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Csaba P. Kovesdy, MD, FASN of UTHSC and the Memphis VA Medical Center, Selected as Data Harmonization Initiative Representative for American Society of Nephrology

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The American Society of Nephrology (ASN) recently selected Csaba P. Kovesdy, MD, FASN, director of the Clinical Outcomes and Clinical Trials Program in Nephrology at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) and chief of the Nephrology Section at the Memphis VA Medical Center (VAMC), as an ASN representative for a new data harmonization… Read More

UTHSC and Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital to Host Pediatric Nephrology Tribute to Dr. Russell W. Chesney

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Serving as chair for more than 23 years of the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) and Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital, Russell W. Chesney, MD, worked tirelessly to advance the field of pediatric nephrology. The legacy Dr. Chesney left behind will be honored during a special pediatric nephrology tribute… Read More

Team Led by Satya Surbhi, PhD, Awarded $3.5 Million to Test Medication Adherence Interventions for Vulnerable Populations

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Researchers from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), led by Satya Surbhi, PhD, assistant professor in the Center for Health System Improvement in the College of Medicine, have received a $3.5 million grant from the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) for a study addressing system-level barriers to improve medication adherence… Read More

Outstanding UTHSC Team Members Honored at 2023 Health Care Heroes Awards

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s impact on health care in the Memphis community was evident during the Memphis Business Journal’s 2023 Health Care Heroes Awards Thursday night. Faculty and staff from UTHSC and partner teaching hospitals joined outstanding winners and finalists from across the city’s health care landscape in being honored at the… Read More

Several Faculty and Staff Named Among Finalists for 2023 Health Care Heroes

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Faculty and staff from UTHSC and partner teaching hospitals are named among more than 20 organizations and professionals in health care from across the city as finalists for the Memphis Business Journal’s 2023 Health Care Heroes awards. The annual awards honors organizations, companies, and individuals for their contributions in health care in Memphis and the… Read More

The 2023 Herbert Shainberg Scholars Cohort Continued Medical Education in Israel

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For Monica Ogunsusi, MD, and Aditya Shah, MD, studying medicine internationally is not only a special experience, but one that also elevates their future careers in medicine and global health care. “The Ben-Gurion Multicultural Health elective offered the opportunity to be educated from Israeli physicians, form professional connections, and created the space for an enriching… Read More

Csaba Kovesdy Co-Authors Report on Worldwide Severity of Chronic Kidney Disease

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A researcher with the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is part of an elite international team that generated data revealing the magnitude and severity of kidney diseases worldwide. Csaba P. Kovesdy, MD, FASN, director of the Clinical Outcomes and Clinical Trials Program in Nephrology at UTHSC, is a contributing author on a newly published… Read More

UTHSC Hosts Inaugural Multicultural and Global Health Symposium Nov. 6

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The Center for Multicultural and Global Health at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center will host its inaugural Multicultural and Global Health Symposium Saturday, November 6, from 8 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. in Memphis. The free symposium will bring together local, national, and international speakers to discuss the theme of “Re-Imagining Multicultural and Global… Read More

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We are having a symposium honoring Dr. Russell Chesney on August 18-19, 2016. It will be held at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital, Children’s Foundation Research Center, Russell W. Chesney Auditorium,...
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We are having a symposium honoring Dr. Russell Chesney on August 18-19, 2016. It will be held at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital, Children’s Foundation Research Center, Russell W. Chesney Auditorium,...
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We are having a symposium honoring Dr. Russell Chesney on August 18-19, 2016. It will be held at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital, Children’s Foundation Research Center, Russell W. Chesney Auditorium,...
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Csaba P. Kovesdy, M.D., was ranked #3 worldwide in chronic kidney failure research by Expertscape. Since 2006, Dr. Kovesdy has published more than 113 articles on chronic kidney failure. Dr....
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We are having a symposium honoring Dr. Russell Chesney on August 18-19, 2016. It will be held at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital, Children’s Foundation Research Center, Russell W. Chesney Auditorium,...
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Join us for Medicine Grand Rounds this Wednesday at noon presented by Dr. Colleen Hastings of UTHSC's Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology.
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Register for Medicine Grand Rounds tomorrow, presented by Dr. Keiichi Sumida.
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Join this week's Medicine Grand Rounds presentation right now, with Dr. Samuel Dagogo-Jack!
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Laxative use was independently associated with lower risk of hyperkalemia during the last 1-year pre-ESKD period, finds a recent study. The research is published in the Journal of American Society...
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If you have kidney disease, however, your kidneys may not remove any excess potassium from your body, resulting in hyperkalemia. Even a diet containing an average amount of potassium can...
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As explained by the National Kidney Foundation, the goal of management of chronic hyperkalemia — i.e., high levels of potassium in the blood — is to prevent the development or...
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A team of medical researchers here have a deep hunch that a gene, thought to regulate metabolism in the body, could hold clues to new treatments for diabetes. Ten years...
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“It is widely accepted that African Americans have higher mortality and worse cardiovascular outcomes in the general population. A large part of this is attributable to socioeconomic deprivation, which includes,...
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Dr. Kovesdy, Director of the Clinical Outcomes and Clinical Trials Program in the Division of Nephrology at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis and Nephrology Section Chief...
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Dr. Angela M. Riley, a nephrologist, has joined the medical staff. Riley recently joined Nephrology Associates in Columbus . . . Riley has a bachelor’s degree in biology from Belhaven...
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… John Bissler, the new Chief of Pediatric Nephrology at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital and a nationally known tuberous sclerosis (TS) expert … will also serve as director of Le Bonheur’s Tuberous Sclerosis Center...
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