Category: Clinical Care


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UTHSC Tracking COVID-19 Pandemic

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center is tracking the COVID-19 pandemic in Shelby County, the Memphis Metropolitan Area, and Tennessee. The statistical analyses are intended for use by the general public, as well as county and city government, law enforcement, and health care leaders to better understand the virus locally and to plan for… Read More


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Alternate-Care COVID-19 Hospital Construction Complete, UTHSC Poised to Manage Operations

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Richard Walker, MD, chair of emergency medicine and director of the emergency medicine residency program at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, watched Monday as the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers handed off the newly completed alternate-care hospital in the former Commercial Appeal Building on Union Avenue to state and local leaders for… Read More


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UTHSC Gold Humanism Honor Society Chapter Recognized with Exemplary Ranking

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Fourth-year medical student and UTHSC Gold Humanism Honor Society (GHHS) Chattanooga Student liaison, Larissa Wolf remembers when she received a care package during her second-year of medical school from the UTHSC Gold Humanism Honor Society (GHHS) chapter. The gift came just in time, since Wolf would be spending most of the year applying the information… Read More


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Graduate Health Sciences: Shaping the Future of Scientific Research

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In the latest issue of College of Graduate Health Sciences magazine you’ll learn about the college’s strategic and active approach to its in-state, national, and global relationships and how it’s enhancing the quality of research training of students, postdoctoral fellows, and faculty. In this issue, you’ll also have the opportunity to meet some of the… Read More


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UTHSC Advisory Board to Hold Virtual Meeting May 15

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  The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Advisory Board will hold a virtual meeting at 1 p.m. CDT May 15. Board members will be participating electronically or by telephone. Interested individuals are encouraged to watch the meeting online. Information to access the meeting is available at uthsc.edu/advisory-board/index.php. Items on the Advisory Board agenda include:… Read More


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World Renowned Pediatric Rheumatologist and Immunologist Terri Finkel, M.D., Ph.D. Joins UTHSC, Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital, and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

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Terri H. Finkel, M.D., Ph.D., a nationally known pediatric rheumatologist and immunologist, has joined the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital, and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in several leadership roles. Dr. Finkel was recruited to serve as professor and associate chair of the UTHSC College of Medicine Department of Pediatrics… Read More


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UTHSC Nursing Student Serves on COVID-19 Front Line in New York City

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Amber Gordon, RN, just completed 21 straight days of 12-hour shifts serving as a nurse in one of the hospitals that was hardest-hit by COVID-19 – Elmhurst Hospital in Queens, New York. Gordon, of Memphis, is a registered nurse and a student in the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program in the University of Tennessee… Read More


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UTHSC Leads Region’s Alternative-Care Hospital for COVID-19 Patients

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When the Governor Bill Lee came to Memphis Saturday to survey the city’s response to the novel coronavirus, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center stood front and center as the leader of a 400-bed, alternative-care field hospital that is being built by the Army Corps of Engineers in the former Commercial Appeal building at… Read More