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Family, Friends Honor Hershel “Pat” Wall for a Life Well Lived

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Hershel “Pat” Wall, MD, whose outstanding career at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center spanned more than 50 years, was remembered and honored during a celebration of life today at Second Presbyterian Church in Memphis.  Dr. Wall, who served as Chancellor Emeritus of UTHSC since 2012, passed away December 16. He was lauded as an exceptional academician, clinician,… Read More


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Hershel “Pat” Wall, MD, Gave Lifetime of Service to UTHSC

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Hershel “Pat” Wall, MD, held many important roles at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center during his career that spanned more than 50 years, including interim chancellor. However, he was most proud of his role as a teacher to those who would carry on the profession that was his passion. “I’m committed to teaching, and… Read More


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94 Degrees Awarded at UTHSC’s 2022 Winter Commencement

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center recently held its Winter Commencement ceremony at the Cannon Center for the Performing Arts, graduating 94 future health care professionals. “You are a particularly special class because you have graduated in spite of and during a global pandemic,” Chancellor Peter Buckley, MD, said in presiding at the ceremony.… Read More


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UTHSC Physician Has National Impact and Service in Pediatric Nutrition

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Mark Corkins, MD, CNSC, FASPEN, AGAF, FAAP, division chief of Pediatric Gastroenterology at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital and professor of pediatrics in the College of Medicine, is committed to providing pediatric nutrition information to the public and educating future health care professionals in pediatrics. In light of… Read More


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Department of Surgery’s Zalamea Honored for Leadership as Educator, Global Health Care Provider

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Nia Zalamea, MD, FACS, assistant professor of general surgery, director of the UTHSC Global Surgery Institute, and associate director of the UTHSC Center for Multicultural and Global Health, has done medical mission work in the Philippines for more than 20 years with her family foundation, the Memphis Mission of Mercy. The nonprofit provides health care in… Read More


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Students to Compete in UTHSC’s Annual Three Minute Thesis Competition

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Students looking for a challenge and a chance to share their research will participate this month in the Three Minute Thesis competition at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. The competitors will have three minutes and one PowerPoint slide to present their thesis and research. Typically, an 80,000-word thesis takes nine hours to present.… Read More


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2022 Health Care Heroes Include Faculty from UTHSC, Hospital Partners

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Academic, clinical, and research faculty from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and its clinical partner hospitals were among those honored Tuesday night during the 2022 Health Care Heroes Awards presented by the Memphis Business Journal. The awards are given annually to recognize individuals who have gone above and beyond in improving health care… Read More


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UTHSC to Graduate 94 Students in 2022 Winter Commencement Ceremony

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center will hold its Winter Commencement ceremony on Monday, December 12, at 10 a.m., at the Cannon Center for the Performing Arts. Degrees will be awarded to 94 graduating students, including 17 from the College of Graduate Health Sciences, 9 from the College of Health Professions, 30 from the… Read More