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Three New UTHSC Nursing Grads Commended for Fast Response to Medical Emergency in Chicago Airport

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Three recent graduates of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Nursing faced an unexpected test shortly after graduation, and were commended for fast action in performing CPR and assisting with a defibrillator on a man who collapsed in Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport. Amy Kaiser, Kelsey Matheney and… Read More

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Professors Anton Reiner and Tayebeh Pourmotabbed Receive $418,000 for Huntington’s Disease Research

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A new $418,000 grant from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, part of the National Institutes of Health, will allow Anton Reiner, PhD, and Tayebeh Pourmotabbed, PhD, of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) to research a possible new gene therapy treatment approach for Huntington’s disease. Huntington’s disease is a… Read More

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UTHSC College of Medicine Student Travels to Madagascar as Part of World Health Organization’s Surgical Safety Checklist Team

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Traveling to 20 cities on the island of Madagascar to train local surgical teams is not what most medical students do between their third and fourth years of medical school. But Emily Bruno, a student in UT Health Science Center’s College of Medicine, did just that as a participant of… Read More

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Communications and Marketing Department Receives Two Awards from the Tennessee College Public Relations Association

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UTHSC’s Communications and Marketing department recently took home two awards from the Tennessee College Public Relations Association (TCPRA). The department was awarded first place, gold, in the specialty item category for the UTHSC Mid-South Heart Walk T-Shirt and third place, bronze, in the printed newsletter category for The Record. The… Read More

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The Kosten Foundation Provides $200,000 Grant to UTHSC Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research

Representatives from Kosten Foundation and the Dermon family present a ceremonial check representing the $200,000 grant for the Dermon II Family and Herb Kosten Foundation Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center to researchers and representatives from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center

The Kosten Foundation for pancreatic cancer support today announced a $200,000 grant to establish the Dermon II Family and Herb Kosten Foundation Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC). The fund is to be used exclusively for the research of pancreatic cancer, the disease… Read More

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Two UTHSC Medical Students Awarded Major Research Fellowships

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Two students from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) are among only 66 in the world receiving a fellowship from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) this year. Second-year medical students Jacob Basham and Terrence Terrell Jones have earned the award for a second consecutive year, which is… Read More

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Noma Anderson, Dean of the UTHSC College of Health Professions, Named Special Adviser to UT System President on Diversity and Inclusion

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Noma Anderson, PhD, dean of the College of Health Professions at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) since 2010, has been named special adviser to UT System President Joe DiPietro on diversity and inclusion. Dr. DiPietro announced the appointment today to the Academic Affairs and Student Success Committee… Read More