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Gabor Tigyi Receives Prestigious International Award for Research

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During his 30 years at UTHSC, Hungarian-born Gábor Tigyi, MD, PhD, Harriet Van Vleet Endowment Professor and former chair of the Department of Physiology in the UTHSC College of Medicine, has traveled to his birth country many times. However, in December, the trip back was a milestone. He traveled to Budapest at the invitation of… Read More


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UTHSC Team’s COVID Data System Highlighted in Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness Journal

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When COVID-19 hit the Mid-South in 2020, researchers at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center quickly saw how Memphis was struggling to keep pace with the rapid advance of the pandemic. So, they got to work. In a report recently published in Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness, senior authors David Schwartz, MD, FACR,… Read More


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College of Dentistry Musicians March to a Different Drummer

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On a Sunday afternoon in a spacious garage filled with instruments and sound equipment, the band launches into “Jumpin’ Jack Flash.” They have not been together in a few months, but they are in sync and, as the song says, “It’s all right now.” This band is the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s answer… Read More


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UTHSC Advisory Board Votes Not to Increase Tuition

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For the fourth straight year, tuition is expected not to increase for students at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. During the winter meeting of the UTHSC Advisory Board Friday, members voted unanimously in favor of keeping the current tuition rates, at the recommendation of Chancellor Peter Buckley, MD. “This is not an organization… Read More


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Student from Africa Finds Success in Researching Obesity in Women

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With Lidya Gebreyesus’ passion for studying female health, it was fitting that she was one of two women to win prizes at the Three Minute Thesis competition sponsored recently by the Graduate Student Executive Council and the College of Graduate Health Sciences at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Gebreyesus is a second-year student… Read More


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Winter Medicine Magazine Showcases College of Medicine Achievements

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Over the last year, the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center has strengthened is relationships with partner hospitals across the state, expanded its educational and clinical reach, and grown its research funding. Shainberg Scholars Program Kicks Off Read about an exchange program designed to give fourth-year students the chance to… Read More


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UTHSC Advisory Board to Meet Jan. 13 in Memphis

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Advisory Board will meet Friday, January 13, at 9:30 a.m., in the Mooney Library, 875 Monroe Ave., on the Memphis campus.  On the agenda:  Chancellor’s report Strategic plan update Development update FY 2024 tuition rate approval While the meeting will be conducted in person, it will also be… Read More


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From Venezuela to UTHSC, PhD Student Finds Perfect Fit for Study, Leadership

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When Luis Romero started his PhD program in the College of Graduate Health Sciences, he was excited to find something that reminded him of home. As an undergraduate student at Universidad Central de Venezuela, Romero enjoyed being involved in the student government, and was pleased to discover he could also be involved while pursuing his… Read More