Associate Professor Jennifer Martindale-Adams and Professor Linda Nichols of UTHSC Receive Grant for Caregiver Intervention in Tribal Communities

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Today, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) announced two faculty members have received a significant grant from the Rx Foundation to assist American Indian and Native Alaskan caregivers. Family caregivers of those with dementia are at risk for depression, anxiety, sleep disturbance, increased illness and hospitalization, according to… Read More


Rhea Seddon, MD, Former Astronaut and UTHSC Alumna, to be Inducted into Tennessee Women’s Hall of Fame

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Former astronaut Rhea Seddon, MD, a graduate of the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), will be inducted in the Tennessee Women’s Hall of Fame during a ceremony on Oct. 26. The event is part of the 12th Annual Economic Summit for Women, which… Read More


American Board of Medicolegal Death Investigators Names Lindsey Price of UTHSC One of Five Board Certified Fellows in Tennessee

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Lindsey Price, death investigator and anthropology coordinator at the West Tennessee Regional Forensic Center (WTRFC), has been named a Board Certified Fellow by the American Board of Medicolegal Death Investigators (ABMDI). Price is one of only five ABMDI Fellows in Tennessee, and 187 in the country. The WTRFC is managed… Read More


Dr. Alex Dopico Awarded $100,000 to Study How Consuming Caffeinated Drinks with Alcohol Affects Arteries in the Brain

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The growing popularity of consuming caffeinated drinks with alcohol has prompted Alex Dopico, MD, PhD, of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) to expand the research he has pursued for more than 20 years into the effects of alcohol on the brain. Dr. Dopico, Distinguished Professor and Chair… Read More


UTHSC Relative Caregiver Program Hosts Formal Ball Honoring Boys and Girls It Mentors

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Thirteen-year-old Denise Stewart liked the shimmering white gown and the sparkly rhinestone crown she got to wear at the Autumn Ball hosted by the Shelby County Relative Caregiver Program on October 3 at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC). The program supports children and teens who are being raised… Read More


Health Care Heroes Award Winners Reflect UTHSC’s Commitment to Excellence in Health Education, Research and Delivery

Dr. Barrett Haik, director of the UTHSC Hamilton Eye Institute, won the Health Care Heroes Lifetime Achievement Award from the Memphis Business Journal.

The 2015 Health Care Heroes Awards bestowed by the Memphis Business Journal are proof that The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) is making a difference in Memphis and beyond. Two longtime UTHSC physicians received Health Care Heroes Awards for their work. UTHSC also was well represented among finalists… Read More