West TN Regional Forensic Center adds jobs following operational change

West Tennessee Regional Forensic Center (WTRFC) is ramping up its staff following news last month that theUniversity of Tennessee Health Science Center(UTHSC) had been awarded a $3.1 million contract to operate the center and the Shelby County Medical Examiner’s Office.

Dr. Karen C. Johnson, David Nelson Named ‘Influential Minds’

The UTHSC researchers, Dr. Karen C. Johnson and David Nelson, made the list of more than 3,000 highly cited researchers. Their papers ranked among the top 1 percent of most cited for their subject field and year of publication.

Memphis Crisis Center to hold Fundraiser

 Memphis Crisis Center’s Mike LaBonte on Local Memphis Live to promote Wednesday fund-raiser at Rizzo’s Diner

Dr. Linda Reid, Dr. David Maness to Lead Physician Assistant Studies

Linda Reed has been named chair of the Department of Physician Assistant Studies at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. David Maness, professor and chair of the Department of Family Medicine at UTHSC, is the new medical director for physician assistant studies.

Memphis Crisis Center to hold fundraiser

Rizzo’s Diner and the Memphis Crisis Center will hold a “Less to Wine About Wednesday” fundraiser Wednesday, Aug. 13, at the restaurant, 106 G.E. Patterson Ave. Rizzo’s will donate 25 percent of the day’s profits to the crisis center. Visit rizzosdiner.com.

Dr. Michael Whitt Discusses Ebola

Michael Whitt, PhD, professor and interim chair of the Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Biochemistry, discussed ebola.

Dr. Pfeffer Interviewed about Daily Aspirin

Dr. Lawrence Pfeffer from the UT Health Science Center is here with more.

UTHSC’s Growing Presence on the Pharmaceutical Stage

With the University of Tennessee Health Science Center preparing to build a state-of-the-art pharmaceutical manufacturing facility on campus it’s easy to see why the university’s executive vice chancellor and chief operations officer has such an abiding interest in pharmaceutical safety.