The 2015 Norfleet Forum for the Advancement of Health April 30 at the FedEx Auditorium (University of Memphis) will be devoted to Alcohol Use Disorders (AUD). Four areas will be presented: 1) Genetic vulnerability to AUD; 2) pregnancy, alcohol and Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FSAD); 3) vulnerability to AUD in the youth and the particular risks of mixing alcohol with energy drinks; 4) immune status, inflammation, and liver-pancreas axis in AUD.
The College of Dentistry at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is looking for volunteers for a research study to assess the plaque status in adults in the Memphis area. This study consists of seven (7) clinic visits where participants will complete a health history form and an oral health questionnaire, and then a dental professional will visually examine the participants’ oral health status and collect plaque samples from the participants using cotton tip applicators.
Sexual Assault Awareness Month event: Self-defense course open to all faculty, staff and students.
Join The UTHSC Aquatics Department for Parent and Me classes in April. Parents will learn how to safely support and hold their little swimmer while learning to enjoy the water! Registration ends TODAY, April 9 at 7 p.m !
The new session of The Swim School starts April 13th. Registration Deadline TODAY at 7pm! Spring is here and Summer is just around the corner! Join us this spring in our indoor pool for The Swim School (for children and adults), or sign up for private instruction with classes ranging from instruction for beginner swimmers to advanced triathlete coaching.
All student organizations, who have been officially recognized by the SGAEC, must submit an up-to-date list of officers and adviser changes for the 2015 – 2016 school year. This is mandatory for your organization to continue to be recognized on the UTHSC campus. Information is due to Student Life no later than April 30th. See full announcement for details.
The Preventive Medicine Department will be hosting a colloquium on Electronic Cigarette Use Among Smokers and Young Adults by Dr. Pallav Pokhrel from the University of Hawaii Cancer Center. Come join us on Thursday, August 16th from 12 -1 in Room 400 of the 66 N. Pauline Building. Lunch will be provided.
The UTHSC campus is invited to a Town Hall meeting today, Wednesday, April 8, at 2:00-3:00 p.m. in Room 101 of the Pharmacy Building. The “Modern Think” and “Workplace Dynamics ” surveys will be presented.