Category: Clinical Care


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Physician Assistant Educators Using Podcasts as Instructional Platform

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Rather than listening to music, Kristopher Maday, MS, PA-C, program director and associate professor in the UTHSC Physician Assistant (PA) Program, started listening to podcasts on his more than one hour and twenty minute commute while working part-time as an emergency medicine physician assistant. That was in 2013 and at the time, clinical education podcasts… Read More


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John B. Woods, MD, Named Medical Director for the UTHSC Center for Addiction Science

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John B. Woods, MD, is the new medical director for the Center for Addiction Science at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Dr. Woods is a graduate of the UTHSC College of Medicine and is board certified in addiction medicine. He also serves as an assistant professor in the College of Medicine. Prior to… Read More


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College of Medicine Announce New Leadership for Graduate Medical Education and Office of Medical Education

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In continuing to strengthen its senior leadership roster, UTHSC College of Medicine Executive Dean Scott Strome, MD, has named Natascha Thompson, MD, associate dean of Graduate Medical Education (GME), and Michael Whitt, PhD, associate dean of the Office of Medical Education and chair of the Department of Medical Education. As associate dean, Thompson, will oversee… Read More


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College of Pharmacy American Pharmacists Association – Academy of Student Pharmacists Chapter Wins Chapter of the Year

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The American Pharmacists Association – Academy of Student Pharmacists (APhA-ASP) Chapter in the College of Pharmacy at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center was awarded Chapter of the Year during the organization’s 50th anniversary and annual meeting in Seattle. “The UTHSC College of Pharmacy students are the best and I am so very proud… Read More


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Jon McCullers, MD, Named to Additional Leadership Role in UTHSC College of Medicine

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Jon McCullers, MD, professor and chair of the Department of Pediatrics in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and pediatrician-in-chief of Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital, has taken on an additional role with the UTHSC College of Medicine. College of Medicine Executive Dean Scott Strome, MD, named Dr. McCullers to the… Read More


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Neurology Resident Plays Country Music’s Most Famous Stage

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UTHSC’s Chief Neurology resident William Mays, MD, joined the ranks of musicians including Johnny Cash, Hank Williams, Patsy Cline, and Dolly Parton, when his band, the Barbershop Boys, performed at the Grand Ole Opry 2019 Midwinter Convention. “I’ve had the privilege of being able to sing at some exciting places, but this by far is… Read More


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New Dental Hygiene Community Fund Helps Those in Need

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Lynn Russell knows that even a small gift can make a big difference in someone’s life. Last fall, she collaborated with the College of Dentistry, the Office of Development and Alumni Affairs, and the Office of Finance to establish the Dental Hygiene Community Fund. The fund provides x-rays, dental exams, and cleanings for Memphians in… Read More


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New Program Helps Pharmacists Be Better Communicators

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The College of Pharmacy at UTHSC is changing the dialogue pharmacists have with patients who are at a high risk for pneumococcal disease. Through a grant from Merck & Co., principal investigator Justin Gatwood, PhD, MPH, and co-investigators Kenneth Hohmeier, PharmD, Tracy Hagemann, PharmD, Chelsea Renfro, PharmD, and Chi-Yang Chiu, PhD, a statistician from the… Read More