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Two from UTHSC Receive 2018 University of Tennessee President’s Awards

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Two outstanding faculty members from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center were among the winners of the 2018 University of Tennessee President’s Awards. The awards are the UT System’s highest honor for faculty and staff. UTHSC’s Samuel Dagogo-Jack, MD, and Trevor Sweatman, PhD, were two of the four honored today with the awards. The… Read More


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Stern Member of State Task Force on Addiction Medicine Education

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David M. Stern, MD, vice chancellor for Health Affairs for Statewide Initiatives at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, has been a tireless advocate for improving medical education in order to better diagnosis, treat, and prevent addiction. He was recently named to the new Tennessee Commission on Pain and Addiction Medicine Education established by… Read More


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Dr. Will Ross Speaks on Topic of Social Disparities in Health Care as part of Black History Month at UTHSC

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Will Ross, MD, MPH, professor of medicine and associate dean of diversity at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis said he chose a career in medicine because of his upbringing in Memphis. During a presentation at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center on Friday, he shared his experiences of growing up in… Read More


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Todd Named Interim Associate Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs and Enrollment Services

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Darrylinn Todd, EdD, has been named interim associate vice chancellor of Student Affairs and Enrollment Services at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC). The position will directly report to Lori Gonzalez, PhD, vice chancellor of Academic, Faculty, and Student Affairs at UTHSC. In this role, she will provide executive leadership for and oversee… Read More


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UTHSC Names Zhongjie Sun Chair of the Department of Physiology

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Zhongjie Sun, MD, PhD, FAHA, has been named chair of the Department of Physiology in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) and deputy director of the UT-Methodist Cardiovascular Institute. He will assume his new role in April. Dr. Sun comes to UTHSC from the University of Oklahoma College… Read More


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UTHSC Helps ‘Lost Boy’ Find a Home

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A civil war in Southern Sudan forced Deng Maluk to flee his home in 1987. He was 8 years old and alone. Maluk, now an alumnus of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, returned home last year for the first time since he was a boy. After 18 hours on a plane, an overnight… Read More


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Burchum’s Book Wins Second Place in AJN Book of the Year Category

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A textbook co-authored by Jacqueline Burchum, DNSc, FNP-BC, CNE, associate professor in the College of Nursing at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), was awarded second place in the American Journal of Nursing’s (AJN) 2017 Book of the Year Award in the Adult Primary Care category. The book, “Lehne’s Pharmacotherapeutics for Advanced Practice… Read More


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UTHSC Adopts Innovative Model for Student Mental Health Services

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When third-year medical student Hannah Ashitey was preparing for a major exam, she turned to the Office of Student Academic Support Services and Inclusion (SASSI) for help with her studies. Ashitey got more than just academic assistance, and she believes the help made a big difference in her success. “I went to SASSI and was… Read More