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UTHSC Ready to Anchor Change in Memphis Medical District

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As a result of intensive internal planning and strategic growth, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is primed to serve as an anchor for change in the community that surrounds it, Executive Vice Chancellor and Chief Operations Officer Ken Brown, JD, MPA, PhD, FACHE, told an international conference of… Read More

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Wei Li of UTHSC Receives $1.9 Million to Study New Ways to Target and Weaken Cancer Cells

Wei Li, PhD, a researcher at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has received a $1.91 million grant to study new ways to weaken cancer cells by targeting one of their components called survivin. The grant from the National Institutes of Health will be distributed over five years.… Read More

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Dr. David Stern Cites Community Service; Culture of Excellence in State of the College of Medicine Address

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Engagement in the community is central to the College of Medicine at UTHSC, said David Stern, MD, Robert J. Kaplan Executive Dean in his recent State of the College of Medicine address. “If you consider our community – the underserved community that lives all around us – that community presents… Read More

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Chad Epps, MD, Named Executive Director of the New $36.7 Million Interprofessional Simulation and Patient Safety Center Being Constructed at UTHSC

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Chad Epps, MD, was a high school teacher before he became a physician. As the new executive director of the Interprofessional Simulation and Patient Safety Center under construction at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), Dr. Epps will combine his expertise as a physician and a teacher to… Read More

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UTHSC Communications and Marketing Department Receives Two Awards for Alumni Magazines in International Competition

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Two magazines produced by the Communications and Marketing Department at UTHSC have won Hermes Creative Awards. The winter 2016 College of Medicine magazine received a Platinum Award, the highest honor; and the fall 2015 College of Pharmacy magazine received a Gold Award in the publications, magazine category.  Both the College… Read More

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Six Professors Receive UTAA Awards

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Six faculty members at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) were honored recently by the University of Tennessee Alumni Association (UTAA). The awards were presented during the annual banquet of the Student Government Association Executive Council. Ashley W. Harkrider, PhD, College of Health Professions, and James Patrick Ryan,… Read More

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Student Government Association Executive Council Honors Faculty and Student Leaders at Awards Banquet

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A total of 12 UTHSC faculty members were honored with one of the most prestigious awards that can be granted from students to a faculty member, the SGAEC Excellence in Teaching Award. The honorees were recognized at this year’s SGAEC Awards Banquet held at the Student Alumni Center on May… Read More