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Relative Caregiver Program Gives Underserved Families Hope in the Memphis Community

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The well-being of underserved children and their caregivers has always been the focus of the Shelby County Relative Caregiver Program (RCP) at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC). Established in 2001, the RCP supports children who are being cared for by relatives because their parents are unable to do so. It is a… Read More


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Cohen Brings in Multiple Accolades

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Harris L. Cohen, MD, chair of the Department of Radiology in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) and the medical director of Radiology at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital, has been selected as an international visiting professor for the Radiological Society of North America’s International Visiting Professor (IVP) Program.… Read More


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UTHSC Raises $7,913 in 2017 American Diabetes Association Campaign

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For its 2017 campaign for the American Diabetes Association (ADA), the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) raised a total of $7,913 to bring awareness to diabetes and support ongoing research. According to the ADA, someone is diagnosed with diabetes every 23 seconds. The Denim for Diabetes (D4D) Campaign raised $2,352 through T-shirt sales… Read More


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2017 UTRF Innovation Awards Ceremony Honors UTHSC Researchers

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The University of Tennessee Research Foundation (UTRF) recognized researchers from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) for their inventions and commercialization efforts made within the last year at the 2017 Innovation Awards Ceremony, held December 7 at the Wassell Randolph Student Alumni Center Dining Hall on the Health Science Center campus. “The university… Read More


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Live Memphis Annual Breast Cancer Summit February 3

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Memphis Breast Cancer Consortium (MBCC) will present the fourth-annual Live Memphis Breast Cancer Summit Saturday, February 3, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., at G.E. Patterson Family Life Center. Women of all ages are invited to come enjoy a day of life-saving breast health workshops and onsite mammograms. Live Memphis began as an engaging way… Read More


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Campus Recreation Program Continues to Inspire Healthy Habits

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“I matter.” For Carolyn Smith, that was the single most important factor for participating in the Healthy Living Program at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Smith, training specialist in the Campus Police Department, was part of the most recent class to complete Campus Recreation’s Healthy Living Program. The 12-week program provides structure, expert… Read More


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Langsdon Named President of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

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Phillip R. Langsdon, MD, FACS, professor and chief of the division of Facial Plastic Surgery in the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennnessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), is now president-elect of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS). He was elected during… Read More


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Michael Carter Shaped Nursing at UTHSC and Beyond

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For more than three decades, Michael Carter has helped shape nursing education at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. In doing so, he has also been a major influence on the profession in Memphis, across Tennessee, nationally, and globally. Formerly dean of the UTHSC College of Nursing and now University Distinguished Professor of Nursing,… Read More