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The Communications and Marketing Department at UTHSC Receives Three Awards in International Competition

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The Communications and Marketing Department at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) was recognized with three awards in two recent international competitions. The department received a Gold Award for each of its two entries in the 2015 Hermes Creative Awards and was a winner for its single entry in the 2015 Communitas Awards… Read More


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UTHSC Raises $3,381.42 in Six Hours for Nepal Earthquake Relief

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Donations for Nepal earthquake relief came in a range of sizes today, from coins and $1 bills to checks for more than $100. Together team members at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) raised $3,381.42 in six hours and delivered the funds to the local Red Cross office before the close of business… Read More


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UT Health Science Center Holds Nepal Earthquake Relief Fund Drive April 29

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Faculty, staff and students at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) are set to raise funds for Nepal earthquake relief on Wednesday, April 29. UTHSC will collect donations from all members of the Memphis Medical Center community and greater Memphis who wish to donate. From 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., UTHSC team members… Read More


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Registration Opens for 13th ‘All Days Are Happy Days’ Summer Camp, Targeting Children with ADHD, Organized by UTHSC

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Every year more than 11 million children and adults attend camp in the United States, according to the American Camping Association. For Memphis children who have been diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), the UT Boling Center for Developmental Disabilities has opened registration for its 13th “All Days Are Happy Days” summer day camp.… Read More


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Social Workers Ashley Annestedt and Malissa Duckworth of UTHSC to Lead 2015 Conference for the Association for Successful Parenting

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The Association for Successful Parenting (TASP) is hosting the seventh biannual A Chance to Parent Conference with this year’s theme, “Promoting Change Through Advocacy, Policy and Practice.” The international event will be held Oct. 11 and 12 in Memphis, Tennessee. Ashley Annestedt, LCSW, and Malissa Duckworth, LCSW, social workers at the Boling Center for Developmental Disabilities in the… Read More


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The 2015 Frank M. Norfleet Forum for the Advancement of Health to Focus on Alcohol Use Disorders and Populations Most at Risk

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National and Local Speakers Discuss Genetic Factors in Alcohol Abuse; Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder; Perils of Mixing Energy Drinks and Alcohol Alcohol use disorder (AUD), characterized by misuse of alcohol despite negative physical, mental, personal, financial or legal consequences, is a major national public health issue.


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2015 Neuroscience Institute Symposium at UTHSC To Focus on the Neurobiology of Appetite

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Understanding appetite is key to unlocking the grip of obesity. The Neuroscience Institute at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) will host a symposium on Tuesday, April 21, focusing on how the brain controls the appetite, and thus influences obesity.


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Minority Students Given Keys to Future Success at UTHSC Mentoring Symposium

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“Why cluck with the chickens when you can be soaring with the eagles,” Samuel Dagogo-Jack, MD, director of the Department of Endocrinology at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), told 150 minority high school and college students invited to campus on March 26 and 27 for the second annual Dr. M. Alfred Haynes… Read More