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UTHSC Scientists Join the Race Against Pancreatic Cancer

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Once a year, pancreatic cancer researchers at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center step outside the lab and help to beat cancer with their feet. The scientists on the Pancreatic Cancer Research Team led by Subhash Chauhan, PhD, professor in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, take part in the Kick It 5K, the largest… Read More


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Harris Cohen Shares Radiology Expertise With International Counterparts Through Traveling Lectures

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Harris L. Cohen, MD, chair of the Department of Radiology in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, has spent his career in pediatric, fetal, obstetrical, and gynecologic imaging. He also travels internationally to share his expertise in the field. Last May, he served as an International Visiting Professor (IVP)… Read More


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College of Nursing to Host Annual Alumni Weekend May 3-4

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) College of Nursing will host its annual Alumni Weekend May 3-4. The weekend begins with the Nursing Alumni Awards luncheon on May 3 at 11:30 a.m. at the Memphis Botanic Garden, Sara’s Place, 750 Cherry Road. The cost is $40 per person. Awards will be given to… Read More


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College of Dentistry Give Kids A Smile Day 2019 Provides Free Dental Services Valued at $20,798

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On Thursday, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Dentistry welcomed 85 students from the Fields Roads and Whitehaven middle school campuses of Freedom Preparatory Academy for their annual Give Kids A Smile Day. Dentistry and dental hygiene students with supervision by faculty performed 958 free dental procedures valued at $20,798. This year… Read More


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New Advisory Board for UTHSC Meets February 14 in Memphis

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The advisory board for the University of Tennessee Health Science Center established by the UT FOCUS Act passed by the state legislature will hold its inaugural meeting February 14, 2019, on the UTHSC campus in Memphis. The meeting will be in Suite 305 of the Student-Alumni Center, 800 Madison Avenue, from 1 until 4 p.m.… Read More


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UTHSC Campus Police Announce S.A.F.E. Campaign Participation for Third Year

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The Campus Police Department at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) is partnering with the Tennessee Highway Safety Office (THSO) for its sixth annual Seatbelts Are For Everyone (S.A.F.E.) campaign. The campaign concludes August 1. This statewide initiative is designed to increase seatbelt usage and child passenger safety restraint usage through the implementation… Read More


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Learning About Others Key to Understanding

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Note: This month, the Office of Equity and Diversity will be talking with UTHSC leaders in recognition of Black History Month. Darrylinn Todd, EdD Associate Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs and Enrollment Services (AFSA) OED: What does Black History Month mean to you? Why is it important? Dr. Todd: Black History Month is a time of reflection,… Read More


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Pediatric Dentistry and Community Oral Health Raise Almost $5,000 to Grant Wish for Young Boy

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The Pediatric Dentistry and Community Oral Health Department in the College of Dentistry at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center raised almost $5,000 to grant a special wish for an Oklahoma boy. Teague Niebrugge, a seventh-grader at Dear Creek Middle School in Edmond, Oklahoma, lost his vision at age five. His family later learned… Read More