Paths to Patient Support in Rare Disease


By Nolan Brown, Sr. Program Coordinator

February 28 is Rare Disease Day – an important day to recognize rare diseases and the severe impact they have on the lives of people around the world. While these diseases may be “rare” in...


Alzheimer’s Disease: The Challenges Family Caregivers Face

By Nolan Brown
Marketing Intern, Butler University

The term “dementia” is used to describe the loss of memory and other thinking abilities, and Alzheimer’s disease is the most common type, making up 60 to 80% of all dementia cases. During...


Navigating the Waters to Find the "New Normal"

A VMS Clinical Nurse Educator with lupus and ankylosing spondylitis shares insights for clinicians helping people with a chronic illness


Nancy Smith teaches patients how disease can be an opportunity

Nancy Smith graduated with a BS in nutrition from Auburn University and received her master's degree in nutrition from Mississippi State University. Throughout the years, she has gained the titles of registered dietitian and certified diabetes educator CDE). She has been a...


"In everything we do, we put the patient first."

Teresa Woods, RN works as a full-time Clinical Educator for VMS BioMarketing. She attended Indiana University and worked in the law field for many years. Before coming to VMS, she was a paralegal but, at age 48, she followed a different calling. Teresa went back to school to...