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Collaborative Research Leads to Creative Solution

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Can a candy be good for your teeth? It can be, with the right ingredients. Researchers from the College of Dentistry and the College of Pharmacy at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center have worked together to develop lollipop that is changing the way erosion of tooth enamel is treated. Searching for Options The… Read More


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UTHSC Assoc. Professor Leads Research that Develops New Technology for Faster Diagnosis of Early Lyme Disease

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A research team led by Maria Gomes-Solecki, DVM, an associate professor in the Department of Microbiology, Immunology & Biochemistry at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, in collaboration with Sam Sia, PhD, a professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Columbia University, has developed technology that could result in a new point-of-care diagnostic… Read More


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5K to Honor Legacy of UTHSC Alumna Natalie Stovall Frady

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The Tennessee Health Information Management Association (THIMA) is bringing its third-annual 5K, Natalie’s Run, to Memphis November 2 to honor the legacy of a University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Health Professions alumna. The 5K is named for Natalie Stovall Frady, who passed away in a car accident in 2016. UTHSC is a… Read More


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Scientists at UTHSC and ORNL Collaborate to Develop Potential New Treatment for Advanced Prostate Cancer

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Nearly five years after beginning their research, investigators from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, with collaboration from scientists at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), have found what they believe will be a next generation treatment option for advanced prostate cancer. Clinical Cancer Research, a high-impact journal in the cancer field, published a paper on… Read More


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Cassandra Christiansen Named Director of School-Based Programs and Community Outreach for the College of Dentistry

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Cassandra Christiansen, RDH, MPA, EdD, associate professor and former chair of the Department of Dental Hygiene at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, has been named director of School-Based Programs and Community Outreach, a new position in the College of Dentistry. In this role, Dr. Christiansen, who has been with UTHSC since 1996, is… Read More


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UTHSC College of Nursing Faculty Member Wins Statewide Award

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The Tennessee Nurses Association (TNA) will honor a faculty member from the College of Nursing at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center with the 2019 Louise Browning Political Nurse Award this week. Nancy Appling, MSN, CNOR, CRNFA, ACNP-BC, who is the lead faculty for the Registered Nurse First Assistant Program (RNFA) in the College… Read More


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UTHSC Working Every Day to Improve Community’s Health, EVC Ken Brown Says

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“We’re concerned about the things that impact this community,” Ken Brown, JD, MPA, PhD, FACHE, executive vice chancellor and chief operations officer for the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, today told members of the Executive Program Class of 2020 for Leadership Memphis. “Our work, every day, beyond education, is the overall health of the… Read More


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Hassan Aziz Receives Membership Lifetime Achievement Award from American Society for Clinical Pathology

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Hassan Aziz, PhD, FACS, MLS(ASCP)cm, associate dean for Academic, Faculty and Student Affairs and interim chair of the Department of Diagnostic and Health Sciences in the College of Health Professions at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, recently received the American Society for Clinical Pathology’s (ASCP) 2019 Membership Lifetime Achievement Award. It was presented… Read More