UT initials to go on Methodist hospital

Methodist University Hospital will become Methodist UT Hospital, a move that takes note of the partnership between the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis and the Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare system. New signs will be unveiled Wednesday.

Good Jobs Lost

But in 2006, University of Tennessee Health Science Center laid her off, and she’s struggled to get by ever since.

Findings from University of Tennessee Yields New Data on Family Medicine

… additional information may be obtained by contacting D.L. Maness, University of Tennessee, Hlth Sci Center …

William Cushman, MD, quoted on aspirin usage

William Cushman, MD, of the Memphis VA Medical Center and University of Tennessee Health Science Center, questioned whether the findings really would translate into a clinical impact.

Guy Voeller, MD, comments on Danish study

Patients who return to jobs involving heavy lifting or extended periods of walking or standing after inguinal hernia repair do not appear to be at a higher risk for reoperation, according to a study of more than 34,000 Danish men who underwent inguinal hernia repair between 1998 and 2008... Guy Voeller, MD, professor of surgery at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, said it is difficult to draw any conclusions from the study.

Local native organizes Race for the Summitt

A Shelbyville native hopes to stamp out Alzheimer’s disease, one step at a time. Jennifer Reed Beavers is organizing the third annual Race for the Summitt 4-Miler. The event will raise funds for The Pat Summitt Foundation, an organization that advances research for curing and preventing Alzheimer’s disease. The race will start at 9 a.m. on Saturday, March 21 at the University of Tennessee Health Science Park in Memphis.

Gold Humanism Honor Society To Participate In National Solidarity Day On Feb. 13

On Friday about 20 medical students from three University of Tennessee College of Medicine campuses in Memphis, Knoxville and Chattanooga will . . . honor all who are involved in patient care. The UT College of Medicine is part of the UT Health Science Center, the state’s only public academic health science facility, which trains the majority of health care providers for the state and region.

UTHSC to Host Open House for Prospective Students Feb. 20

Students possibly interested in a health care career have an opportunity to come to an open house at the College of Health Professions at UT Health Science Center on Friday, Feb. 20, from 2 to 4 p.m.