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College Spotlight: The UTHSC College of Dentistry Continues Its Commitment to Expand and Address the Pressing Needs In the Community

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Dentistry is fulfilling its commitment to serve the needs of the underserved in our communities. New clinics have opened across the state — in Jackson, Union City, Bristol and recently, Chattanooga – with a new dental sleep medicine clinic slated to open in the spring. The… Read More


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College Spotlight: College of Health Professions’ Educational Agenda Extends Beyond the Classroom

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The College of Health Professions (COHP) at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) is committed to creating educational programs that extend beyond the classroom and into the community. “Students in allied health professions, as in other health care disciplines, recognize that they have responsibilities that go beyond academic instruction,” said Lori Gonzalez, PhD,… Read More


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Professor Gabor Tigyi, MD, PhD, Receives Honorary Doctorate from Semmelweis University in Budapest

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Gabor J. Tigyi, MD, PhD, professor in the Department of Physiology in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has received an honorary doctorate from Semmelweis University in Budapest, Hungary. Dr. Tigyi, who was born in Hungary, is the Harriet Van Vleet Endowment Professor in the Department of Physiology… Read More


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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center To Graduate 135 Health Care Professionals During Winter Commencement

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) will graduate 135 new health care professionals at its winter commencement. It will take place on Friday, December 16, 2016, at 1:30 p.m. at the Cook Convention Center Grand Ballroom, 255 N. Main Street. “The faculty and staff of UTHSC celebrate the success of our graduates,” said… Read More


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UTHSC College of Medicine Named Among ’10 to Watch’ in 2017 by Greater Memphis Chamber

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For David Stern, MD, Robert Kaplan Executive Dean of the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, a primary goal is “to see the university become essential to the fabric of health and wellness in our community.” Since he joined UTHSC five years ago, the College of Medicine has made great… Read More


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MaryAnn Clark Named Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center

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  MaryAnn Clark, EdD, has been named the associate vice chancellor for academic affairs for the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC). Dr. Clark received her Bachelor of Science degree in physical therapy from The Ohio State University. She went on to earn a Master of Arts degree from New York University in pathokinesiology and… Read More


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The University of Tennessee College of Medicine’s Center for Addiction Science Recognized as First Center of Excellence in Addiction Medicine in the Country

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The University of Tennessee College of Medicine’s Center for Addiction Science was recognized today as the first Center of Excellence In Addiction Medicine by The Addiction Medicine Foundation. The Center for Addiction Science was founded to address the untreated addiction epidemic, not only in Memphis, but across the country. The center provides clinical treatment services… Read More


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Kaplan-Amonette Department of Dermatology at UTHSC Growing; Expanding Clinical Practice

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If you have a suspicious-looking mole or a strange patch on your skin, Tejesh Patel, MD, FAAD, has some advice – get it checked out. And he wants you to know that, as faculty and staff at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), the Kaplan-Amonette Department of Dermatology is ready to help. “We’re… Read More