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Weisser-Pike to Provide Rehabilitation to First IMT Patient in the United States

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The first patient in the United States to receive an implanted miniature telescope (IMT) following cataract surgery will receive rehabilitation from an assistant professor in the Department of Occupational Therapy in the College of Health Professions at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC). Low vision rehabilitation and occupational therapist Orli Weisser-Pike, OTD, OTR/L,… Read More


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UTHSC Collects $2,000 Plus for Puerto Rico Relief Efforts

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In the spirit of generosity and public service, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center was able to collect donations totaling $2,065.15 for relief efforts for Puerto Rico. Luisa Ramírez de Lynch, PT, DPT, C/NDT, physical therapist in the College of Health Professions, was personally impacted by Hurricane Maria’s effects in Puerto Rico, since her… Read More


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UTHSC Raises $7,500 for Diabetes; Still Recruiting Team Members for StepOut to Stop Diabetes Walk and Expo

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The StepOut to Stop Diabetes kickoff held September 18 at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) saw the event’s biggest success to date. Through the “Jail or Bail” event, T-shirt sales, and donations to the Denim for Diabetes (D4D) campaign, Team UTHSC has raised over $7,500 in anticipation of the November 12 Memphis… Read More


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Student Government Association Executive Council Present Their Main Goals for the Year

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The Student Government Association Executive Council (SGAEC), which serves as the official liaison between the student body at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) had the opportunity recently to meet with Chancellor Steve J. Schwab, MD, and Executive Vice Chancellor and Chief Operations Officer Ken Brown, JD, MPA, PhD, FACHE. The meeting was… Read More


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Study Led by UTHSC’s Karen C. Johnson, MD, Published in Obesity Journal

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The TARGIT study led by Karen Johnson, MD, MPH, Endowed Professor of Women’s Health in the UTHSC Department of Preventive Medicine, is published as an Editor’s Choice in the October issue of Obesity Journal. The journal is a publication of the Obesity Society, a scientific society dedicated to the study of obesity and its treatment.… Read More


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UTHSC’s Detlef Heck Participates in Unique Program Merging Science and Spirituality

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Detlef Heck, PhD, an associate professor at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, recently got the opportunity to participate in a unique mix of science and spirituality in a classroom more than 8,000 miles away from his home campus. As a faculty member of the Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology at UTHSC, he is… Read More


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Free Flu Shots for UTHSC Campus October 16 at Boo Flu

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center wants to make sure you are doing your part on being protected from the flu virus this year by stopping by to receive a free flu vaccination at Boo Flu. The event will take place in the Madison Plaza Lobby on October 16 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.… Read More


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College of Pharmacy Establishes Faculty and Staff Endowed Scholarship

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This fall, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Pharmacy became the first among the six colleges on campus to establish and award a faculty and staff endowed scholarship. Eighty-six percent of faculty and staff in the college contributed to the scholarship as of August 31. The college has raised more than $29,000,… Read More