Category: Clinical Care


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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 College of Dentistry Alumna Tapped as Host for National Dental Conference

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The stage at the American Dental Association’s 2022 SmileCon in Houston was a long way from the North Memphis neighborhood where UT Health Science Center alumna Christina Rosenthal, DDS, MPH, grew up. The national spotlight as a host of the prestigious dental convention did not come for Dr. Rosenthal without a lot of hard work,… Read More


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$100,000 Grant Allows National Expansion In Expert Care of Sickle Cell Patients

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Researchers at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) College of Nursing and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital have received a $100,000 grant to expand an innovative education program for nurses who care for people with sickle cell disease (SCD) – an inherited illness that affects 100,000 people nationwide. The grant from Global Blood… Read More


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College of Health Professions Celebrates 50th Anniversary

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What today is the College of Health Professions at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center started small and has grown over the last half century to encompass four departments and one division across a wide spectrum of health care professions. The college celebrates its 50th anniversary today, November 18, with celebrations in Memphis. The… Read More


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UTHSC’s Balaji Krishnaiah Named Mayo Clinic Visiting Professor

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Balaji Krishnaiah, MD, associate professor and program director of the neurology residency at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, has been named the Mayo Clinic’s 2022 Burton A. Sandok Visiting Professor of Neurological Education. The Mayo Clinic’s Department of Neurology coordinates the professorship each year to honor one neurology professor from anywhere in the… Read More


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Fall Advisory Board Meeting Re-Elects Chair, Updates Important Initiatives

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During the fall meeting of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Advisory Board Wednesday, members heard reports about the College of Dentistry’s developing initiative to expand dental care across the state, the university’s ongoing strategic planning process, and the recent accomplishments across the six colleges. The board also unanimously re-elected Philip Wenk, DDS, to… Read More


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UTHSC to Hold Diabetes Awareness Event in Recognition of National Diabetes Month

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As millions of Americans live with diabetes, and even more remain at risk of it, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center will mark November as National Diabetes Month with an event to educate and raise awareness of diabetes. The free event is open to the public and will take place Friday, November 18, from… Read More


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“Everywhere You Look, UTHSC” Tour Shines Light on UTHSC’s Statewide Reach, Mission

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Elvys (pronounced Elvis) Ferrufino, a 4th-year dental student on rotation at the UTHSC College of Dentistry’s teaching clinic in the Dodson Avenue Community Health Center in Chattanooga, proudly shook hands with UT System President Randy Boyd and UT Health Science Center Chancellor Peter Buckley last Tuesday afternoon, as they visited the clinic that serves the… Read More