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UTHSC Raises $7,913 in 2017 American Diabetes Association Campaign

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For its 2017 campaign for the American Diabetes Association (ADA), the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) raised a total of $7,913 to bring awareness to diabetes and support ongoing research. According to the ADA, someone is diagnosed with diabetes every 23 seconds. The Denim for Diabetes (D4D) Campaign raised $2,352 through T-shirt sales… Read More


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Live Memphis Annual Breast Cancer Summit February 3

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Memphis Breast Cancer Consortium (MBCC) will present the fourth-annual Live Memphis Breast Cancer Summit Saturday, February 3, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., at G.E. Patterson Family Life Center. Women of all ages are invited to come enjoy a day of life-saving breast health workshops and onsite mammograms. Live Memphis began as an engaging way… Read More


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Langsdon Named President of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

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Phillip R. Langsdon, MD, FACS, professor and chief of the division of Facial Plastic Surgery in the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennnessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), is now president-elect of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS). He was elected during… Read More


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Student National Medical Association to Host Dream Big Conference January 13

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More than 40 middle and high school students are expected to attend a conference Saturday, January 13, sponsored by the Student National Medical Association (SNMA) at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) and designed to mentor them by sharpening their social, cultural, and professional skills. The third annual Dream Big conference will be… Read More


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David C. Mills, Sr., Named Director of Government Relations for UTHSC

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“Memphis has more potential or promise than any city in America, and I want to be part of shaping its destiny,” said David C. Mills, Sr., the new director of government relations at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Mills comes to the university with more than three decades of work as a lobbyist… Read More


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Panda Named Fellow in the Royal College of Physicians- London

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Mukta Panda, MD, MACP, assistant dean for Medical Education and professor at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) College of Medicine in Chattanooga, has been named a Fellow in the Royal College of Physicians (RCP) – London. She will be recognized at the Royal College of Physicians 500th Anniversary Reception during their 2018… Read More


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Memphis Crisis Center Seeks Hotline Volunteers

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The Memphis Crisis Center, the area’s free, 24/7 crisis intervention hotline for almost 50 years, is seeking volunteers to answer calls. In the past five years, the center has handled more than 100,000 calls from Mid-Southerners suffering from all types of mental distress, said Mike LaBonte, executive director. Approximately 8,000 of those were suicide calls.… Read More


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Hamer Recognized By the West Tennessee Highway Safety Enforcement Initiative

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Officer James Hamer of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) Campus Police Department was recognized by the West Tennessee Highway Safety Enforcement Initiative for his dedication in the areas of speed and seatbelt enforcement in the medical district. He received an award during the organization’s quarterly meeting earlier this month in Denmark, Tennessee,… Read More