Aaron Waite, MD, shows a patient a close up of a corneal ulcer, the white mark in the center of the photo. Those costume contact lenses may make you look like a zombie on “The Walking Dead,” but doctors from the Hamilton Eye Institute at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center warn that they… Read More
Category: Public Service
Two students and administrators from the Medical University of Sofia in Bulgaria come to campus. The College of Dentistry at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) welcomed dignitaries and two dental students from the Medical University of Sofia in Bulgaria in the first student exchange under a new Global Health Initiative. The… Read More
For more than 40 years, the Memphis Crisis Center has provided much-needed counseling to those in distress through a 24/7, volunteer-staffed hotline. But in the last few years, whether because of the economy or the troubled times, calls to the confidential lifeline (901-CRISIS7 or 901-274-7477) have gone up dramatically, from 14,103 in 2011 to 17,629… Read More
Infant Mortality Awareness Month Focus of Effort Memphis, Tenn. (Sept. 6, 2013) – The BLUES Project, a community outreach and research project aimed at addressing the problem of infant mortality, is hosting its seventh-annual Happy Birthday, BLUES community health information fair Sept.10 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Hollywood Community Center, 1560 N.… Read More
Rex Amonette, MD, and Robert Kaplan, MD Memphis, Tenn. (July 30, 2013) — The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) Dermatology Department in the College of Medicine has been officially named the Kaplan-Amonette Department of Dermatology, in honor of Robert Kaplan, MD, and Rex Amonette, MD. Drs. Kaplan and Amonette, both UTHSC dermatology alumni,… Read More
The UT Health Science Center is featured on Definitely Downtown, a TV show that portrays the lifestyle of those who live, work and play Downtown, all the while promoting what Downtown Memphis has to offer for those looking for a great time in the city.