Category: Clinical Care


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College of Nursing Dean Wendy Likes Inducted into the Fellows of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners

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Wendy Likes, PhD, DNSc, ARNP-BC, dean of the College of Nursing at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, was among 88 nurse practitioners inducted into the Fellows of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (FAANP) at a ceremony held recently in San Antonio, Texas. The FAANP recognition is awarded to nurse practitioners who have… Read More


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UTHSC College of Medicine Student Travels to Madagascar as Part of World Health Organization’s Surgical Safety Checklist Team

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Traveling to 20 cities on the island of Madagascar to train local surgical teams is not what most medical students do between their third and fourth years of medical school. But Emily Bruno, a student in UT Health Science Center’s College of Medicine, did just that as a participant of the Program in Global Surgery… Read More


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Two UTHSC Medical Students Awarded Major Research Fellowships

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Two students from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) are among only 66 in the world receiving a fellowship from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) this year. Second-year medical students Jacob Basham and Terrence Terrell Jones have earned the award for a second consecutive year, which is even rarer. Through the fellowship,… Read More


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University Therapists Gets New Space on Campus

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Physical therapy is all about moving toward a better quality of life. University Therapists, an outpatient rehabilitation clinic operated by faculty members of the Department of Physical Therapy at UTHSC, has new space on campus to help clients on that journey. The practice, which is more than 30 years old, recently moved into renovated space… Read More


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College of Medicine Students Enter Clerkship Years

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The third year of medical school officially marks when students cross over to their clerkship years and begin seeing patients. For the past two years, students in the College of Medicine have been training and studying in classrooms and labs for the moment they can start their clinical rotations and examine patients for the first… Read More


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Anton Reiner, PhD, of UTHSC, Receives $1.35 Million Grant to Study New Treatments to Diminish Visual Deficits After Mild Traumatic Brain Injuries

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Anton Reiner, PhD, professor in the Departments of Anatomy & Neurobiology, and Ophthalmology in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has received $1.35 million from the U.S. Department of Defense to study the benefits of the drug Raloxifene as a therapy to help reduce visual impairment stemming from… Read More


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College of Dentistry Opens Clinics; Extends Statewide Reach

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For the College of Dentistry at UT Health Science Center, you could call 2015 “the year of the dental clinics, and 2016 “the year of statewide reach.” Last year, the college opened the doors of two dental clinics to serve the working poor in communities at either end of the state – Union City in… Read More


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The University of Tennessee College of Medicine Launches the World’s First Mobile Stroke Unit with Advanced CT Imaging Capabilities Including CT Angiography Imaging for the Brain and Blood Vessels

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The Mobile Stroke Unit in Memphis, where stroke incidence is 37 percent higher than the national average, is the first launched in the high-incidence Southeastern United States “Stroke Belt”  The University of Tennessee College of Medicine in Memphis, Tenn., today introduced the world’s most comprehensive Mobile Stroke Unit, capable of conducting and producing advanced quality… Read More