vision Real Estate adds Parker to team

Vision Real Estate has announced that Jon Parker has joined the Vision team.

Parker will work on both tenant representation and brokerage services throughout the Southeastern United States.

Previously with Brookside Properties, Parker has 10 years of experience in retail commercial real estate. He holds both a B.A. and an M.B.A. from Virginia Tech.

Parker was named the 2002 Member of the Year for the Nashville Area Junior Chamber of Commerce.

Meszoely joins VUMC Faculty

Ingrid Meszoely, M.D., has joined the faculty of Vanderbilt University Medical Center as assistant professor of surgical oncology and assistant director of the Breast Center.

Previously, Meszoely was a surgical oncology fellow and clinical instructor at Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia. She was also a clinical instructor at Temple University Medical Center in Philadelphia.

Meszoely received her M.D. at Boston University School of Medicine and completed her general surgery training at Vanderbilt.

VUMC News Office announces staff changes

Doug Campbell has been named editor of the Vanderbilt University Medical Center Reporter. He succeeds Jessica Howard, who has been named editor of On Their Way, the quarterly magazine of the Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt.

Campbell, who served as editor of the Reporter from 1995 to 2000, most recently served as managing editor of Amusement Business, a weekly entertainment industry trade publication. He holds a bachelor's degree from the University of Northern Colorado.

In her new position, Howard, who has a bachelor's degree from the University of Alabama-Birmingham, will also edit the Children's Hospital annual report and report and write other Children's Hospital news.

Stahlman named VU's distinguished alumna

Mildred T. Stahlman, M.D., who revolutionized the care of high-risk newborns by creating the world's first modern neonatal intensive care unit at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, has been named the university's 2004 Distinguished Alumna.

The Alumni Association of Vanderbilt honored Stahlman during the university's reunion and homecoming weekend.

Stahlman, a professor of pediatrics and pathology, is a 1943 graduate of the College of Arts and Science. She earned her medical degree from Vanderbilt in 1946 and became an instructor in pediatrics at the medical school in 1951. A decade later, she started the first newborn intensive care unit to use respiratory therapy on infants with damaged lungs.

Stahlman is the seventh recipient of the Distinguished Alumnus Award, which was established in 1996 to recognize alumni who have furthered Vanderbilt's mission globally through outstanding achievement and service.

Sherrard & Roe adds associate

Mark Andrew Ison has joined the law firm of Sherrard & Roe, PLC, as an associate. Ison will practice primarily in the areas of general corporate and health care law.

Ison graduated from Vanderbilt University Law School in 2004, where he served as notes development editor for the Vanderbilt Law Review and was elected Order of the Coif. He received his bachelor's degree in music in 1999 from the University of Kentucky and his master's degree in music in 2001 from the University of Massachusetts-Amhurst.

Ison is a member of the Nashville Symphony Chorus.

Stremming joins Tuerff & Sons

Nathan J. Stremming has joined Brentwood-based financial services agency James R. Tuerff & Sons, LLC, as an insurance consultant, company president James R. Tuerff has announced.

Previously associated with American General Life & Accident Insurance Company of Nashville as a business analyst, Stremming is licensed in life, health, property and casualty insurance. He holds agency appointments with Allied Insurance, Travelers, Auto-Owners, and the life insurance companies of AIG American General. At James R. Tuerff & Sons, he is responsible for the sales and service of both personal and commercial lines of insurance.

Stremming is a member of the Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) of Tennessee. He holds a bachelor of arts degree in economics from the University of Tennessee.

James R. Tuerff & Sons, LLC, was established in 1999 for the purpose of building and acquiring personal lines insurance agencies. During the past four years, the firm has made three agency purchases, expanding its presence in Middle Tennessee.

Nashville State hires Jones as dean

Margaret Faye Jones has accepted the position of dean of learning resources at Nashville State Community College.

Before becoming dean, Jones taught in the English and Academic Skills departments at Nashville State, as well as directing Nashville State Online, a committee that spearheads the growth of Web courses offered by the campus. She joined Nashville State in 1987.

Scanlan joins Colbert & Winstead

Matthew J. Scanlan has joined Colbert & Winstead, PC, of Nashville. He received his bachelor degree in philosophy from Wittenberg University in 1996 and worked for several years as a science writer and then national news coordinator for Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

He received his law degree from the University of Dayton in 2003.

Prior to joining Colbert and Winstead, Scanlan served as a legislative session attorney for the 103rd Tennessee General Assembly.

Scanlan focuses his practice in civil litigation in the areas of commercial disputes, transportation, contracts, labor and employment. He is a member of the Nashville, Tennessee, and American Bar Associations and the Tennessee Lobbyist Association.

VUMC names chief of pediatric cardiology

Scott Baldwin, M.D., has been named chief of the Division of Pediatric Cardiology in the Department of Pediatrics and Vanderbilt University School of Medicine.

Baldwin, who joined Vanderbilt in 2002, has served as the Katrina Overall McDonald Professor of Pediatrics and professor of Cell and Developmental Biology, working as vice chair for Laboratory Sciences in Pediatrics.

At Vanderbilt, Baldwin has developed and trained physician-scientists in pediatric laboratory-based research at Children's Hospital.

His research focuses on pediatric heart development and valve development, particularly in the factors that regulate valve formation as well as development of the lungs.

As part of his new position, Baldwin hopes to increase community outreach, an effort that he began to address as this year's president of the Nashville Chapter of the American Heart Association.

Before joining Vanderbilt, Baldwin worked for more than a decade at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia as a clinical cardiologist and co-director of cardiovascular research. He received his medical degree at the University of Virginia School of Medicine.

VUMC dean elected president of SGI

Steven G. Gabbe, M.D., dean of the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and professor of obstetrics and gynecology, has been elected president of the Society for Gynecologic Investigation. The society is an international scientific organization in the fields of obstetrics, gynecology, reproductive medicine and gynecologic oncology.

Gabbe is planning the organization's first international meeting in 2005 - a summit meeting on pre-term labor that will take place in Siena, Italy. He also wants to grow the membership of the society, increasing it to more than 1,000.

Veteran agent joins Crye-Leike

Crye-Leike, Realtors announces that L.J. Matlock has become affiliated with Crye-Leike's Goodlettsville branch office. He brings to Crye-Leike more than four decades of real estate sales experience.

Matlock, who has been licensed in real estate since 1960, owned and served as managing broker for Matlock Realty in Ashland City for 44 years prior to joining Crye-Leike. An Ashland City resident since 1946, he recently closed his real estate business to join Crye-Leike, Realtors, with his son, Jeff, a Crye-Leike sales associate since 2002.

As a broker, Matlock will serve the real estate needs of buyers and sellers in Davidson County as well as within the surrounding counties of Cheatham, Robertson and Montgomery. He specializes in commercial and residential real estate, as well as new homes construction.

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