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UTHSC Physician Assistant Program Granted Accreditation-Continued Status

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The Physician Assistant Program in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center has been granted accreditation-continued status by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant, Inc. (ARC-PA). The UTHSC Physician Assistant Program received a 10 year accreditation, the highest given by ARC-PA. The accreditation-continued status is granted… Read More


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Colleen Jonsson, PhD, to Lead New Center of Excellence Established to Combat Harmful Mosquito-Transmitted Viruses

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Colleen Jonsson, PhD, professor and Endowed Van Vleet Chair of Excellence in Virology at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has been awarded over $21 million in funding to establish a Center of Excellence for Encephalitic Alphavirus Therapeutics program aimed at advancing the discovery and development of potent antiviral drug candidates targeting several… Read More


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UTHSC Updates Campus Master Plan for Growth

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Nearly five years after launching its first Campus Master Plan in decades, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is beginning the process of updating its blueprint for growth. The 2019 UTHSC Campus Master Plan Update will present the long-term vision for the campus, linking the university’s future strategic and academic plans, facilities planning, and… Read More


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Jon McCullers, MD, Named to Additional Leadership Role in UTHSC College of Medicine

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Jon McCullers, MD, professor and chair of the Department of Pediatrics in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and pediatrician-in-chief of Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital, has taken on an additional role with the UTHSC College of Medicine. College of Medicine Executive Dean Scott Strome, MD, named Dr. McCullers to the… Read More


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UT Interim President Boyd Meets with Medical Students at UTHSC

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Jennings Dooley, a second-year medical student at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, wants to see state funding to increase medical residency slots in Tennessee. Representing a statewide student task force on the subject, Dooley sent an email to UT Interim President Randy Boyd, who has been a proponent of increasing medical residencies to… Read More


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Evan S. Glazer, MD, Awarded $100,000 Grant To Study Pancreatic Cancer Progression

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Evan S. Glazer, MD, PhD, FACS, assistant professor in the Division of Surgical Oncology and the Department of Surgery in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has been awarded $100,000 from the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract (SSAT) to study a protein’s role in pancreatic cancer… 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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Neurology Resident Plays Country Music’s Most Famous Stage

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UTHSC’s Chief Neurology resident William Mays, MD, joined the ranks of musicians including Johnny Cash, Hank Williams, Patsy Cline, and Dolly Parton, when his band, the Barbershop Boys, performed at the Grand Ole Opry 2019 Midwinter Convention. “I’ve had the privilege of being able to sing at some exciting places, but this by far is… Read More