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

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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


Rhea Seddon, MD, Former Astronaut and UTHSC Alumna, to be Inducted into Tennessee Women’s Hall of Fame

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Former astronaut Rhea Seddon, MD, a graduate of the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), will be inducted in the Tennessee Women’s Hall of Fame during a ceremony on Oct. 26. The event is part of the 12th Annual Economic Summit for Women, which… Read More


American Board of Medicolegal Death Investigators Names Lindsey Price of UTHSC One of Five Board Certified Fellows in Tennessee

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Lindsey Price, death investigator and anthropology coordinator at the West Tennessee Regional Forensic Center (WTRFC), has been named a Board Certified Fellow by the American Board of Medicolegal Death Investigators (ABMDI). Price is one of only five ABMDI Fellows in Tennessee, and 187 in the country. The WTRFC is managed… Read More


Dr. Alex Dopico Awarded $100,000 to Study How Consuming Caffeinated Drinks with Alcohol Affects Arteries in the Brain

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The growing popularity of consuming caffeinated drinks with alcohol has prompted Alex Dopico, MD, PhD, of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) to expand the research he has pursued for more than 20 years into the effects of alcohol on the brain. Dr. Dopico, Distinguished Professor and Chair… Read More


UTHSC Relative Caregiver Program Hosts Formal Ball Honoring Boys and Girls It Mentors

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Thirteen-year-old Denise Stewart liked the shimmering white gown and the sparkly rhinestone crown she got to wear at the Autumn Ball hosted by the Shelby County Relative Caregiver Program on October 3 at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC). The program supports children and teens who are being raised… Read More


West Cancer Center Announces Multi-Million Dollar Gift by Jack and Betty Moore for Women’s Cancer Research

West Cancer Center announced today a personal significant gift from Jack and Betty Moore to The University of Tennessee/West Institute for Cancer Research, the fundraising arm of West Cancer Center. This generous commitment to the UT/West Institute’s Capital Campaign is in honor of West Clinic’s founder, and the Moores’ brother-in-law,… Read More


UTHSC’s “VETS Campus” Status Well Deserved, Student Military Veterans Say

Chancellor Steve Schwab, MD, second from right, receives a certificate designating UTHSC as a "VETS Campus" from Sen. Mark Norris, to his left, and Russ Deaton, interim THEC executive director, far right. They are joined by Dr. Ken Brown, UTHSC executive vice chancellor and COO, far left, Dr. Lori Gonzalez, vice chancellor for Academic, Faculty and Student Affairs at UTHSC, and John Drnek, assistant commissioner of the Tennessee Department of Veterans Services.

First-year medical student Robert Beveridge didn’t need a door prize to tell him he’s a winner. The former Navy Hospital Corpsman from Monticello, Georgia, won a gift for attending a recent ceremony marking the new status for the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) as a “VETS Campus.” The… Read More