Category: Clinical Care


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2019 NightinGala Salutes Nursing in Mid-South; New Awards Honor Nurse Heroes

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The College of Nursing at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center hosts its third-annual NightinGala May 4 to salute the accomplishments of nurses and the impact the profession has on the community. The 2019 gala features a keynote address by Ann Cashion, PhD, RN, FAAN, acting director and scientific director of the National Institute… Read More


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Two from UTHSC Honored with UT President’s Awards

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Two distinguished representatives of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center were among the winners of the 2019 UT President’s Awards announced today by UT Interim President Randy Boyd. Karen C. Johnson, MD, MPH, UTHSC College of Medicine Endowed Professor in Women’s Health, and Kathy Gibbs, MEd, MS, NCC, BCC, assistant vice chancellor for the… Read More


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Nina Sublette Goes to Washington D.C. To Discuss HIV-Related Changes To Medicare Part D

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The city of Memphis ranks sixth in the country for the highest number of HIV cases. If proposed changes to Medicare Part D are approved, one of the most significant changes that would take effect would be the removal of protected class status of medications used to treat HIV, meaning that patients may not receive… Read More


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Michael Wiggins Named President Of Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital

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Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital announced today that Michael Wiggins, MBA, FACHE, will become its next president. He will begin his tenure April 8, 2019. Wiggins comes to Le Bonheur from Children’s Health in Dallas, Texas, where he served as senior vice president of Clinical Operations and the Northern Market and administrator of the Children’s Medical… Read More


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Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital to Expand Heart Institute

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Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital will expand its Heart Institute with a two-story, $37.6 million addition. This expansion will add 19 additional beds to the Heart Institute to create a 31-bed dedicated Cardiovascular Unit. The hospital will expand west to the corner of Poplar Avenue and Dunlap Street. “We are proud of the Heart Institute’s growth.… Read More


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UTHSC Mobile Stroke Unit Receives $1.1 Million Grant From Assisi Foundation of Memphis

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center announced today that the Assisi Foundation of Memphis has awarded a $1.1 million grant to the UTHSC Mobile Stroke Unit. Launched in 2016, the UTHSC Mobile Stroke Unit is a 14-ton stroke emergency room on wheels with hospital-grade CT equipment. It is designed so that diagnosis and treatment… Read More


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New UTHSC Advisory Board Holds First Meeting

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The new UTHSC Advisory Board held its first meeting Thursday in the Student Alumni-Center on the Memphis campus. Each UT campus across the state is now served by an advisory board of five public members, one faculty member, and one student member. The boards were established by the UT FOCUS Act passed by the state… Read More


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College of Dentistry Give Kids A Smile Day 2019 Provides Free Dental Services Valued at $20,798

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On Thursday, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Dentistry welcomed 85 students from the Fields Roads and Whitehaven middle school campuses of Freedom Preparatory Academy for their annual Give Kids A Smile Day. Dentistry and dental hygiene students with supervision by faculty performed 958 free dental procedures valued at $20,798. This year… Read More