Category: Clinical Care


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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


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West Cancer Center Announces Multi-Million Dollar Gift by Jack and Betty Moore for Women’s Cancer Research

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West Cancer Center announced today a personal significant gift from Jack and Betty Moore to The University of Tennessee/West Institute for Cancer Research, the fundraising arm of West Cancer Center. This generous commitment to the UT/West Institute’s Capital Campaign is in honor of West Clinic’s founder, and the Moores’ brother-in-law, William H. West, MD, who… Read More


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OB/GYN Chair at UTHSC College of Medicine in Chattanooga Studying Possible Treatment for Preeclampsia

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In 2008, Beth Frazer was almost 20 weeks into what she thought was a healthy first pregnancy when a routine doctor’s visit detected a problem that sent her to the hospital, cost the lives of the twins she carried and almost took her life. Frazer, who lives in Nashville, was diagnosed with preeclampsia, a complication… Read More


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Dr. Ed Boling, Former UT President, Dies at Age 93

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Dr. Edward J. Boling, president of the University of Tennessee system from 1970 to 1988, died on Thursday at the age of 93. Dr. Boling’s 18 consecutive years as UT president make up the longest recent term of service in the office. Before his appointment as president, Dr. Boling was UT’s vice president for development… Read More


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Dr. Marie Chisholm-Burns, Dean of the UTHSC College of Pharmacy, Receives Clinician of Distinction Award from American Society of Transplantation

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Marie Chisholm-Burns, MPH, MBA, FCCP, FASHP, dean and professor in the College of Pharmacy at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), received the Clinician of Distinction Award from the American Society of Transplantation at the recent 2015 American Transplant Congress in Philadelphia. The prestigious award is given to a non-physician clinician who is… Read More


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University Distinguished Professor Michael Carter Receives 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award from National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties

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The National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties (NONPF) has selected Michael Carter, DNSc, DNP, FAAN, DCC, as the recipient of its 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award. Dr. Carter, a University Distinguished Professor in the Department of Advanced Practice and Doctoral Studies in the College of Nursing at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), received… Read More