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Post-Graduation Spotlight: Laura Sherwood Reflects on Prestigious Fellowship Experience

This past summer, College of Medicine graduate Laura Sherwood took advantage of a very prestigious opportunity. She was granted one of 14 fellowship slots in the 2016 Fellowships at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics Medical program (FASPE), an international program with an applicant pool of around two hundred.… Read More

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UTHSC’s Altha Stewart, MD, Named President-Elect of American Psychiatric Association, Becomes First African-American to Lead the Organization

Altha Stewart, MD, associate professor of psychiatry and director of the Center for Health in Justice Involved Youth at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), today was named president-elect of the American Psychiatric Association (APA). She is the first African-American to lead the more than 37,000-member organization, which… Read More

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Michelle Martin, PhD, is Founding Director of the Center for Innovation in Health Equity Research at UTHSC

Michelle Martin, PhD, came to the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) to make a difference in health outcomes for racial and ethnic minorities diagnosed with cancer. As the director of UTHSC’s new Center for Innovation in Health Equity Research: A Community Cancer Alliance for Transformative Change, she plans… Read More

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College Spotlight: The UTHSC College of Medicine; Making an Impact on the Health of the City of Memphis

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) College of Medicine wants to make an impact on the health of the city of Memphis. The college has been focusing on its clinical, research, educational and service mission to the community with a focus on care to support health and wellness.… Read More

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Memphis Dermatologist and UTHSC Alumnus Robert J. Kaplan Honored by UT President’s Council for Outstanding Philanthropic Support, Leadership, Service

Robert J. Kaplan, MD, a prominent Memphis dermatologist, generous philanthropist, and long-time patron of the University of Tennessee, was awarded the Jim and Natalie Haslam Presidential Medal on Friday during the 2017 University of Tennessee President’s Council Awards Dinner at The Peabody. The medal is given to individuals who have a… Read More

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Guy Reed, MD, of UTHSC Appointed Interim Executive Vice President of Medical Affairs for Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) and Methodist Le Bonheur HealthCare (MLH) announce the appointment of Guy Reed, MD, to the position of Interim Executive Vice President of Medical Affairs for MLH. Dr. Reed, Lemuel Diggs Professor of Medicine and chair of the Department of Medicine, is a… Read More

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Four University of Tennessee Health Science Center Faculty Named 2017 UT Research Foundation Maturation Fund Winners

The University of Tennessee Research Foundation (UTRF) announced its 2017 Maturation Funding recipients on December 15, 2016, granting four University of Tennessee Health Science Center faculty inventors $15,000 each to further develop their technology and answer important commercialization questions. Each year UTRF awards grants through its annual Maturation Funding program… Read More

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University of Tennessee Health Science Center Alumna Dr. Christina Rosenthal Featured on Local Memphis

Local dentist and UTHSC alumna Dr. Christina Rosenthal was on Local Memphis Live on ABC 24 to discuss her “Determined to Be a Doctor Someday” program, sponsored by UTHSC, Delta Dental, and Paradigm Dental Center, LLC. Held at UTHSC, the program encourages minority and underrepresented students’ interests in pursuing careers in… Read More