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Pro Bono Pediatric Occupational Therapy Center to Open at UTHSC in Memory of OT Student Who Died in 2015

Rachel Kay Stevens died suddenly shortly after beginning her Occupational Therapy training at UTHSC. A new pediatric OT clinic is opening at  UTHSC in her memory.

Rachel Kay Stevens had just started Occupational Therapy school at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center when she died in her sleep in January 2015 at age 21. Her parents, Randy and Katrina Stevens of Batesville, Arkansas, wanted to honor her memory, and approached her instructors about starting a… Read More

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Forensic Odontologist Dr. Holland Maness is the New Administrative Director of the West Tennessee Regional Forensic Center

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Holland Maness, DMD, hit the ground running as the new administrative director of the West Tennessee Regional Forensic Center (WTRFC). Her first day was Nov. 2, 2015, and she faced a capital budget deadline, plus a deadline for the center’s annual validation of accreditation by the National Association of Medical… Read More

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Ken Brown, Executive Vice Chancellor and Chief Operations Officer at UTHSC, Receives Honor from Rainbow/Push Coalition Memphis

UTJSC's Dr. Ken Brown expresses appreciation for being honored by Rainbow/PUSH Memphis.

Ken Brown, JD, MPA, PhD, FACHE, executive vice chancellor and chief operations officer of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, is the 2016 recipient of the Rainbow/PUSH Coalition Memphis Health Care Executive of the Year Award in recognition of his leadership and excellence in the health care arena. The… 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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Photo Exhibition Honors African-American Breast Cancer Survivors; Raises Awareness of Early Detection, Treatment

"If you have it, fight it."  were survivor Corine Bradford's words to the audience as she spoke about her cancer journey.

“If you’ve got it, fight it.” That’s what Corine Bradford had to say about breast cancer when she spoke to the crowd gathered at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) for a recent event to raise awareness of the disease among women in the African-American community in Memphis… Read More

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Associate Professor Jennifer Martindale-Adams and Professor Linda Nichols of UTHSC Receive Grant for Caregiver Intervention in Tribal Communities

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Today, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) announced two faculty members have received a significant grant from the Rx Foundation to assist American Indian and Native Alaskan caregivers. Family caregivers of those with dementia are at risk for depression, anxiety, sleep disturbance, increased illness and hospitalization, according to… Read More

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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

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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