Category: Clinical Care


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Collaborative Research Leads to Creative Solution

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Can a candy be good for your teeth? It can be, with the right ingredients. Researchers from the College of Dentistry and the College of Pharmacy at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center have worked together to develop lollipop that is changing the way erosion of tooth enamel is treated. Searching for Options The… Read More


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UTHSC Working Every Day to Improve Community’s Health, EVC Ken Brown Says

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“We’re concerned about the things that impact this community,” Ken Brown, JD, MPA, PhD, FACHE, executive vice chancellor and chief operations officer for the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, today told members of the Executive Program Class of 2020 for Leadership Memphis. “Our work, every day, beyond education, is the overall health of the… Read More


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Assistant Surgeon General Visits UTHSC, Advocates Expanded View of Oral Health Profession

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Rear Admiral Timothy Ricks, DMD, MPH, the Chief Dental Officer of the U.S. Public Health Service and Assistant Surgeon General, Monday urged students in the UTHSC College of Dentistry to focus on oral health as integral to overall health across the lifespan. “Part of my job is to impress on people the importance of oral health,”… Read More


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UTHSC College of Dentistry Welcomes Assistant Surgeon General of the United States and Chief Dental Officer of the U.S. Public Health Service for Two-Day Campus Visit

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The UTHSC College of Dentistry will welcome Rear Admiral (Upper) Timothy Ricks, Chief Dental Officer of the U.S. Public Health Service and Assistant Surgeon General of the United States, October 7 and 8 for a two-day visit on campus. “This is an incredible honor for our college and the UTHSC campus,” said James C. Ragain,… Read More


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Strategic Plan, College of Nursing Efforts Spotlighted for Third UTHSC Advisory Board Meeting

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The UTHSC Advisory Board met September 30 for its final meeting of 2019 at the Student-Alumni Center on the Memphis campus. The agenda included a report from Chancellor Steve Schwab, MD. “It has been a challenging, but very successful year,” he said. The chancellor cited that the university had record numbers of students, graduates, residents,… Read More


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UTHSC College of Dentistry Receives $80,000 to Expand Availability of Dental Care through Continuing Education Course

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The College of Dentistry at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center recently received $80,000 from the Tennessee Academy of General Dentistry (TN AGD) in support of its continuing education program that helps expand dental care in the state. The funds will help support the Expanded Functions for the Dental Auxiliary (EFDA) continuing education program,… Read More


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UTHSC Aids Renovation of Auditorium at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital

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The Russell W. Chesney Auditorium at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital has sentimental and practical ties to the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. It is named after Russell W. Chesney, MD, the longtime chair of the Department of Pediatrics at UTHSC and a nephrologist at Le Bonheur. Dr. Chesney, who served for more than 23 years as… Read More


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Transplantation of Hepatitis C-Infected Kidneys To Uninfected Recipients Safe, Should be a Standard of Care

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Transplantation of kidneys from Hepatitis C-infected donors to uninfected recipients is safe and can be successfully implemented as a standard of care, according to an observational study by physicians at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and the James D. Eason Transplant Institute at Methodist University Hospital. The practice, which has been tested in… Read More