About Us

Healthy living with a Southern sensibility

Whether at the dinner table or on the trail, wellness is top of mind for today’s Southerners. My Southern Health embodies a healthier South, celebrating the region’s focus on family, expansive culture and long-time traditions. At the website’s heart is useful, helpful and entertaining health information with a passionate Southern sensibility.

Here, you’ll find healthy twists on regional recipe favorites, guides to the area’s best outdoors activities, tips for being the best parent you can be, and expert advice on the crucial health topics we care about most. My Southern Health nurtures you, your family and friends on a positive path to wellness.

My Southern Health is powered by Vanderbilt, including the leading experts at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.

Content provided by My Southern Health is not intended as medical advice and should not be used to replace recommendations of your physician or  other medical provider.

We welcome your ideas and feedback. Contact us at mysouthernhealth@vanderbilt.edu

Editorial team

  • Director, Content Strategy | Cynthia Floyd Manley
  • Managing editor | Linda Zettler
  • Parenting editor | Jessica Turner
  • Staff writers | Maura Ammenheuser, Rex Perry
  • Designers | Carlos Hooper, Matthew King

Contributing writers include VUMC’s News and Communications staff.

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