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UTHSC Advisory Board to Meet January 16 in Memphis

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The UTHSC Advisory Board will meet Thursday, January 16, 2020, at 1 p.m. in the OD Larry Dining Hall of the Student Alumni Center, 800 Madison Avenue, on the Memphis campus. Agenda items are: Approval of the minutes from the last meeting on September 30, 2019 Chancellor’s report Strategic Plan Update FY 2021 Tuition Proposal/Recommendation… Read More


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Jefferies to Lead Tennessee Chapter of the American College of Cardiology

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John L. Jefferies, MD, MPH, is the new governor-elect of the Tennessee Chapter of the American College of Cardiology (TNACC) and will become governor of the organization in 2021. He believes these new positions will allow him to help Memphis and the University of Tennessee Health Science Center play leading roles in improving cardiac care… Read More


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New UTHSC Pediatric Dental Clinic at Le Bonheur a Win for All

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UTHSC College of Dentistry Dean James Ragain, DDS, PhD, Wednesday said the University of Tennessee Health Science Center Pediatric Dental Clinic at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital is a “win-win situation” for the university, for the hospital, and for the community. The dean was speaking at a “floss-cutting” (ribbon-cutting) ceremony that officially opened the new dental clinic located… Read More


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UTHSC College of Dentistry to Open Pediatric Dental Clinic at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital

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The College of Dentistry at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center will officially open a pediatric dental clinic at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital on December 11. A “floss-cutting” ceremony is planned for 3 p.m. at the clinic located in Suite L900 to the right of the main entrance of the hospital at 848 Adams.… Read More


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UTHSC College of Medicine Hosts Symposium on Drug Addiction and Abuse

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The College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is hosting the first in a series of Mini-Symposiums on Drug Abuse and Addiction to bring together community practices and addiction science to better understand drug abuse and addiction in Tennessee and its impact on overall health outcomes. The first meeting will be… Read More


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UTHSC-Led Study Confirms Heart Implant Device Prevents Stroke in Patients with Irregular Heartbeat

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A new study by researchers at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and the University of Iowa provides good news for patients with atrial fibrillation (AFib), or irregular heartbeat, who are at greater risk for stroke but cannot tolerate long-term anticoagulation therapy, the first-line treatment to prevent stroke. The study determined that an implanted… Read More


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Nursing Research: Sepsis Survivors Express Need for Follow-Up Support

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Research led by a faculty member from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Nursing shows that survivors of sepsis feel a need for advocacy and support after discharge from the hospital. And these results have inspired further research into this vulnerable population. “Care during this period is fragmented, without systematic support for… Read More


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Altha Stewart Named Senior Associate Dean for Community Health Engagement in the College of Medicine

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  When the executive dean of the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center sought someone to lead a new initiative to further extend the work of the college into the community, one name rose to the top ­– Altha Stewart, MD. Dr. Stewart holds many titles at UTHSC. The newest… Read More