Category: Clinical Care


Hamilton Eye Institute Lions Club to Host 7th Annual Race for Sight 5K

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The Hamilton Eye Institute Lions Club at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is hosting their 7th-annual Brad Baker Honorary Race for Sight 5K on Saturday, March 2, at 9 a.m. The race will be held at the Tour de Wolf Pavilion at Shelby Farms Park, 500 North Pine Lake Dr, Memphis, TN 38120.… Read More


College of Dentistry’s 2024 Give Kids a Smile Day Provides Free Dental Services

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Erica Mathis, a fourth-year student in the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Dentistry, has been inspired to become a dentist since she was 5 years old, after seeing the work of her father, who is also a dentist. She was one of many dental students providing free dental services to children during… Read More


Hae Won Shin, MD, Named Chair of Neurology and Semmes-Murphey Professor

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Hae Won Shin, MD, has been named chair of the Department of Neurology and Semmes-Murphey Professor of Excellence at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Medicine. Dr. Shin recently joined UT Health Science Center from the University of New Mexico Health Science Center’s School of Medicine, where she served in the Department… Read More


The College of Dentistry at UT Health Science Center to Hold Annual Give Kids a Smile Day February 26

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The College of Dentistry at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center will hold its annual Give Kids a Smile Day February 26, from 8 a.m. until noon, at the Delta Dental of Tennessee Oral Health Complex, which includes Dunn Dental Building, 875 Union Ave., providing free dental services to 114 students from Freedom Preparatory… Read More


UT Health Science Center ‘State of the University’ Presentation Feb. 21

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Peter Buckley, MD, chancellor of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, will deliver his State of the University presentation Wednesday, February 21, at 11 a.m. CST, on the Memphis campus in the Mooney Library, Room 201.  The theme of the presentation is “Tennessee is Our Campus,” emphasizing UT Health Science Center’s statewide presence and impact.… Read More


Zodiac Clinical Trial Led by UT Health Science Center Professor Likely to Dramatically Impact Stroke Care

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Research findings in a clinical trial led by a professor at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Nursing are likely to dramatically change care and improve outcomes for patients suffering from acute stroke. Principal investigator, Professor Anne Alexandrov, PhD, AG-ACNP-BC, RN, CCRN, ANVP-BC, NVRN-BC, FAAN, presented results of the five-year clinical trial… Read More


Center on Developmental Disabilities Begins Partnership to Support Autistic College Students

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For many people, going to college is an exciting time full of new experiences, a fresh sense of independence, and unique opportunities to connect and learn with people from other backgrounds. For these and other reasons, making the transition to college and continuing to graduation can be challenging for autistic students. Without proper support services,… Read More


Inaugural Chief Wellness Officer Aims to ‘Change the Culture’ Around Mental Health

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Psychiatrist Jessi Gold knows firsthand how critical mental health counseling can be for students navigating the rough waters of higher education. The inaugural chief wellness officer for the UT System and associate professor of psychiatry at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Dr. Gold is transparent about the fact that she struggled with her… Read More