UTHSC Announcements


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Department of Surgery Global Surgery Visiting Professor Grand Rounds

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SPEAKER: Fiemu Nwariaku, MD, FACS
Professor of Surgery, Division of General Surgery
University of Teas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas
Associate Dean, Global Health

TITLE: “Injury: A Global Health Epidemic”

DATE: Wednesday, March 20, 2019

LOCATION: 956 Court Avenue (Coleman Building, South Auditorium)

TIME: 8:30 – 9:30 am


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Run/Walk to Support Pancreatic Cancer

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The 9th Annual Kick It 5K will take place Sunday, April 7 at Shelby Farms Park at 1 p.m. The all-ages event includes a 5K run, 1-mile fun walk, opportunities for spirit runners, an inspirational survivor ceremony, entertainment, and food vendors. Proceeds will support pancreatic cancer research at UTHSC.


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Medicine Grand Rounds

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Department of Medicine Presents
“Precision Oncology: From Promise to Practice ”
Lee Schwartzberg, MD, FACP
Executive Director, West Cancer Center
Professor of Medicine
Division of Hematology / Oncology
University of Tennessee HSC
WEDNESDAY MARCH 20, 2019
8:00AM, COLEMAN NORTH AUDITORIUM


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Foundations of Simulation Faculty Development Sessions

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Simulation Design – March 22
CHIPS 102
12-1 PM


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You are invited to tomorrow’s town hall for CIO candidate Dan Harder

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Please join us tomorrow at 9am in GEB A204 for candidate Dan Harder’s town hall presentation.


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Reclaiming Time and Increasing Productivity with Blackboard Assessments (TLC Learning Series)

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The Teaching and Learning Center invites you to participate in our next Blackboard Learning Series session on assessments, Thursday 3/21 @ 2 PM in the TLC. Let’s discuss ways to enhance teaching and learning experiences and the types of assessments available in Blackboard Learn. Register today!


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This week’s Monday Morning Mentor: How Can Improving Student Feedback Improve the Quality of Each Educational Encounter?

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When it comes to feedback about course quality, students and teachers aren’t necessarily using the same yardstick. “How hard is it to get a good grade?” That’s typically the student concern, whereas faculty are more concerned about developing critical thinking skills. Faculty know learning takes time and considerable effort, while students may be more focused on grades than learning.


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Subject: Enrolling smokers for a Research Trial

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Drs. Theodore Cory and Santosh Kumar and enrolling healthy, non-HIV-1 infected smokers for a research
trial “Monocytic and Exosomal Cytochrome P450’s in Smoking-Mediated HIV-1 Pathogenesis, to find out
how nicotine effects HIV progression in cells.
Subjects must be between the ages of 18-60, generally healthy, be non-heavy drinkers. Subjects must
not have HIV, hepatitis, tuberculosis, or be pregna