Category: Clinical Care


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Robert L. Davis, MD, MPH, Named Director of Center in Biomedical Informatics at UTHSC and UT-ORNL Governor’s Chair in Biomedical Informatics

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14th Governor’s Chair Appointed in the UT System David M. Stern, MD, executive dean for the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) College of Medicine and vice chancellor of Health Affairs, has appointed Robert L. Davis, MD, MPH, as founding director of the UTHSC Center in Biomedical Informatics and the University of Tennessee-Oak Ridge… Read More


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Benny Weksler, MD, Named Eastridge-Cole Professor and Chief for Division of Thoracic Surgery at UTHSC and Chief of Thoracic Surgery for UT Methodist Physicians

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David M. Stern, MD, executive dean for the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has named Benny Weksler, MBA, MD, FACS, as the first Eastridge-Cole Professor and chief of the Division of Thoracic Surgery at UTHSC. Dr. Weksler will also serve as chief of Thoracic Surgery for UT Methodist… Read More


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UTHSC Ophthalmologists Warn Non-Prescription Costume Contact Lenses Can Be Hazardous for Your Eyes

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Aaron Waite, MD, shows a patient a close up of a corneal ulcer, the white mark in the center of the photo. Those costume contact lenses may make you look like a zombie on “The Walking Dead,” but doctors from the Hamilton Eye Institute at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center warn that they… Read More


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UTHSC Holds Dedication Ceremony for the New Kaplan-Amonette Department of Dermatology

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Kathryn Schwarzenberger, MD,  department chair, welcomes guests to the dedication ceremony.  A formal dedication of the new Kaplan-Amonette Department of Dermatology at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) was held Oct. 11, at 2:30 p.m. in the lobby of the Hamilton Eye Institute at 930 Madison Ave.


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Pedi-Flite improves outcomes and reduces costs for pediatric diabetic patients

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Providing families with diabetic children access via pager to a transport team improves outcomes and efficiency, according to a recent study performed at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital and The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC). The study, “Real-time Support of Pediatric Diabetes Self-care by a Transport Team,” was reported online ahead of print in… Read More


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UTHSC and Methodist Hospice Respond to Growing Need for Hospice and Palliative Care Physicians

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A pivotal study “America’s Care of Serious Illness: A State-by-State Report Card on Access to Palliative Care in Our Nation’s Hospitals” conducted by the Center to Advance Palliative Care and the National Palliative Care Research Center demonstrated that about 90 million Americans are currently living with a serious, life-threatening illness. The study’s authors project this… Read More


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UTHSC College of Dentistry Opens its First Dedicated Endodontics Clinic on the Memphis Campus

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Memphis, Tenn.(Sept. 10, 2013) – The College of Dentistry at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) opened a new state-of-the-art endodontics clinic in the Winfield C. Dunn Building at 875 Union Ave., on Friday, Sept. 6. The Dentsply Tulsa Endodontics Graduate Clinic, located on the north side of the fifth floor of the… Read More


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Area Health Care Leaders Team Up to Form New Academic Physician Practice Group

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Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare, UT Health Science Center, and UT Medical Group Create UT Methodist Physicians Memphis, Tenn. (Aug. 30, 2013) – Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare (MLH) has partnered with UT Medical Group, Inc. (UTMG) and the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) to create a new academic physician practice group that will enhance the… Read More