Welch Allyn Inc. Acquires Hubble Telemedical, co-founded by UTHSC’s Dr. Ed Chaum

Welch Allyn Inc. has acquired Hubble Telemedical Inc., a privately held health care company founded by University of Tennessee Health Science Center researcher Edward Chaum and Oak Ridge National Laboratory researcher Kenneth Tobin . . .

Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle adds Dr. Angela Riley

Dr. Angela M. Riley, a nephrologist, has joined the medical staff. Riley recently joined Nephrology Associates in Columbus . . . Riley has a bachelor’s degree in biology from Belhaven College in Jackson and earned her medical degree from the University of Tennessee College of Medicine in Memphis.

Organizers urge black women to register for event on breast health

African-American women from Memphis and the West Tennessee area are invited to register for a breast cancer summit at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center on Feb. 7, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. . . UTHSC’s Research Center on Health Disparities, Equity and the Exposome (RCHDEE) has convened a Breast Cancer Awareness and Action Coalition that is mounting the summit titled, “LIVE! African-American Women Surviving Breast Cancer through Education, Early Detection, Screening and Treatment.”

Anti-radiation drug could work days after exposure, says Dr. Tigyi

Cells try to repair damage to their DNA after radiation exposure, says Gábor Tigyi at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center

UTHSC Professor Honored by National Academy of Inventors

Duane Miller, professor and chair of the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences in the College of Pharmacy at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, has been named a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors.

Fighting Breast Cancer Requires Awareness

“We’re the last to get screened, the last to get treated, and because of that we tend to die earlier,” said Patricia Matthews-Juarez, PhD, and co-director of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Research Center on Health Disparities, Equity and the Exposome.

Dr. Jay SoloRio joins AVH Surgical Associates

Dr. SoloRio earned his Doctor of Medicine from the University of Tennessee Center for the Health Sciences in Memphis.

Newly insured flood emergency room

The residency is part of an expansion of an agreement between Saint Thomas Health and the University of Tennessee Health Science Center.