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Dr. R. Bruce Shack Named Dean of UTHSC College of Medicine in Chattanooga

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R. Bruce Shack, MD, has been named dean of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) College of Medicine in Chattanooga and Senior Vice President of the Erlanger Health System. Dr. Shack comes to UTHSC after serving almost 20 years as chair and a professor of the Department of Plastic Surgery at Vanderbilt University… Read More


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Med Student at UTHSC Receives Prestigious International Ethics Fellowship

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Fellowship Uses Conduct of Medical Professionals in Nazi Germany to Discuss Ethics Laura Sherwood, a fourth-year medical student at UTHSC, was chosen by the Fellowships at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics (FAPSE) to participate in an international program that uses the conduct of physicians and other professionals in Nazi Germany as a launching… Read More


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New Leaders Announced at UT Health Science Center College of Medicine in Chattanooga

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Four new leaders have been appointed at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Medicine in Chattanooga. The appointments were made by David Stern, MD, the Robert Kaplan Executive Dean of the UTHSC College of Medicine. Robert C. Fore, EdD, FACEHP, CHCP, is now serving as interim dean for the UT College of… Read More


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College of Dentistry Opens Clinics; Extends Statewide Reach

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For the College of Dentistry at UT Health Science Center, you could call 2015 “the year of the dental clinics, and 2016 “the year of statewide reach.” Last year, the college opened the doors of two dental clinics to serve the working poor in communities at either end of the state – Union City in… Read More


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Dr. Mukta Panda of UT Health Science Center Named Outstanding Educator of Residents and Fellows by the American College of Physicians

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Mukta Panda, MD, FACP, assistant dean for Medical Education and Professor of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine at Chattanooga, has been awarded the Outstanding Educator of Residents and Fellows Award from the American College of Physicians (ACP). The honor will be presented to Dr. Panda during a ceremony… Read More


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UT President Joe DiPietro Gives First State of UT Address; System is Strong and Accomplishing More Every Day

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The state of the University of Tennessee is as strong as the depth and breadth of its impact, UT President Joe DiPietro said in his first-ever State of the University address Tuesday, February 16. Before a capacity live crowd and hundreds more watching a streaming webcast, DiPietro also declared UT’s position on recent issues. “Despite… Read More


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OB/GYN Chair at UTHSC College of Medicine in Chattanooga Studying Possible Treatment for Preeclampsia

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In 2008, Beth Frazer was almost 20 weeks into what she thought was a healthy first pregnancy when a routine doctor’s visit detected a problem that sent her to the hospital, cost the lives of the twins she carried and almost took her life. Frazer, who lives in Nashville, was diagnosed with preeclampsia, a complication… Read More


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Dr. Ed Boling, Former UT President, Dies at Age 93

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Dr. Edward J. Boling, president of the University of Tennessee system from 1970 to 1988, died on Thursday at the age of 93. Dr. Boling’s 18 consecutive years as UT president make up the longest recent term of service in the office. Before his appointment as president, Dr. Boling was UT’s vice president for development… Read More