UT Health Science Center Has Role in Landmark National Blood Pressure Study

Dr. Karen C. Johnson

When researchers released the findings of a national blood pressure study showing that aggressive intervention to lower systolic blood pressure in older adults below conventional standards reduces cardiovascular disease, stroke and death, it wasn’t news to Memphis landscape company owner Joe Pipkin. A five-year participant in the Memphis site of… Read More


Social Workers Ashley Annestedt and Malissa Duckworth of UTHSC to Lead 2015 Conference for the Association for Successful Parenting


The Association for Successful Parenting (TASP) is hosting the seventh biannual A Chance to Parent Conference with this year’s theme, “Promoting Change Through Advocacy, Policy and Practice.” The international event will be held Oct. 11 and 12 in Memphis, Tennessee. Ashley Annestedt, LCSW, and Malissa Duckworth, LCSW, social workers at the Boling Center… Read More


Program Designed by UTHSC Medical Students Instructs Area High School Students about Sexually Transmitted Infections


Student-2-Student Memphis Aims to Reduce Infection Rates Among Area Youth Medical students from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) are going back to high school to help make Shelby County teens healthier. Eighty-five first- through fourth-year medical students are participating in the Student-2-Student Memphis Program developed at UTHSC.… Read More