UTHSC Announcements


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Study: Wellbeing in Male Caregivers of Person with Kidney Disease

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Alexia Williams, RN, a PhD candidate with the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is looking for male caregivers, age 18-75, who are providing care to persons receiving dialysis therapy. Participation in the study involves answering 8 questionnaires, which will take 60-90 minutes to complete. At the end of the study, participants will receive a $20.00 Target gift card.


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Celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month September 15 – October 15, 2014!

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Food, Games and Movies!


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Student Satisfaction Survey

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The Office of Student Affairs is conducting a Student Satisfaction Survey designed to assist our campus in developing plans to better serve our students. Students who volunteer to participate will have their names entered for a drawing to win either a $50 gift card, or the grand prize of a brand new Dell tablet. The survey will be open September 19, 2014 through October 3, 2014.


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American Heart Association 2014-2015 Mid-South Heart Walk

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Be a Heart Hero. Join us at the 2014-2015 Mid South Heart Walk sponsored by the American Heart Association. On Saturday Nov. 1, 2014 at 9 am until 1 pm at Court Square Park at the corner of N. Main and N. Court Ave. There will be a 3 mile walk/ run for all walkers and a 1 mile walk for survivors. Go to www.midsouthheart.org and make a donation to the UTHSC teams listed on the website …..


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CTSI Initiative Launched — iRISE

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It’s my pleasure to share insight about an initiative now under way at UTHSC – an initiative with the potential to substantially extend our organization’s research enterprise. UTHSC has undertaken the challenge to develop a Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) on our Memphis campus. Our CTSI will be called the Institute for Research Innovation, Synergy, and Health Equity — iRISE.


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Sharing the Gift of Life

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Did you know that more than 220 transplants are performed each year by the University of Tennessee healthcare professionals ranking it among the nation’s top 10 liver transplantation programs? Join the Memphis Region UTHSC Alumni Chapter as UT Health Science Center alumnus and Transplant Institute director, Dr. James Eason shares lifesaving stories from his distinguished career, including the world’s largest experience with steroid-free liver transplantation, what services are offered by the Transplant Institute, and how you can help.

WHEN?
Thursday, September 25
Social Time: 6:30PM CST
Speaker Begins: 7:00PM CST

WHERE?
Memphis University School
in the Wunderlich Auditorium
(dining hall)
6191 Park Avenue
Memphis, TN 38119

HOW MUCH?
Admission is free.
RSVP is required.

MORE INFORMATION
Light hors d’oeuvres will be provided. Parking is free. Please use the entrance off of Park Avenue. RSVP online to Carol Reeves at creeves@utfi.org or 901-448-4973.

UT and Methodist University Hospital Transplant
UT and Methodist University Hospital Transplant Institute has provided transplantation services since 1970 and is nationally recognized for excellence in research, innovation and patient care. UT’s transplant surgeons, physicians, nurses, dietitians and other medical professionals are dedicated to improving the quality of life for their patients. Individually, the team members are among the most experienced and respected medical professionals in the country, having developed and refined many advanced medical and surgical procedures. Together, they provide a unique resource for patients and physicians who require comprehensive, state-of-the-art care to manage complications of liver, kidney, and pancreas disorders.


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When Do I Need IRB Approval?

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Conducting or Publishing Human Subjects Research (even “exempt” research) without IRB Approval


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UTHSC ITS: Oracle Upgrade Completed

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The Oracle Web Legacy environment upgrade is complete. For those of you who have not done so, you may now update to Java 7.