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UT/Methodist Transplant Institute Recruits Internationally Known Transplant Surgeon as Surgical Director of Liver Transplantation

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Internationally known transplant surgeon and researcher Daniel G. Maluf, MD, has been named professor of surgery, surgical director of liver transplantation, and director of live donor transplantation for the UT/Methodist Transplant Institute. He will also hold the Transplant Institute Endowed Professorship in Liver Transplantation at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. “This is a… Read More


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Penny Asbell Named Chair of the Department of Ophthalmology and Director of the Hamilton Eye Institute at UTHSC

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Penny A. Asbell, MD, FACS, MBA, FARVO, has been named chair of the Department of Ophthalmology in the College of Medicine and Director of the Hamilton Eye Institute at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC). Dr. Asbell comes to UTHSC from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (ISMMS) in New York,… Read More


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Muneeza Khan Named Chair of UTHSC Department of Family Medicine

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Muneeza Khan, MD, has been named chair of the Department of Family Medicine in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. She previously served as interim chair. “Dr. Khan’s commitment to the Department of Family Medicine and its core education commitment is unwavering,” UTHSC Chancellor Steve Schwab, MD, said. “Her outstanding… Read More


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Sick Leave Bank Benefits UTHSC Employee During Cancer Recovery

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Gary Rollins, DDS, didn’t realize he was sick. He felt fine, healthy even. He went in for a routine physical where blood work was performed and something came back suspicious. He was reassured that everything was probably fine, but that he should make an appointment with a specialist just to make sure. After that exam,… Read More


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The Story of Her Life: UTHSC Alumna Helps Others Overcome Through OT

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Caroline Dickey says she’s a walking billboard for her profession. A 2017 graduate of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Master of Occupational Therapy program, Dickey says OT is about adapting, working with what you have, and figuring out how to do what you want to do. “That’s the story of my life,” she… Read More


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UTHSC’s Altha Stewart Becomes First African-American President of the American Psychiatric Association

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  Memphian Altha Stewart, MD, took office as president of the American Psychiatric Association at the close of the APA’s 2018 annual meeting May 9, vowing to promote collaboration among members and across medical specialties, increase mentoring and leadership opportunities for the next generation in the profession, and improve access to mental health care for… Read More


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UTHSC Hosts Event to Encourage Collaboration in Memphis Medical District

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center will host the inaugural Memphis Medical District Healthcare Interprofessional Expo Wednesday, May 9, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Student-Alumni Center, 800 Madison Avenue. The free event is intended to highlight interprofessional collaboration and encourage teamwork by bringing together health care professionals from academic and clinical… Read More


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Department of Physical Therapy to Host Spring PT Day April 23

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Students from other disciplines at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center will get to learn about physical therapy (PT) and its impact on health care during the Department of Physical Therapy’s 2018 Spring PT Day on April 23. The event will be on Monday, April 23 in the General Education Building B104 from 10:30… Read More