Gilmer Selected as Nashville Business Journal’s Health Care Hero

Gilmer has received numerous awards for her research and teaching expertise and has been a leader in several international health projects.  She helped establish the core palliative care service at Vanderbilt’s Children’s Hospital and is director of the Pediatric Palliative Care Research team. Her newest project is advancing knowledge of pediatric oncology and animal assisted therapy in a groundbreaking study with the American Humane Association.

The Nashville Business Journal’s Health Care Heroes annually recognizes the accomplishments of Nashville’s most influential leaders, innovators, strategists and caretakers, who are helping grow the region’s health care industry.  Gilmer and fellow awardees were recognized at an event in Nashville on May 20.