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Department of Medicine and Alpha Omega Alpha To Host 2017 Research Day

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center Department of Medicine and the Alpha Omega Alpha Beta Tennessee Chapter will join forces on Friday, February 24 to present its annual Research in Medicine and Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Student Research Day. The event will take place from 3-6 p.m. in the… Read More

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College Spotlight: College of Pharmacy Continues to Make Student Success Its Top Priority

  Access. Affordability. Accountability. These are three attributes that Marie Chisholm-Burns, PharmD, MPH, MBA, FCCP, FASHP, dean and professor of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) College of Pharmacy, believes set the college apart from other institutions. The highest ranked college of pharmacy in the state of Tennessee… Read More

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UTHSC Hosts Strategic Planning Session to Discuss Ways to Improve Local Juvenile Justice System

  The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) and Altha Stewart, MD, director of the Center for Health in Justice Involved Youth at UTHSC, hosted a two-day strategic planning session for local leaders and juvenile justice professionals aimed at improving services for young people in the Shelby County justice… Read More

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UTHSC’s Dr. Ajay J. Talati, MD, Named 2017 Abbott Nutrition Pediatric Educator of the Year, By the Southern Society for Pediatric Research

Ajay J. Talati, MD, program director of the Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Fellowship and professor in the department of Pediatrics and Obstetrics and Gynecology in the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine, has been recognized as the 2017 Abbott Nutrition Pediatric Educator of the Year by the Southern Society… Read More

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Two from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center Receive 2017 University of Tennessee President’s Awards  

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Guy Reed, MD, and Steve Butler, director of instructional technology services, are among four winners of the 2017 University of Tennessee President’s Awards, the system’s highest honor for faculty and staff. UT President Joe DiPietro announced the winners today during his second State… Read More

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Five UTHSC Cancer Researchers Awarded Intramural Grants by West Cancer Center

  West Cancer Center has awarded four $50,000 intramural grants to cancer researchers at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC). The grants were among almost 20 proposals received by West Cancer Center for its annual grant awarding process. This year’s recipients and projects include: Matthew Ballo, MD, FACR… Read More

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College of Dentistry to Present Lessons in a Lunchbox Oral Health Literacy Program on February 23

Faculty, students, and staff of the College of Dentistry at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) will bring Lessons in a Lunchbox: Healthy Teeth Essentials & Facts About Snacks™, an oral health literacy program developed around a lunch box, to students at Bruce Elementary School on Thursday, February… Read More

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center Announces Participation in Statewide S.A.F.E. Campaign

    For the first time, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) is partnering with the Tennessee Highway Safety Office (THSO) for its annual Seatbelts Are For Everyone (S.A.F.E.) campaign. This statewide initiative is designed to increase seat belt and child passenger safety restraint usage through the implementation… Read More