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UTHSC College of Dentistry Provides $17,954 Worth of Free Dental Services to Middle School Students for 2017 Give Kids a Smile Day

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Students, faculty and staff of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) College of Dentistry provided free dental services Thursday to 78 sixth-, seventh- and eighth-grade students on National Give Kids A Smile Day. A total of 893 dental procedures worth $17,954 were performed during the  service event, one of many ways UTHSC annually… Read More


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UTHSC Researcher Glen Palmer, PhD, Receives Grant to Develop Novel Antifungal Target Screening Strategy

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Glen Palmer, PhD, an associate professor in the Department of Clinical Pharmacy, has received a $451,625 National Institutes of Health R21 award. Dr. Palmer will pursue an innovative antifungal chemical screening strategy titled, “Broad Spectrum Antifungals Targeting Fatty Acid Biosynthesis.” There are approximately 1.5 million deaths per year… Read More


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Memphis Dermatologist and UTHSC Alumnus Robert J. Kaplan Honored by UT President’s Council for Outstanding Philanthropic Support, Leadership, Service

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Robert J. Kaplan, MD, a prominent Memphis dermatologist, generous philanthropist, and long-time patron of the University of Tennessee, was awarded the Jim and Natalie Haslam Presidential Medal on Friday during the 2017 University of Tennessee President’s Council Awards Dinner at The Peabody. The medal is given to individuals who have a record of supporting the university… Read More


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College Spotlight: UTHSC College of Graduate Health Sciences Aims to Cement Position As “The Melting Pot of Health Care”

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Donald Thomason, PhD, dean of the College of Graduate Health Sciences (CGHS) at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, hopes that budding scientists and researchers with broad interests find a home in the college often called “the melting pot of health care.” “We want our students to know that it is OK to have… Read More


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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Health Professions to Host Open House February 24, 2017

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Health Professions invites prospective students to attend an open house on Friday, February 24, 2017, from 2-4 p.m. The open house will take place in the Student-Alumni Center, located at 800 Madison Avenue, Room 305. Committed to preparing health care leaders, the College of Health Professions… Read More


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Student National Medical Association to Host Dream Big Conference January 14

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  More than 75 middle and high school students are expected to attend a conference Saturday, January 14, sponsored by the Student National Medical Association (SNMA) at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) and designed to mentor them by sharpening their social, cultural, and professional skills. The second annual Dream Big conference will… Read More


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Guy Reed, MD, of UTHSC Appointed Interim Executive Vice President of Medical Affairs for Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) and Methodist Le Bonheur HealthCare (MLH) announce the appointment of Guy Reed, MD, to the position of Interim Executive Vice President of Medical Affairs for MLH. Dr. Reed, Lemuel Diggs Professor of Medicine and chair of the Department of Medicine, is a nationally recognized cardiologist and a… Read More


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College Spotlight: The UTHSC College of Dentistry Continues Its Commitment to Expand and Address the Pressing Needs In the Community

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Dentistry is fulfilling its commitment to serve the needs of the underserved in our communities. New clinics have opened across the state — in Jackson, Union City, Bristol and recently, Chattanooga – with a new dental sleep medicine clinic slated to open in the spring. The… Read More