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UTHSC’s Teaching and Learning Center Plans Events, Boosts Profile

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The Teaching and Learning Center at UTHSC has ambitious aims: To help teachers teach, and students learn. “We will branch into all areas of teaching and learning here at UTHSC,” said Karen Shader, PhD, who joined UTHSC in January as the center’s associate director. The Teaching and Learning Center will host an open house with… Read More


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Professor Radhakrishna Rao of UTHSC Receives $1.68 Million Grant Renewal for Intestinal Function Research

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Radhakrishna Rao, PhD, professor in the Department of Physiology in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has received a $1.68 million grant renewal from the National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive and Kidney Diseases to study the mechanisms of how the intestine blocks certain toxins from entering the bloodstream.… Read More


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UTHSC Students Make Beautiful Music Together

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As a first-year medical student at UT Health Science Center, Peter Duden missed music. He had played tuba in an ensemble as an undergrad. “I missed the challenge of public performances,” he said. So he reached out to his fellow students via email, hoping to find others who wanted to perform. At first, he didn’t… Read More


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UTHSC Among Economic Engines Driving Memphis Medical District Revitalization

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The Memphis Medical District Collaborative is “the perfect storm” of like-minded entities coming together to improve our community, Dr. Ken Brown, executive vice chancellor and chief operations officer of  the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, said Thursday. Speaking at a forum hosted by The Daily News on “Remaking the Memphis Medical District,” Dr. Brown… Read More


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College of Dentistry Opens Clinics; Extends Statewide Reach

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For the College of Dentistry at UT Health Science Center, you could call 2015 “the year of the dental clinics, and 2016 “the year of statewide reach.” Last year, the college opened the doors of two dental clinics to serve the working poor in communities at either end of the state – Union City in… Read More


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The University of Tennessee College of Medicine Launches the World’s First Mobile Stroke Unit with Advanced CT Imaging Capabilities Including CT Angiography Imaging for the Brain and Blood Vessels

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The Mobile Stroke Unit in Memphis, where stroke incidence is 37 percent higher than the national average, is the first launched in the high-incidence Southeastern United States “Stroke Belt”  The University of Tennessee College of Medicine in Memphis, Tenn., today introduced the world’s most comprehensive Mobile Stroke Unit, capable of conducting and producing advanced quality… Read More


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Dr. Mukta Panda of UT Health Science Center Named Outstanding Educator of Residents and Fellows by the American College of Physicians

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Mukta Panda, MD, FACP, assistant dean for Medical Education and Professor of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine at Chattanooga, has been awarded the Outstanding Educator of Residents and Fellows Award from the American College of Physicians (ACP). The honor will be presented to Dr. Panda during a ceremony… Read More


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Samuel Dagogo-Jack, MD, Director of the UTHSC Division of Endocrinology, Receives $1.1 Million Grant to Continue Diabetes Prevention Study

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Samuel Dagogo-Jack, MD, FRCP, of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) has played a major role in the fight against diabetes throughout his career. Dr. Dagogo-Jack, who directs the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism in the College of Medicine at UTHSC, has received a $1.1 million grant to continue the Diabetes Prevention… Read More