Category: Clinical Care


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Dr. Mukta Panda of UT Health Science Center Named Outstanding Educator of Residents and Fellows by the American College of Physicians

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Mukta Panda, MD, FACP, assistant dean for Medical Education and Professor of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine at Chattanooga, has been awarded the Outstanding Educator of Residents and Fellows Award from the American College of Physicians (ACP). The honor will be presented to Dr. Panda during a ceremony… Read More


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Research Team Led by Dr. Jim Bailey Receives $5.2 Million to Study Effectiveness of Text Messaging and Health Coaching in Improving Outcomes for Vulnerable Populations

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Jim Bailey, MD, MPH, professor of Internal Medicine and Preventive Medicine in the College of Medicine and director of the Center for Health System Improvement at the University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center, has been approved for a $5.2 million funding award from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI). The funds, which will be distributed over four… Read More


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2016 LIVE! Summit Educates, Supports, Empowers; Spreads Message in the African-American Community about Early Detection and Treatment for Breast Cancer

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Alice Foxx and her daughter, Tabitha Foxx, say they are so close that where one goes, you’ll find the other. So when Alice got an email about the 2016 LIVE! breast cancer summit for African-American women, she shared it with Tabitha. Shortly after 8 a.m. on Feb. 6, the two women were having breakfast and… Read More


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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