College of Medicine Students Enter Clerkship Years

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The third year of medical school officially marks when students cross over to their clerkship years and begin seeing patients. For the past two years, students in the College of Medicine have been training and studying in classrooms and labs for the moment they can start their clinical rotations and… Read More


Anton Reiner, PhD, of UTHSC, Receives $1.35 Million Grant to Study New Treatments to Diminish Visual Deficits After Mild Traumatic Brain Injuries

Dr. Anton Reiner

Anton Reiner, PhD, professor in the Departments of Anatomy & Neurobiology, and Ophthalmology in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has received $1.35 million from the U.S. Department of Defense to study the benefits of the drug Raloxifene as a therapy to help… Read More


College of Dentistry Opens Clinics; Extends Statewide Reach

Chad Slaven, left, and fellow dental students found their rotation at the UTHSC College of Dentistry clinic in Bristol, Tennessee, rewarding.

For the College of Dentistry at UT Health Science Center, you could call 2015 “the year of the dental clinics, and 2016 “the year of statewide reach.” Last year, the college opened the doors of two dental clinics to serve the working poor in communities at either end of the… Read More


The University of Tennessee College of Medicine Launches the World’s First Mobile Stroke Unit with Advanced CT Imaging Capabilities Including CT Angiography Imaging for the Brain and Blood Vessels

UT College of Medicine Mobile Stroke Unit Exterior Day Red

The Mobile Stroke Unit in Memphis, where stroke incidence is 37 percent higher than the national average, is the first launched in the high-incidence Southeastern United States “Stroke Belt”  The University of Tennessee College of Medicine in Memphis, Tenn., today introduced the world’s most comprehensive Mobile Stroke Unit, capable of… Read More


Dr. Mukta Panda of UT Health Science Center Named Outstanding Educator of Residents and Fellows by the American College of Physicians

Dr. Mukta Panda

Mukta Panda, MD, FACP, assistant dean for Medical Education and Professor of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine at Chattanooga, has been awarded the Outstanding Educator of Residents and Fellows Award from the American College of Physicians (ACP). The honor will be presented to… Read More


Research Team Led by Dr. Jim Bailey Receives $5.2 Million to Study Effectiveness of Text Messaging and Health Coaching in Improving Outcomes for Vulnerable Populations

Dr. Jim Bailey at UTHSC

Jim Bailey, MD, MPH, professor of Internal Medicine and Preventive Medicine in the College of Medicine and director of the Center for Health System Improvement at the University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center, has been approved for a $5.2 million funding award from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI). The funds, which… Read More


2016 LIVE! Summit Educates, Supports, Empowers; Spreads Message in the African-American Community about Early Detection and Treatment for Breast Cancer

Alice and Tabitha Foxx

Alice Foxx and her daughter, Tabitha Foxx, say they are so close that where one goes, you’ll find the other. So when Alice got an email about the 2016 LIVE! breast cancer summit for African-American women, she shared it with Tabitha. Shortly after 8 a.m. on Feb. 6, the two… Read More