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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

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UTHSC’s Laura Talbot Continues to Serve Her Country in Research Lab

Laura Talbot considers her research at UTHSC a continuation of her service to her country.

After almost 30 years of service in the U.S. Air Force, retired Colonel Laura Talbot, PhD, EdD, RN, continues to serve her country in a research lab at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC). Dr. Talbot is a professor in the Department of Neurology in the College of Medicine… Read More

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James H. Beaty Named Chair of UT-Campbell Clinic Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Biomedical Engineering for UT Health Science Center

James Beaty, MD

James H. Beaty, MD, a pediatric orthopaedic surgeon at Campbell Clinic, has been named chair of the UT-Campbell Clinic Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Biomedical Engineering in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC). He was also awarded the Harold B. Boyd, MD Professorship… Read More

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Ken Brown, Executive Vice Chancellor and COO for UT Health Science Center, Honored as International Executive of the Year by Africa in April

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  When the founders of the Africa in April Cultural Awareness Festival considered who to name as this year’s International Executive of the Year, the name of Ken Brown, executive vice chancellor and chief operations officer for the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, rose to the top. “We thought… Read More

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New Leaders Announced at UT Health Science Center College of Medicine in Chattanooga

Dr. Fore

Four new leaders have been appointed at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Medicine in Chattanooga. The appointments were made by David Stern, MD, the Robert Kaplan Executive Dean of the UTHSC College of Medicine. Robert C. Fore, EdD, FACEHP, CHCP, is now serving as interim dean… Read More

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Professor Radhakrishna Rao of UTHSC Receives $1.68 Million Grant Renewal for Intestinal Function Research

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Radhakrishna Rao, PhD, professor in the Department of Physiology in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has received a $1.68 million grant renewal from the National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive and Kidney Diseases to study the mechanisms of how the intestine blocks certain… Read More

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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

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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

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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