Category: Clinical Care


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UTHSC, Southern College of Optometry Introduce Vision Enhancement Program for Faculty, Staff and Students

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  A new collaboration between the Hamilton Eye Institute and the Southern College of Optometry is giving UTHSC faculty, staff, and students new options for their eye care health. Through the Vision Enhancement Program, the campus community will be provided with discount opportunities at the University Clinical Health-Hamilton Eye Institute at UTHSC, The Eye Center… Read More


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Paul J. Hauptman, MD, Named Dean of UT Graduate School of Medicine in Knoxville

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Chancellor Steve J. Schwab, MD, has named Paul J. Hauptman, MD, a nationally recognized clinical investigator, dean of the University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine (UTGSM) in Knoxville. He will also serve as senior vice president and chief academic officer of the University of Tennessee Medical Center (UTMC) in Knoxville. Dr. Hauptman comes to… Read More


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New UTHSC Tennessee Clinical and Translational Science Institute Established to Improve Human Health for Southerners

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Researchers at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center have formed the Tennessee Clinical and Translational Science Institute (TN-CTSI) to address health inequities in the Southern United States. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the American South represented the largest population growth by region in 2017. Comprised of 17 states stretching from Texas, Oklahoma, and… Read More


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UTHSC to Host Second-Annual GoBabyGo! Memphis Rodeo July 21

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Alexis Phillips said she spent hours looking for a toy electric ride-in car to give her son, Wyatt, for Christmas, but she could not locate one he could safely use. Fate intervened, she said, when Wyatt’s physical therapist, an alum of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center Physical Therapy (PT) Department, introduced her to… Read More


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John L. Jefferies, MD, To Lead UTHSC Cardiology and the New UT Methodist Institute for Cardiovascular Science

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John L. Jefferies, MD, MPH, has been appointed the Jay M. Sullivan Endowed Chair in Cardiovascular Medicine and Chief of Cardiology at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC). He has also been named co-director for the newly formed UT Methodist Institute for Cardiovascular Science. As the Jay M. Sullivan Endowed Chair and Chief… Read More


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UTHSC Mobile Stroke Unit Receives First-of-its-Kind Accreditation

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Mobile Stroke Unit today received the first-of-its kind accreditation from the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC) for ensuring patient safety, radiation safety, a commitment to quality, and dedication to continuous improvement. The prestigious three-year accreditation is in the areas of neurological CT (computed tomography)/Acute Stroke and vascular CTA (computed… Read More


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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 Barrett G. Haik Endowed Chair for Ophthalmology and Director of the Hamilton Eye Institute at UTHSC

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Penny A. Asbell, MD, FACS, MBA, FARVO,Penny A. Asbell, MD, FACS, MBA, FARVO, has been named the Barrett G. Haik Endowed Chair for 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… Read More