News: Michael Cookson

Study Reveals Racial Disparities in Prostate Cancer Care

Thursday, August 23rd, 2012

A study led by investigators from Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC), Nashville, Tenn., finds that black men with prostate cancer receive lower quality surgical care than white men. The racial differences persist even when controlling for factors such as the year of surgery, age, comorbidities and insurance status. Daniel Barocas, M.D., MPH, assistant professor of Urologic […]

Urologic Surgery Group Honors VUMC’s Cookson

Friday, January 13th, 2012

Michael Cookson, M.D., joins three of his Vanderbilt colleagues as a member of the American Association of Genitourinary Surgeons (AAGUS), whose membership is limited to 75 urologic surgeons who have distinguished themselves in the field. The four members from Vanderbilt — Cookson, Joseph Smith Jr., M.D., John Brock, III, M.D., and Roger Dmochowski, M.D. — […]