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Dr. M. Boyd Gillespie Named Chair of the Department of Otolaryngology at UTHSC

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M. Boyd Gillespie, MD, MSc, FACS, has been named chair of the Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC). Dr. Gillespie comes to UTHSC from the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) in Charleston, where he was a professor and… Read More

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Researcher Subhash Chauhan Receives $3.4 Million in Grants for Pancreatic Cancer Research

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Subhash C. Chauhan, PhD, a professor in the Departments of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Pathology in the UTHSC Colleges of Pharmacy and Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has received two grants totaling $3.4 million to develop targeted nanomedicine for pancreatic cancer. Pancreatic cancer is the fourth leading… Read More

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UT Health Science Center To Host Community Event to End Domestic Violence; Build Healthy Relationships

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On Saturday, October 1, 2016, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) will partner with the Memphis Crisis Center, Family Safety Center and Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc., to present a community event aimed at ending domestic violence, resolving conflicts peacefully and building healthy relationships. “Bridging Troubled Waters, a… Read More

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Dr. Linda Myers Receives $1.67 Million Grant for Rheumatoid Arthritis Research

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Linda Myers, MD, of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) has received a grant totaling $1.67 million for research into autoimmune arthritis. Dr. Myers, a professor in the Department of Pediatrics in the UTHSC College of Medicine, hopes her work will lead to the development of new therapeutic approaches. Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is… Read More

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UTHSC Medical Student Learns About Surgery in Space

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Shea Harrison, a fourth-year College of Medicine student at UT Health Science Center, can offer an interesting perspective on her chosen field. Through a research effort spearheaded by George Pantalos, PhD, a professor of surgery and bioengineering at the University of Louisville, Harrison is learning about surgery during space missions.… Read More

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UTHSC College of Medicine Dean, Faculty Lauded at Health Care Heroes Awards

David Stern, MD, received the 2016 Health Care Heroes Award for Administrative Excellence from the Memphis Business Journal.

David Stern, MD, Robert Kaplan Executive Dean of the College of Medicine and vice chancellor for Clinical Affairs at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, says he is on a mission “to turn the College of Medicine toward the community.” His efforts were recognized this week when he was… Read More

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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… Read More