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Study Led by UTHSC’s Robert W. Williams, PhD, Establishes Link Between DNA and Disease Risk; Lays Groundwork for Precision Medicine

Dr. Robert W. Williams

A more than 15-year study led by Robert W. Williams, PhD,  chair of the Department of Genetics, Genomics and Informatics at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), and the UT-Oak Ridge National Laboratory Governor’s Chair in Computational Genomics, establishes the relationship between DNA and disease risk and proves that… Read More

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Dr. Marie Chisholm-Burns, Dean of the UTHSC College of Pharmacy, Appointed to Board of the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education

Dean Marie Chisholm-Burns

Marie Chisholm-Burns, PharmD, MPH, MBA, FCCP, FASHP, dean and professor in the College of Pharmacy at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has been named as the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) appointee to the board of directors of the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE).… Read More

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Medical Education at the Crossroads: Team Building


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Continued from … Bridging the Gap The future of health care education is emerging in the heart of the UTHSC campus. When the new $24.1 million, 45,000-square-foot Multidisciplinary Simulation Building, going up in the footprint of the obsolete Feurt Pharmacy Research Building at 26 S. Dunlap Street, is finished in the… Read More

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New Pilot Awards Program Launches at UTHSC to Aid Researchers with Preliminary Data Analysis for Future Grant Proposals

The Office of the Chancellor in conjunction with the Institute for Research, Innovation, Synergy and Health Equity (iRISE) and the Department of Preventive Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) announce the launch of the Chancellor’s Pilot Awards. These awards will provide financial assistance in the form… Read More

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College of Pharmacy Researchers Dr. Theodore Cory and Santosh Kumar Are Working Together to Battle HIV and AIDS

Teamwork is the ticket to successful research efforts for lab partners Drs. Theodore (Ted) Cory, left, and Santosh Kumar

  Two researchers – one established, one starting his career. Each joined the UTHSC College of Pharmacy faculty in the fall of 2014. Each has a question related to HIV/AIDS. While one is taking a clinical approach and hopes to find a better delivery of drugs to treat the disease,… Read More

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Outpatient Medication Management Program Developed by Dr. Jim Bailey at UTHSC Recognized as a National Innovation Award Winner

Dr. Jim Bailey

A clinical practice improvement module developed at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) was one of five national winners in the inaugural Practice Innovation Challenge sponsored by the American Medical Association (AMA) and the Medical Group Management Association (MGMA). The UTHSC “SafeMed” module, which is designed to encourage… Read More

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Health Care Heroes Award Winners Reflect UTHSC’s Commitment to Excellence in Health Education, Research and Delivery

Dr. Barrett Haik, director of the UTHSC Hamilton Eye Institute, won the Health Care Heroes Lifetime Achievement Award from the Memphis Business Journal.

The 2015 Health Care Heroes Awards bestowed by the Memphis Business Journal are proof that The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) is making a difference in Memphis and beyond. Two longtime UTHSC physicians received Health Care Heroes Awards for their work. UTHSC also was well represented among finalists… Read More