Category: Public Service


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McCullers Receives Dream Hero Award from Legacy of Legends Development Corporation

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Jon McCullers, MD, interim senior executive associate dean of Clinical Affairs and chief operating officer for the  College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, has been selected as a 2020 Dream Hero Award recipient by the Legacy of Legends Community Development Corporation. The Legacy of Legends Community Development Corporation is a… Read More


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UTHSC Medicine: Finding Tomorrow’s Cures

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The new issue of the College of Medicine Magazine spotlights the growing research enterprise within the college. In this issue you’ll meet the researchers working diligently to improve health and health care for the people of Tennessee including faculty who are improving outcomes for kidney and liver transplants, sickle cell disease, cancer, and cardiovascular disease.… Read More


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UTHSC’s Altha Stewart Works to Help Youth in the Bluff City

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In June, Altha Stewart, MD, stood on a Washington, D.C., stage to address a packed house at a black-tie benefit sponsored by actress Taraji P. Henson to raise money for the TV star’s foundation to build mental health awareness in the African American community. An associate professor of psychiatry at the University of Tennessee Health… Read More


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Foretia Helping to Extend UTHSC’s Global Footprint

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Surgeon Denis Foretia was born in Cameroon and has made it his mission to improve surgical care, research, and health outcomes in Africa. In doing so, this assistant professor in the Division of General Surgery at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is extending the university’s impact overseas and bringing knowledge and experience back… Read More


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Race For Sight 5K To Be Held February 29 To Assist With Local and International Vision Restoration Efforts

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Fourth-year medical student Adrianna Eder is excited to co-direct and coordinate logistics for the third-annual Race for Sight 5K. She is sharing race director duties with fourth-year medical students Caroline Awh and Barbara Smith. “I have thoroughly enjoyed being a part of this effort to raise money to restore vision,” she said. “This event would… Read More


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UTHSC Remains Committed To Diabetes Awareness and Research

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Since 2009, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center has raised more than $100,000 for diabetes research through the StepOut To End Diabetes campaign, the national  awareness campaign of the American Diabetes Association, as well as the Denim for Diabetes campaign, the local observance. Denim for Diabetes participants donate $5 and can wear jeans to… Read More


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UTHSC College of Pharmacy Ensuring Student Success

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In the new issue of the UTHSC Pharmacy Magazine you’ll learn how the college is expanding across the state with the opening of their new building on the Nashville campus, meet faculty and students who are combating the opioid epidemic in Tennessee, and discover the many ways the college is making tuition more affordable for… Read More


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UTHSC Advisory Board to Meet January 16 in Memphis

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The UTHSC Advisory Board will meet Thursday, January 16, 2020, at 1 p.m. in the OD Larry Dining Hall of the Student Alumni Center, 800 Madison Avenue, on the Memphis campus. Agenda items are: Approval of the minutes from the last meeting on September 30, 2019 Chancellor’s report Strategic Plan Update FY 2021 Tuition Proposal/Recommendation… Read More