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UTHSC’s Karen Johnson, MD, a Principal Investigator in Major National Diabetes Prevention Study

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A researcher from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is among principal investigators on a six-year nationwide diabetes prevention clinical trial that released findings today at the American Diabetes Association’s 79th Scientific Sessions in San Francisco. The Vitamin D and Type 2 diabetes (D2d) study found that vitamin D supplementation does not significantly reduce… Read More


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HIIM Student Hopes to Break Down Barriers to Quality Health Care

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Tamika Douglas, a student in Health Informatics and Information Management (HIIM) at UTHSC, considers herself a community activist. She is breaking down barriers as a volunteer for the Music City Riders United, a union group that advocates for bus riders, bus drivers, and mechanics in Nashville. She has spent more than 150 volunteer hours doing… Read More


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UTHSC, The Healing Center to Host National Suicide and the Black Church Conference June 12-13

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Professionals from all over the city of Memphis are coming together to discuss and provide insight into child and adolescent suicide, with a specific focus on the black community. The 9th biannual National Suicide and the Black Church Conference will take place at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) on June 12-13. This… Read More


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Rogers Uses Passion for Women’s Health Research as a Catalyst for Education, Receives Scholarship

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Fourth-year medical student Anna Joy Rogers is passionate about maternal and fetal health care. “Pregnancy and childbirth are critical times in the life of a woman,” Rogers said. “Additionally, they set the stage for the health of every individual.” Under the guidance of her research adviser, Giancarlo Mari, MD, chair of the Department of Obstetrics… Read More


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Jeffrey Taylor, DPT, Named Chair of the Department of Physical Therapy at UTHSC

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Stephen E. Alway, PhD, FACSM, dean of the College of Health Professions at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has named Jeffrey Taylor PT, PhD, DPT, SCS,CSCS, chair of the Department of Physical Therapy. He will begin his new role in August. Dr. Taylor will also serve as the director of the new… Read More


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Training Future Scientists

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In the new issue of the UTHSC Graduate Health Sciences Magazine you’ll meet the next generation of investigators and scientists receiving training at UTHSC; learn how the college is partnering with universities from across the globe to bring PhD students to Memphis; and meet the faculty recognized for their excellence in teaching by students at… Read More


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College of Dentistry Commencement Honors Service Members

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When Randy Bagay walked across the stage today during the College of Dentistry’s commencement ceremony to take his military oath of office, he received a standing ovation. Three months ago, while completing his last semester as a dental student, Bagay was diagnosed with leukemia. A native Memphian and graduate of the University of Memphis, Bagay… Read More


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Team of UTHSC Investigators Awarded $3.1 Million to Develop Unique Model for Nicotine Addiction Research

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Hao Chen, PhD, associate professor in the Department of Pharmacology, and Robert W. Williams, PhD, professor and chair in the Department of Generics, Genomics and Informatics at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), have been awarded over $3.14 million in funding to establish an innovative, diverse research model, which will be used to… Read More