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Jon McCullers, MD, Named to Shelby County Board of Health

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Jon McCullers, MD, has been appointed to the Shelby County Board of Health. Dr. McCullers is the senior associate dean for Clinical Affairs and chief operating officer for the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, and pediatrician-in-chief at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital. Dr. McCullers, who is also chair of Pediatrics… Read More


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Knoxville Couple Give $1 Million to UTHSC College of Dentistry To Open Dental Training Center in Knoxville

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Dr. Walter and Lynne Fain of Knoxville, Tennessee, have made a major gift of $1 million to help the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Dentistry launch a dental training center in Knoxville. Dr. Fain, a longtime Knoxville dentist, recalls that in the fall of 2019 at a University of Tennessee, Knoxville football… Read More


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Lyndsay Pittman Named Assistant Vice Chancellor for Enrollment Management

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Lyndsay Pittman, MEd, has been named assistant vice chancellor for Enrollment Management. She has served as the university registrar since 2018. Prior to coming to UTHSC, Pittman had served as Registrar for 10 years at three institutions in Oklahoma. She has over 16 years in higher education instruction, enrollment management, and student support services. “Lyndsay… Read More


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Kabra Champions Heart Disease Awareness for Women During Pandemic

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Rajesh Kabra, MD, FHRS, a professor in the Division of Cardiology in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, has a simple piece of advice for  women who may have or be at risk for heart disease during the pandemic: Don’t be deterred from seeking necessary medical attention for heart-… Read More


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Pharmacy Magazine: Heroes Train Here

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The Winter 2020 Issue of the College of Pharmacy Magazine introduces you to the faculty, staff, and students of the College of Pharmacy, who joined in UTHSC’s fight against the coronavirus and have exemplified what it means to be a hero in the face of a pandemic. In this issue, you can read stories on how the… Read More


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Claudette Jones Shephard Named Associate Dean of Diversity and Inclusion for the UTHSC College of Medicine

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Claudette Jones Shephard, MD, has been named the founding associate dean of Diversity and Inclusion for the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Medicine. She currently serves as an associate professor and interim chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology in the College of Medicine. “Last year was a very interesting year,… Read More


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Wilner’s Podcast Makes Feedspot.com’s 20 Physician Podcasts You Need To Know List for Second Year

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A podcast by Andrew N. Wilner, MD, FACP, FAAN, associate professor of neurology in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, was named among Feedspot.com’s  “Top 20 Physicians Podcasts You Must Follow in 2021.” “The Art of Medicine with Dr. Andrew Wilner” is hosted by Dr. Wilner, who serves as the… Read More


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Educational Assistance Benefit Lauded Among UTHSC Employees

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Thanks to the university’s support for employees to improve their knowledge and skills through its educational assistance benefit, many at UTHSC have advanced their degrees. “At the UT Health Science Center, our employees and their spouse or dependents can take advantage of the tuition waiver benefit,” said Chandra Alston, EdD, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, associate vice chancellor… Read More