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UTHSC Alumni and Friends Have Generous Year of Giving

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Through gifts and pledges from alumni and friends, the Office of Development and Alumni Affairs at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center received $30.8 million for fiscal year 2018. This total exceeded the goal of $15.8 million and was an 87 percent increase over the previous year. “Our alumni and friends are very generous… Read More


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New UTHSC Tennessee Clinical and Translational Science Institute Established to Improve Human Health for Southerners

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Researchers at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center have formed the Tennessee Clinical and Translational Science Institute (TN-CTSI) to address health inequities in the Southern United States. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the American South represented the largest population growth by region in 2017. Comprised of 17 states stretching from Texas, Oklahoma, and… Read More


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College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center Celebrates Match Day 2018

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Today the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center celebrated Match Day with its 155 fourth-year medical students at an event at the Memphis Botanic Garden. Match Day, which is held on the third Friday of March each year, is the day the nation’s medical students find out the location results… Read More


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UTHSC Gold Humanism Honor Society Chapter Spreads Message of Compassionate Care

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Robert Ackerman and his therapy dog, Little Man, were among those recognized during this year’s National Solidarity Week for Compassionate Patient Care. Held each February, National Solidarity Day for Compassionate Patient Care has grown into a weeklong celebration for Gold Humanism Honor Society (GHHS) honorees to display solidarity for the compassionate and humanistic care of… Read More


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UTHSC Helps ‘Lost Boy’ Find a Home

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A civil war in Southern Sudan forced Deng Maluk to flee his home in 1987. He was 8 years old and alone. Maluk, now an alumnus of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, returned home last year for the first time since he was a boy. After 18 hours on a plane, an overnight… Read More


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Panda Named Fellow in the Royal College of Physicians- London

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Mukta Panda, MD, MACP, assistant dean for Medical Education and professor at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) College of Medicine in Chattanooga, has been named a Fellow in the Royal College of Physicians (RCP) – London. She will be recognized at the Royal College of Physicians 500th Anniversary Reception during their 2018… Read More


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College of Medicine in Chattanooga Names Two New Vice Chairs

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R. Bruce Shack, MD, professor and dean of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine in Chattanooga, has named new vice chairs for two departments in the college. Mark Brzezienski, MD, FACS, has been appointed vice chair of the Department of Plastic Surgery. Benjamin Dart, MD, FACS, has been appointed vice chair… Read More


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Investigators at UTHSC Played Key Role in Study Prompting New Blood Pressure Guidelines

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Researchers at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and the Memphis Veterans Affairs Medical Center played a significant role in collecting data that resulted in the new guidelines announced last week for the prevention, detection, evaluation, and management of high blood pressure. The first comprehensive new high blood pressure guidelines in more than a decade… Read More