Category: Clinical Care


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Fast Action by UT Mobile Stroke Unit Saves Alabama Man’s Life

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Seventy-three-year-old Gerald Sandlin was sitting up and smiling in a hospital bed in Memphis Thursday, happy to be alive just two days after he suffered a stroke on a Delta flight bound for Atlanta. Fast action by the staff of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Mobile Stroke Unit and the physicians at Methodist… Read More


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Roland Cruickshank Named President of Methodist University Hospital

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Roland Cruickshank, a dynamic and talented leader with more than 20 years of experience in health care administration, has been named the new president for Methodist University Hospital (MUH). He is currently president of Vintage Hospital Northwest Houston, which is part of the CHI St. Luke’s Health System. Cruickshank served five years as vice president… Read More


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$22,188 Worth of Free Dental Services Provided by the UTHSC College of Dentistry at Give Kids a Smile Day

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The College of Dentistry at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center recently participated in the American Dental Association’s annual Give Kids a Smile Day. Partnering with Freedom Preparatory Academy Charter School, the College of Dentistry provided 1,105 procedures to more than 80 children valued at $22,188. Give Kids a Smile Day was launched in… Read More


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Tejesh Patel Named Chair of the Department of Dermatology at UTHSC

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Tejesh Patel, MD, FAAD, has been named chair of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine’s Kaplan-Amonette Department of Dermatology. He previously served as interim chair. “Dr. Tejesh Patel was selected as our next chair of Dermatology based on his vision, ability to collaborate, and his attention to detail in clinical operations,”… Read More


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UTHSC’s Growth Dramatic Under Brown’s Guidance

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Note: This story appears in the January issue of Memphis Medical News. By Judy Otto, Memphis Medical News “I hear it all the time. People say, ‘The Health Science Center is one of Memphis’ best-kept secrets,” complains Dr. Kennard D. Brown, JD, MPA, PhD, FACHE, Executive Vice Chancellor and Chief Operations Officer at the University… Read More


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Campbell Awarded Public Health Nurse Creative Achievement Award

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The Public Health Nursing Section of the American Public Health Association has awarded Lisa A. Campbell, DNP, RN, PHNA-BC, alumna of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) College of Nursing, its 2017 Public Health Nurse Creative Achievement Award, which recognizes an individual’s exceptional and creative contribution to public health nursing administration, education, practice,… Read More


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Cohen Brings in Multiple Accolades

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Harris L. Cohen, MD, chair of the Department of Radiology in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) and the medical director of Radiology at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital, has been selected as an international visiting professor for the Radiological Society of North America’s International Visiting Professor (IVP) Program.… Read More


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Michael Carter Shaped Nursing at UTHSC and Beyond

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For more than three decades, Michael Carter has helped shape nursing education at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. In doing so, he has also been a major influence on the profession in Memphis, across Tennessee, nationally, and globally. Formerly dean of the UTHSC College of Nursing and now University Distinguished Professor of Nursing,… Read More