David M. Stern, MD, executive dean of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) College of Medicine, has announced the appointment of Teresa Waters, PhD, as the new chair for the Department of Preventive Medicine in the UTHSC College of Medicine. [Read more...]
Professor Teresa Waters, PhD, Named Chair for Department of Preventive Medicine in UTHSC College of Medicine
The four physicians who will receive the 2014 Outstanding Alumnus Awards from the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) on Aug. 14 have excelled in clinical practice, teaching and community service. Two internal medicine specialists, a pediatric allergist/immunologist and a pediatrician, the outstanding physicians will be honored when graduates of the UTHSC College of Medicine gather in Memphis for the annual College of Medicine Alumni Weekend August 14-16. [Read more...]
The Inaugural Raza A. Dilawari Endowed Distinguished Visiting Professorship will be held on Saturday, September 20, from 8am until 1:30pm at the FedEx Institute of Technology. The topic is: Multidisciplinary Cancer Symposium: Contemporary Insights into the Management of Pancreatic Neoplasms, featuring Dr. James Yao, Associate Professor, Department of Gastrointestinal (GI) Medical Oncology, Division of Cancer Medicine, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
To register for the DVP, please go to www.utconferences.com/dilawaridvp to reserve your spot soon. The full PDF brochure for the Dilawari DVP can be viewed online by clicking here: www.tinyurl.com/dilawaridvp.
The Raza A. Dilawari DVP features a world-class lineup of presenters and speakers, featuring:
- “Management of Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors” – James Yao, MD, Inaugural Raza A. Dilawari Distinguished Visiting Professor
- “Genetics and Management of Familial Pancreatic Cancer” – Teresa Brentnall, MD
- “Multidisciplinary Management of Borderline Resectable Pancreatic Cancer:”
Endoscopic Evaluation – Mohammed Ismail, MD
Cracking the Code on Chemotherapy for Pancreatic Cancer – Margaret Tempero, MD
Radiation Therapy – Brian Czito, MD
Surgical Strategies and Outcomes – Matthew Katz, MD
- “Palliation in Pancreatic Cancer and End of Life Issues” – Clay Jackson, MD and Nia Zalamea, MD
- “Debate: Management of Intraductal Papillary Mucinous Neoplasm
in Young Patient: Partial vs Total Pancreatectomy” – Stephen Behrman, MD and Matthew Katz, MD
The University of Tennessee College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of Tennessee College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
UTHSC Assistant Professor Adebowale Adebiyi Receives $1.5 Million Grant for Kidney Function Research
Adebowale Adebiyi, PhD, assistant professor in the Department of Physiology at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has received a grant totaling $1.5 million from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, a subsidiary of the National Institutes of Health. The award will be used to support a project titled, “Regulation of Neonatal Renal Hemodynamics.” The award will be distributed over a five-year period. [Read more...]
Racial Disparities in Medication Adherence Continue Despite Policy Improvements, According to UTHSC Researchers
Even though most people know that taking medication properly is key to managing chronic disease, they don’t or can’t always do it. However, the launch of the Medicare Part D prescription drug benefit in 2006 has encouraged more elderly patients to take their heart medications as prescribed. [Read more...]
Faculty & Staff,
On Thursday, July 10th, ITS will resume the replacement of the Cisco NAC with ISE (Identity Services Engine) in the 740 Court bldg (Campus Police), Van Vleet bldg & Variety bldg.
We expect on the following Tuesday (7/15) & Thursday (7/17), additional buildings will be transitioned, to complete this project in all primary teaching facilities before the August semester starts. Please check the ISE rollout schedule at http://www.uthsc.edu/ise/schedule.php for a complete list of buildings & scheduled rollout dates.
Thanks in advance for your cooperation…
UTHSC Information Technology Services
ITS is replacing the NAC with ISE across the UTHSC campus.
We need your help to ensure a smooth transition on your building’s rollout date.
NOTE: ALL users must update their NAC agent & Sophos AntiVirus at www.uthsc.edu/ise
Macintosh Users: http://www.uthsc.edu/ise/macos.php
Wired-LAN Mac OS X desktop/laptop users will have to manually configure their machine. The instructions for configuring your computer vary depending on which version of the Mac OS X operating system you are running. Please enter the link below for your Mac OS version for further instructions.
Mac OSX 10.5.x http://www.uthsc.edu/ise/docs/installOSX-V10.5.8.pdf
Mac OSX 10.6.x http://www.uthsc.edu/ise/docs/installOSX-V10.6.8.pdf
Mac OSX 10.7.x http://www.uthsc.edu/ise/docs/installOSX-V10.7-9.pdf
Mac OSX 10.8.x http://www.uthsc.edu/ise/docs/installOSX-V10.7-9.pdf
Mac OSX 10.9.x http://www.uthsc.edu/ise/docs/installOSX-V10.7-9.pdf
Windows desktop/laptop computers will be prompted to download and update the agent on the day your building is switched over. This updated agent is required for continued network access.
LINUX Users: http://www.uthsc.edu/ise/linux.php
Complete LINUX instructions provided at the link above.
IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS, PLEASE CALL THE HELP DESK AT #8-2222
Professor Robert W. Williams, PhD, UT-ORNL Governor’s Chair in Computational Genomics, Appointed Founding Chair of GGI
David M. Stern, MD, executive dean of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) College of Medicine, has announced the formation of a new department on the Memphis campus, the Department of Genetics, Genomics and Informatics (GGI). [Read more...]
The University of Tennessee Health Science Center to Operate West Tennessee Regional Forensic Center
The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) has been awarded a $3.1 million contract to operate the West Tennessee Regional Forensic Center (WTRFC) and the Shelby County Medical Examiner’s Office. [Read more...]