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Ken Brown, Executive Vice Chancellor and Chief Operations Officer at UTHSC, Invited to Serve as a Leader of a National Webinar on Campus Planning

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Ken Brown, JD, MPA, PhD, FACHE, executive vice chancellor and chief operations officer of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), was invited by the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) to serve as a leader of a recent webinar on campus planning. Dr. Brown’s presentation used UTHSC’s Campus… Read More

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UT Health Science Center Names Kenneth J. Bradshaw Director of Facilities, and Gary M. White Director of Architecture and Planning

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Emile J. David, associate vice chancellor for Facilities Administration at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has announced two appointments: Kenneth J. Bradshaw to director of Facilities Administration, and Gary M. White to director of Architecture and Planning. In the spring, Bradshaw officially assumed his new role, in… Read More

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Tennessee Smiles Oral Health Outreach Initiative at The University of Tennessee Health Science Center Screens More Than 400 People in Past 12 Months

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Tennessee Smiles, a grassroots oral health outreach initiative at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), is continuing its efforts to provide community dental services and educate adults and children on oral health care. The program, operated through the UTHSC College of Dentistry, provided dental screenings at churches, elementary schools and… Read More

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Streptococcus Vaccine Developed by UTHSC Professor of Medicine James B. Dale to Begin Clinical Trial

James B. Dale, M.D., Chief of the Division of Infectious Disease, and Gene H. Stollerman, M.D., Endowed Professor in Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, and Research Scientist at the Memphis Veterans Affairs Medical Center, invented StreptAnova®, a vaccine designed to prevent group A streptococcal (GAS) infections. The main objective of the Phase l clinical trial, being conducted in Canada, is to demonstrate that the novel vaccine is safe and well tolerated in humans.

The Pan-Provincial Vaccine Enterprise Inc. (PREVENT), a national Centre of Excellence for Commercialization and Research (CECR) located at the University of Saskatchewan, and Vaxent in Memphis, Tennessee, are pleased to announce the initiation of a Phase 1 clinical trial of StreptAnova®, a vaccine designed to prevent Group A streptococcal (GAS)… Read More

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Associate Professor Diane Pace Named an Outstanding Professor of Women’s Health Nursing by NursePractitionerSchools.com

Diane Pace

Diane Pace, PhD, APRN, FNP-BC, NCMP, CCD, FAANP, associate professor and director of the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program in the College of Nursing at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has been recognized as one of 20 Outstanding Professors of Women’s Health Nursing by NursePractitionerSchools.com. According to… Read More

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New Plough Center for Sterile Drug Delivery Systems to Expand UTHSC’s National and Global Position as a Pharmaceutical Manufacturer

A rendering of the new Plough Center for Sterile Drug Delivery Systems, a $16 million facility for manufacturing pharmaceuticals planned for UTHSC. Renovations to an existing building on the eastern edge of campus are set to begin in September 2015.

A nondescript building on the eastern edge of campus is poised to help launch the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) into the global pharmaceutical marketplace. The building, a former warehouse at 208 S. Dudley Street, was purchased by UTHSC about five years ago. It is being transformed into… Read More

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UT Institute for Research, Innovation, Synergy and Health Equity Announces Six Grant Awards Totaling $402,000

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The UT Institute for Research, Innovation, Synergy and Health Equity (iRISE) at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) has announced the latest round of grant recipients from its Pilot Translational and Clinical Studies (PTCS) Program. Six UTHSC researchers were chosen out of a competitive field of 28 submissions. The… Read More

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Noma Anderson, Dean of the UTHSC College of Health Professions, to Receive Honors of the Association Award from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

Dr. Noma Anderson

Noma Anderson, PhD, dean of the College of Health Professions at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), will receive the Honors of the Association Award from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) during its convention in Denver, Colorado. She will be presented with the honor during an awards ceremony… Read More