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UT Institute for Research, Innovation, Synergy and Health Equity Announces Six Grant Awards Totaling $402,000

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The UT Institute for Research, Innovation, Synergy and Health Equity (iRISE) at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) has announced the latest round of grant recipients from its Pilot Translational and Clinical Studies (PTCS) Program. Six UTHSC researchers were chosen out of a competitive field of 28 submissions. The… Read More

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Noma Anderson, Dean of the UTHSC College of Health Professions, to Receive Honors of the Association Award from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

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Noma Anderson, PhD, dean of the College of Health Professions at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), will receive the Honors of the Association Award from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) during its convention in Denver, Colorado. She will be presented with the honor during an awards ceremony… Read More

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Assistant Professor Rajashekhar Gangaraju of UTHSC Receives $1 Million Grant to Continue Diabetic Retinopathy Research

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Rajashekhar Gangaraju, PhD, an assistant professor in the Hamilton Eye Institute at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has long been interested in the causes and effects of diabetic retinopathy – his father and grandfather suffered from diabetes and resulting vision loss. As a result, Dr. Gangaraju, who came to UTHSC… Read More

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Marie Chisholm-Burns, Dean of the UTHSC College of Pharmacy, Receives Prestigious Health Services Research Award

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The American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Recognizes Her for Research Contributions Affecting Patient Outcomes Marie Chisholm-Burns, PharmD, MPH, MBA, FCCP, FASHP, dean and professor in the College of Pharmacy at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), received the Paul R. Dawson Award from the American Association of Colleges… Read More

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The West Tennessee Regional Forensic Center Begins Outreach to Strengthen Relationships with Area Law Enforcement Agencies

Administrators and staff of the West Tennessee Regional Forensic Center recently met with investigators from the Germantown Police Department as part of the center’s outreach and education efforts.

The West Tennessee Regional Forensic Center (WTRFC) is hosting information and training sessions with investigators from local law enforcement agencies as part of a new effort to strengthen relationships with area entities that handle death cases. Detectives from the Bartlett, Collierville and Millington Police Departments are meeting with administrators and… Read More

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Dr. David Shibata Named Chair of Surgery for the College of Medicine at UT Health Science Center

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David M. Stern, MD, Robert Kaplan Executive Dean for the College of Medicine and Vice Chancellor of Clinical Affairs for the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has named David Shibata, MD, FACS, FASCRS, the Scheinberg Endowed Chair of Surgery for the UTHSC Department of Surgery following a national… Read More

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Matthew Allman Appointed Chair of Physician Assistant Studies in the UTHSC College of Health Professions

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Noma Anderson, dean of the College of Health Professions at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has appointed Matthew Allman, MPAS, PA-C, chair for the Department of Physician Assistant Studies. Allman is assuming the position vacated by Linda Reed, EdD, PA, the department’s previous chair, who retired on… Read More