Category: Clinical Care


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Focusing on Clinical Excellence

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Check out the latest issue of the UTHSC College of Dentistry Magazine. In this issue you’ll meet the new dean, Dr. James Ragain and learn about his vision for clinical excellence; discover how the new Department of General Dentistry is improving continuity in dental education; find out the many ways the college is making dental… Read More


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UTHSC College of Medicine Launches Bariatric Surgery Program

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Bariatric surgeon Virginia ‘Jenny’ Weaver, MD, is passionate about helping people struggling with their weight to achieve weight-loss solutions. “To see the changes that happen in a person’s overall health and their life as a result of this surgery and losing weight, I can’t imagine a more rewarding job,” she said. Dr. Weaver, along with… Read More


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Meeting of New UTHSC Advisory Board Canceled

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Due to scheduling conflicts, the inaugural meeting of the new advisory board for the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, which was originally set for January 10 in Nashville, has been canceled. It will be rescheduled for a later date. Only a bare quorum of four members was available to attend the meeting. Although the… Read More


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Dedicated to a Healthy Community

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Check out the latest issue of the UTHSC College of Nursing magazine. In this issue you’ll discover the many ways the college is dedicated to building a healthy community in the Mid-South; learn about the Center for Community Partnerships and Nursing Innovation and how its forging local and global relationships; find out which universities are… Read More


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Lactation Rooms Now Available for Use At UTHSC

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The Offices of Equity and Diversity (OED) and Human Resources (HR) are working collaboratively with the campus administration at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center to address issues related to pregnancy and breastfeeding on campus. As a result, two new private spaces for nursing mothers are now available in OED (920 Madison, Suite 825)… Read More


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Pediatric Acute Care Graduate Brings Awareness to Smoking Cessation

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Jamila Smith-Young graduated from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville with a degree in microbiology and began her career doing asthma research before interning with the pulmonary unit at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital. Eight years later, through a quality improvement project, she is changing the way the pulmonary division interacts with patients whose parents smoke.… Read More


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Physician Assistant Program Raises Profile on Campus, Across the State

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Moving from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Health Professions into the College of Medicine was a critical turning point for the Physician Assistant (PA) program. Not only did it help the program increase its visibility to physicians on campus, it did the same with partner hospitals and clinics across the state.… Read More


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Wells Named First Heber Simmons, Jr., Endowed Professor of Pediatric Dentistry

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The College of Dentistry has named Martha Wells, DMD, MS, as its first Heber Simmons, Jr., Endowed Professor of Pediatric Dentistry. Dr. Wells is the director of Graduate Pediatric Dentistry and an associate professor in the Department of Pediatric Dentistry and Community Oral Health. The Heber Simmons, Jr., Endowed Professorship of Pediatric Dentistry was established… Read More