Category: Clinical Care


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UT President Joe DiPietro Gives First State of UT Address; System is Strong and Accomplishing More Every Day

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The state of the University of Tennessee is as strong as the depth and breadth of its impact, UT President Joe DiPietro said in his first-ever State of the University address Tuesday, February 16. Before a capacity live crowd and hundreds more watching a streaming webcast, DiPietro also declared UT’s position on recent issues. “Despite… Read More


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Vanessa Morales-Tirado of the Hamilton Eye Institute at UTHSC Receives $50,000 Grant for Ocular Immunology Research

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At the Hamilton Eye Institute at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), ophthalmology and immunology are joining forces to advance medicine. Vanessa Morales-Tirado, MS, PhD, assistant professor in the Department of Ophthalmology, and the Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Biochemistry in the College of Medicine at UTHSC, is using her background in immunology… Read More


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College of Pharmacy Researchers Dr. Theodore Cory and Santosh Kumar Are Working Together to Battle HIV and AIDS

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  Two researchers – one established, one starting his career. Each joined the UTHSC College of Pharmacy faculty in the fall of 2014. Each has a question related to HIV/AIDS. While one is taking a clinical approach and hopes to find a better delivery of drugs to treat the disease, the other is looking for… Read More


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New West Cancer Center Opens, Bringing ‘New Day’ in Comprehensive, Multidisciplinary Cancer Care to Mid-South

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The East Campus location of West Cancer Center is “our chance to reinvent care for the high disease burden that cancer inflicts on our citizens,” David Stern, MD, the Robert Kaplan Executive Dean of the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), said Tuesday at the opening ceremony for the… Read More


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Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare and the University of Tennessee Health Science Center Receive $40 Million Gift

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Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare (MLH) and the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) today announced a $40 million gift, the largest single donation in the healthcare system’s nearly 100-year history. The anonymous gift will be used to transform the current Methodist University Hospital Transplant Institute (a partnership between MLH and UTHSC) from a leading transplant program,… Read More


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Photo Exhibition Honors African-American Breast Cancer Survivors; Raises Awareness of Early Detection, Treatment

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“If you’ve got it, fight it.” That’s what Corine Bradford had to say about breast cancer when she spoke to the crowd gathered at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) for a recent event to raise awareness of the disease among women in the African-American community in Memphis and the Mid-South. Bradford, a… Read More


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UTHSC Receives $344,224 for Strong Start for Mothers and Newborns Program

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) has received $344,224 to support prenatal care among women who are at risk of having preterm births. The funding is provided through a cooperative agreement with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ (CMS) Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation, under the Strong Start for Mothers and Newborns Program.… Read More


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Health Care Heroes Award Winners Reflect UTHSC’s Commitment to Excellence in Health Education, Research and Delivery

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The 2015 Health Care Heroes Awards bestowed by the Memphis Business Journal are proof that The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) is making a difference in Memphis and beyond. Two longtime UTHSC physicians received Health Care Heroes Awards for their work. UTHSC also was well represented among finalists in the annual awards that… Read More