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Outstanding Health Care Providers from UTHSC Named 2019 Health Care Heroes

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A physician-scientist working on cancer treatment and cure and a nurse-advocate advancing nursing practice and community and global health, both from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, were named among winners of the 21st annual Health Care Heroes Awards presented by the Memphis Business Journal Tuesday. Neil Hayes, MD, MS, MPH, Van Vleet Endowed… Read More


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Glen Farr To Retire From UTHSC College of Pharmacy

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Following a distinguished 46-year career of leadership and public service on the faculty of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Pharmacy, Glen Farr, PharmD, has announced plans to retire, effective September 1. Dr. Farr joined UTHSC in 1973 and was one of the first pharmacists in East Tennessee to earn the Doctor… Read More


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College of Medicine To Honor Four Outstanding Alumni August 22

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Four outstanding alumni will be honored during the annual Alumni Awards Dinner August 22, at the Memphis Westin Beale Street. The 2019 honorees are William Mariencheck, MD; Eugene C. Mangiante, Jr., MD; Peter Whitington, MD; and Donald Barker, MD. Dr.  Mariencheck, a former division chief and clinical associate professor of Pulmonary Medicine at UTHSC, has… Read More


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Scott Steinmann, MD, Named Chair of Department of Orthopedic Surgery at UTHSC College of Medicine in Chattanooga

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R. Bruce Shack, MD, dean of the UTHSC College of Medicine in Chattanooga, and Kevin M. Spiegel, FACHE, President & CEO of the Erlanger Health System, announce the appointment of Scott Steinmann, MD, as chair and professor in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery. Dr. Steinmann will also continue his own high volume complex shoulder and… Read More


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Orpheus Triplett Named Assistant Dean of Community Oral Health and Outreach for UTHSC College of Dentistry

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In 2014, Orpheus Triplett was hired by the College of Dentistry as director of Community Relations and Outreach to foster relationships with organizations throughout the community. In that role, he established relationships with Head Start, Agape Child and Family Services, New Horizon Apartments, Red Door Ministries, daycare centers, and senior citizen and nursing homes, all… Read More


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Reorganization of Office of Academic, Faculty and Student Affairs at UTHSC Enhances Services

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  The recent reorganization of the Office of Academic, Faculty and Student Affairs at UTHSC will enhance the university’s internal and external efforts. Lori Gonzalez, PhD, vice chancellor for Academic, Faculty and Student Affairs, announced the reorganization in late July, dividing the office into two concentrations to improve services to students and to coordinate and… Read More


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UTHSC’s Tylavsky Co-Authors Research on Connection Between Higher Air Pollution and Lower Child IQ

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New findings from a collaborative study co-authored by Frances A. Tylavsky, DrPH, professor in the Department of Preventive Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), propose that women who are exposed to higher levels of air pollution during pregnancy are more likely to have children with lower IQ’s. The new paper featured… Read More


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Educating Mind, Body, and Spirit

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The UTHSC College of Medicine Magazine has a new format. In its first issue, the magazine focuses on educating the mind, body, and spirit of students through new programs, including the new Mind Body Wellness Center. The magazine also dives into the importance of making medical school accessible with new efforts to reduce student debt.… Read More