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Mozhui Awarded $418,000 Grant to Study Epigenetics of Aging

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Khyobeni Mozhui,PhD, an assistant professor in the Departments of Preventive Medicine and Genetics, Genomics and Informatics in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has received a $418,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health to study the epigenetics of aging. The two-year award will support the project, titled… Read More


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Student Government Association Executive Council Present Their Main Goals for the Year

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The Student Government Association Executive Council (SGAEC), which serves as the official liaison between the student body at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) had the opportunity recently to meet with Chancellor Steve J. Schwab, MD, and Executive Vice Chancellor and Chief Operations Officer Ken Brown, JD, MPA, PhD, FACHE. The meeting was… Read More


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UTHSC Students Promote Tobacco-Free Lifestyles Through TAR WARS Elementary Education Program

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  On October 4th, over 100 medical, occupational therapy and pharmacy students from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) took time out of their schedules to teach TAR WARS, a school-based, tobacco-free education program, to a total of 800 students at 10 local Memphis elementary schools. The students educated mostly fourth and fifth… Read More


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UTHSC Welcomes 984 New Students to Campus

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center kicked off the back-to-school season by welcoming 984 new students to campus. Eight orientations were held to acclimate the 127 Dentistry, 97 Graduate Health Sciences, 229 Health Professions, 169 Medicine, 187 Nursing, and 175 Pharmacy students to campus. The new fall class had an increase in enrollment of… Read More


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Finkelstein Coming to UTHSC as Reeves Distinguished Visiting Professor in Nutrition September 11

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Eric Finkelstein, PhD, MHA, will be the featured professor for the Mildred A. Reeves Distinguished Visiting Professorship (DVP) in Nutrition Lecture Series September 11. The professorship is sponsored by the Department of Preventive Medicine in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC). Dr. Finkelstein is a professor of Health… Read More


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Medical Mission Work a Family Calling for UTHSC Surgeon

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For surgeon Nia Zalamea, medical mission work is a family affair. An assistant professor of surgery at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, she has done medical mission work annually in the Philippines since 1999 with her father, a nurse anesthetist, and mother, a nurse, both of whom were born in that country and… Read More


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3-D Anatomy Table Gives UTHSC Students An Interactive Edge in Learning

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Students at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) are being equipped to learn in a fun and interactive way, thanks to the Anatomage, a 3-D table that displays the human anatomy. The table became available on campus after the UTHSC Student Government Association Executive Council (SGAEC) decided that the table would be an… Read More


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G.E.M.S. Mentoring Group’s Annual Tea Party Leaves a Lasting Impact on Young Ladies Destined for Success

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Twenty-five young ladies left the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) better prepared for success after participating in the Girls Empowered and Mentored for Success (G.E.M.S.) afternoon tea party. The mentoring group’s third annual event was held on June 24. G.E.M.S. is sponsored by the Shelby County Relative Caregiver Program at UTHSC. The event… Read More