Category: Clinical Care


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UTHSC’s Liza Makowski Receives $100,000 Breast Cancer Research Grant From The Mary Kay Foundation

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Liza Makowski, PhD, a professor in the Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology-Oncology and a research member of the Center for Cancer Research at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, is one of 10 recipients of $100,000 grants from The Mary Kay Foundation to continue her research into triple negative breast cancer. The cancer research… Read More


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Nursing Magazine: Legacy of Leadership

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The latest issue of the UTHSC College of Nursing Magazine celebrates the International Year of the Nurse and Midwife and focuses on the legacy of leadership of its alumni, faculty, staff, and students. Stories in this issue highlight the urgency of nurses to lead during the COVID-19 crisis, volunteerism in the community at the start… Read More


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Paper by UTHSC’s Yan Cui Lab on Equitable Artificial Intelligence for Health Care Published in Nature Communications

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Artificial intelligence (AI) has steadily become a part of our everyday lives. Over the past several years, AI is increasingly being applied to biomedical research and in clinical care, however current methods being used in developing AI for biomedical research and clinical decisions may generate new health care disparities. In the paper published recently in… Read More


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UTHSC College of Medicine Forms New Comprehensive, Multidisciplinary Cancer Program

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Medicine has formed the UTHSC Cancer Program, a new comprehensive, multidisciplinary initiative consisting of a group of university faculty clinicians, who will provide cancer care across multiple university-affiliated hospital systems and clinical practice groups in the region. The new program includes physicians in all cancer-related specialties… Read More


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College of Health Professions Celebrates Health Information Professionals Week

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The 31st-annual Health Information Professionals (HIP) Week runs October 11-17. The American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) celebrates health information professionals during the week with activities in their organizations and the community to raise awareness of the important work they perform. “As our health care ecosystem continues to evolve, health information professionals remain committed to… Read More


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UTHSC Works with Lyft and P&G Professional to Advise on Cleaning Process for Rideshare

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center announced a partnership with Lyft to advise the company on effective cleaning measures as a part of Lyft’s Health Safety Program. In collaboration with UTHSC and P&G Professional (the away-from-home division of Procter & Gamble), Lyft developed the clean ride guide, a recommended vehicle cleaning process designed specifically… Read More


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Rachel Kay Stevens Therapy Center to Host Virtual Art Show and Auction

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Rachel Kay Stevens Therapy Center will host its fourth annual Art Show and Auction October 23-25. For the first time, the art show and auction will be held online. The art show raises funds for the Rachel Kay Stevens Therapy Center, the only student-run, pro bono occupational therapy… Read More


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Expert in Robotic Surgery Leads Thoracic Surgery Division at UTHSC

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Thomas Ng, MD, FRCS(C), FACS, came to Memphis earlier this year to build the Division of Thoracic Surgery at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Born in Hong Kong and raised in Toronto, Canada, Dr. Ng was recruited to UTHSC’s College of Medicine by David Shibata, MD, FACS, FASCRS, chair of the Department of… Read More