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The UTHSC College of Medicine Internal Medicine Residency Program Announces Internal Medicine Chiefs for 2018-2019 Academic Year

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center Internal Medicine Residency Program has announced Manyoo Agarwal, MD, James Earl Corley III, MD, Natalie Dunlap, DO, Chris Jackson, MD, and Malia Willis, MD, as the Chief Resident class for the 2018-2019 academic year. Each year, the internal medicine residency program selects five residents… Read More

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UTHSC Department of Surgery Expands Research Efforts; Surgical Oncologist Evan Glazer Brings Ocular Melanoma Clinical Trial to UTHSC

Evan Glazer, MD, PhD, moved to Memphis last August for more than just the great barbecue. A surgical oncologist and a physician-scientist, Dr. Glazer was drawn to Memphis, and in particular the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), by what he sees as an opportunity to help develop a… Read More

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156 Seniors in the College of Medicine at UTHSC Offered Residency Positions On Match Day; Largest National Match on Record

On Friday, March 17, at the Memphis Botanic Gardens, the 2017 class of the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) discovered what their next step would be after graduation during UTHSC’s annual Match Day. Match Day brings together graduating medical students to reveal whether… Read More

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Professor Jonathan H. Jaggar, PhD, of The University of Tennessee Health Science Center Awarded $1.5 Million to Study Blood Pressure Regulation by Arterial Smooth Muscle Cell Ion Channels

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) recently awarded Jonathan H. Jaggar, PhD, Maury Bronstein Endowed Professor in the Department of Physiology at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), a $1,520,000 grant for his project titled “Blood Pressure Regulation by Smooth Muscle Cell Ion Channels.” The proposal is designed… Read More

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UTHSC Affiliates Participate in Prestigious Forensic Science Conference; Preceptorship Deadline March 15

Two medical students in the forensic medicine preceptorship program and a forensic pathology Fellow at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) presented their research at the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS) Annual Scientific Meeting in New Orleans last month. Having UTHSC affiliates at the event promotes the… Read More

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Christopher Waters, PhD, of UTHSC Receives $1.7 Million Grant to Study Mechanisms Related to Ventilator-Induced Lung Injury

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Christopher Waters, PhD, professor and interim chair of the Department of Physiology in the College of Medicine, has received a $1.7 million award from the National Institutes of Health for his project titled “ASK1 and Ventilator-Induced Lung Injury.” The study will examine the… Read More

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Department of Medicine and Alpha Omega Alpha To Host 2017 Research Day

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center Department of Medicine and the Alpha Omega Alpha Beta Tennessee Chapter will join forces on Friday, February 24 to present its annual Research in Medicine and Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Student Research Day. The event will take place from 3-6 p.m. in the… Read More

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UTHSC Hosts Strategic Planning Session to Discuss Ways to Improve Local Juvenile Justice System

  The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) and Altha Stewart, MD, director of the Center for Health in Justice Involved Youth at UTHSC, hosted a two-day strategic planning session for local leaders and juvenile justice professionals aimed at improving services for young people in the Shelby County justice… Read More