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Dr. M. Boyd Gillespie Named Chair of the Department of Otolaryngology at UTHSC

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M. Boyd Gillespie, MD, MSc, FACS, has been named chair of the Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC). Dr. Gillespie comes to UTHSC from the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) in Charleston, where he was a professor and… Read More

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Researcher Subhash Chauhan Receives $3.4 Million in Grants for Pancreatic Cancer Research

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Subhash C. Chauhan, PhD, a professor in the Departments of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Pathology in the UTHSC Colleges of Pharmacy and Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has received two grants totaling $3.4 million to develop targeted nanomedicine for pancreatic cancer. Pancreatic cancer is the fourth leading… Read More

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UT Health Science Center To Host Community Event to End Domestic Violence; Build Healthy Relationships

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On Saturday, October 1, 2016, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) will partner with the Memphis Crisis Center, Family Safety Center and Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc., to present a community event aimed at ending domestic violence, resolving conflicts peacefully and building healthy relationships. “Bridging Troubled Waters, a… Read More

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Dr. Linda Myers Receives $1.67 Million Grant for Rheumatoid Arthritis Research

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Linda Myers, MD, of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) has received a grant totaling $1.67 million for research into autoimmune arthritis. Dr. Myers, a professor in the Department of Pediatrics in the UTHSC College of Medicine, hopes her work will lead to the development of new therapeutic approaches. Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is… Read More

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Minority High School Students Come to UTHSC Aug. 27 to Learn About Careers in Health Care

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Christina Rosenthal, DDS, MPH, knows firsthand how hard it can be for a minority student from a disadvantaged background to consider a career in health care. Dr. Rosenthal came from a low-income background in North Memphis, and graduated from the College of Dentistry at the University of Tennessee Health Science… Read More

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The UTHSC College of Dentistry to Unveil Bronze Bust Honoring Alumnus and Former Gov. Winfield Dunn

Sculpture Will Have Prominent Place in Lobby of Namesake Dental Building When the College of Dentistry at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center needed to raise money to update its building and equipment roughly a decade ago, former Gov. Winfield C. Dunn, a 1955 graduate of the college, stepped… Read More