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Student Government Association Executive Council Present Their Main Goals for the Year

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The Student Government Association Executive Council (SGAEC), which serves as the official liaison between the student body at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) had the opportunity recently to meet with Chancellor Steve J. Schwab, MD, and Executive Vice Chancellor and Chief Operations Officer Ken Brown, JD, MPA, PhD, FACHE. The meeting was… Read More


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Stephen E. Alway Named Dean of the College of Health Professions at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center

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Chancellor Steve Schwab, MD, of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center has named Stephen E. Alway, PhD, dean of the College of Health Professions. He will begin his new appointment on December 15, 2017. Dr. Alway previously served as chair of the Division of Exercise Physiology, executive chairperson of the Department of Human Performance… Read More


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West Cancer Center and UTHSC Welcome D. Neil Hayes, MD, MPH, to Lead Cancer Research Initiative

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Dr. Hayes to serve as Scientific Director, Medical Oncologist, and Van Vleet Endowed Professor West Cancer Center and the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) in partnership with St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital are proud to announce the appointment of D. Neil Hayes, MD, MPH, as the scientific director of the UT/West Institute for… Read More


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David M. Stern, MD, New UTHSC Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs for Statewide Initiatives

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After a highly successful six years as Robert J. Kaplan Executive Dean and vice chancellor for Clinical Affairs at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, David M. Stern, MD, has been named vice chancellor for Health Affairs for Statewide Initiatives, a new position at UTHSC. Dr. Stern began his new role today. Dr. Stern’s… Read More


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One Year Later: A Look at UTHSC College of Medicine Alums Who Saved Lives During the Pulse Nightclub Shooting Emergency

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“I knew it was not an ordinary event when the resident called, rather than paged,” said trauma surgeon Chadwick P. Smith, MD, (UTHSC COM, 2001). Dr. Smith was the attending surgeon on call at Orlando Regional Medical Center (ORMC) the night of the mass shooting at Pulse nightclub in Orlando on June 12, 2016. ORMC… Read More


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Associate Professor Patricia J. Dubin, MD, of UTHSC Named Chief of Pediatric Pulmonology and Sleep Medicine at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital

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For Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital’s new chief of pediatric pulmonology and sleep medicine, Patricia J. Dubin, MD, who is also an associate professor in the Department of Pediatrics in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), pursuing new treatments for respiratory issues is more than just a passion –… Read More


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Mukta Panda, MD, Receives Mastership in the American College of Physicians

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Mukta Panda, MD, FACP, assistant dean for Medical Education, professor of medicine and program director of the transitional year residency program for the University of Tennessee College of Medicine Chattanooga, has been awarded Mastership in the American College of Physicians (ACP), the national organization of internists. Election to Mastership recognizes outstanding and extraordinary career accomplishments.… Read More


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UTHSC College of Pharmacy Welcomes Dr. Georgi V. Petkov to Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences

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The University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy has named Georgi V. Petkov, PhD, chair and professor of the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences. Dr. Petkov will join the College in August 2017, after serving as a professor of pharmacology at the University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy. He received his PhD degree in 1997 from… Read More