Category: Clinical Care


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Dentistry: Community Engaged Care

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Learn more about the College of Dentistry’s involvement in community engaged care in the latest issue of Dentistry Magazine. New ventures have launched including the opening of a pediatric dental clinic at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital, establishment of UT Smiles, a program designed to provide dentures to those in need, and expansion of continuing education… Read More


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College of Dentistry Gives Kids a Smile

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Middle school students from Freedom Preparatory Academy were all smiles during their visit to the UTHSC College of Dentistry Thursday, February 20th. Their visit was for the annual Give Kids a Smile Day, a national outreach of the American Dental Association, that provides free oral health services to underserved children in the community. “This event… Read More


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Yaun Elected VP of Tennessee Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics

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Jason Yaun, MD, FAAP, associate professor in the  Department of Pediatrics in the  College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital, has been elected vice president of the Tennessee Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (TNAAP). He will serve a two-year term. The organization, which is based… Read More


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UTHSC Researcher’s Career Focused on Reducing Health Disparities in her Hometown

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Shelley White-Means always thought she’d be a CPA. That is, until a friend in college challenged her to dream. “He said, ‘Shelley, do you really want to crunch numbers all day long? What do you really want to do?’ ” she recalled. That got her thinking about her hometown of Memphis and its many problems… Read More


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UTHSC Medicine: Finding Tomorrow’s Cures

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The new issue of the College of Medicine Magazine spotlights the growing research enterprise within the college. In this issue you’ll meet the researchers working diligently to improve health and health care for the people of Tennessee including faculty who are improving outcomes for kidney and liver transplants, sickle cell disease, cancer, and cardiovascular disease.… Read More


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Foretia Helping to Extend UTHSC’s Global Footprint

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Surgeon Denis Foretia was born in Cameroon and has made it his mission to improve surgical care, research, and health outcomes in Africa. In doing so, this assistant professor in the Division of General Surgery at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is extending the university’s impact overseas and bringing knowledge and experience back… Read More


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UTHSC College of Pharmacy Ensuring Student Success

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In the new issue of the UTHSC Pharmacy Magazine you’ll learn how the college is expanding across the state with the opening of their new building on the Nashville campus, meet faculty and students who are combating the opioid epidemic in Tennessee, and discover the many ways the college is making tuition more affordable for… Read More


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UTHSC College of Pharmacy Partnering with Kroger Health Nationwide to Improve Shingles Vaccination Completion Rates

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The College of Pharmacy at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center has partnered with Kroger Health, the health care arm of The Kroger Co., on a nationwide, randomized controlled study across more than 2,200 community pharmacy locations to improve second-dose vaccination completion rates for the shingles vaccine. Elements of the project are funded through… Read More