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Garrett Bowdle Selected As Core Ambassador for American Physical Therapy Association

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Second-year physical therapy student Garrett Bowdle has been selected to be a Core Ambassador for the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA). The position consists of serving as a communication liaison between the Student Assembly Board of Directors and each physical therapy and physical therapy assistant program in the state of Tennessee. The goal is to… Read More


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The Mid-South Lions Club Improving Lives Through The Gift of Sight

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The Mid-South Lions Club  may occupy only a small space in the lobby of the Hamilton Eye Institute (HEI) at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC),  but the group’s impact on the university’s ophthalmic community outreach efforts does not go unnoticed. Across the nation, Lions Clubs assist indigent patients who need something beyond… Read More


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College of Pharmacy American Pharmacists Association – Academy of Student Pharmacists Chapter Wins Chapter of the Year

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The American Pharmacists Association – Academy of Student Pharmacists (APhA-ASP) Chapter in the College of Pharmacy at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center was awarded Chapter of the Year during the organization’s 50th anniversary and annual meeting in Seattle. “The UTHSC College of Pharmacy students are the best and I am so very proud… Read More


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Trauma Physicians and Organizations Unite to Find Solutions to Violence in the Community

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Two local physicians have an up-close and personal view of the toll violence takes in Memphis, and they are joining with concerned representatives from community organizations to try to do something about it. Martin A. Croce, MD, FACS, a professor of surgery and chief of the Division of Trauma and Critical Care at the University… Read More


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New Dental Hygiene Community Fund Helps Those in Need

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Lynn Russell knows that even a small gift can make a big difference in someone’s life. Last fall, she collaborated with the College of Dentistry, the Office of Development and Alumni Affairs, and the Office of Finance to establish the Dental Hygiene Community Fund. The fund provides x-rays, dental exams, and cleanings for Memphians in… Read More


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UTHSC College of Medicine To Host Inaugural African-American Alumni Reunion April 26-28

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Since Alvin Crawford, MD, became the first African-American to graduate from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine in 1964, 400 additional African-American medical students have followed suit, making great strides in the field of medicine. Now, many are coming together to reflect on the past, grow in the present, and establish… Read More


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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