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UTHSC Remains Committed To Diabetes Awareness and Research

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Since 2009, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center has raised more than $100,000 for diabetes research through the StepOut To End Diabetes campaign, the national  awareness campaign of the American Diabetes Association, as well as the Denim for Diabetes campaign, the local observance. Denim for Diabetes participants donate $5 and can wear jeans to… Read More


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UTHSC Advisory Board to Meet January 16 in Memphis

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The UTHSC Advisory Board will meet Thursday, January 16, 2020, at 1 p.m. in the OD Larry Dining Hall of the Student Alumni Center, 800 Madison Avenue, on the Memphis campus. Agenda items are: Approval of the minutes from the last meeting on September 30, 2019 Chancellor’s report Strategic Plan Update FY 2021 Tuition Proposal/Recommendation… Read More


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Aaron Baer Receives Esther Tsai Sugg Award

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Aaron Baer, a second-year medical student in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, has received the inaugural Esther Tsai Sugg Award from the Society of Asian Academic Surgeons (SAAS). Baer received the award for having the highest scoring abstract submitted to the Academic Surgical Congress (ASC) as a first… Read More


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‘UTHSC Stands Against Hate’ Campaign Receives Gold MarCom Award

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center and its Office of Communications and Marketing won a 2019 MarCom Award for the campus-wide campaign against hate that launched in late 2018. UTHSC received a Gold Award for the “UTHSC Stands Against Hate Campaign,” a collaborative effort by faculty, staff, and students to take a stand against… Read More


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Culinary Medicine Program Builds Nutrition IQ for Med Students; Now Extended to Faculty and Staff

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  Physician Susan Warner believes a good diet is a recipe for good health. A clinical pathologist, she is so passionate about the link between food and health that she became a certified culinary medicine specialist and professional chef. For the past several years, she has been working to spread the “Food is Health and… Read More


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M. Dennis Leo, PhD, Awarded $1.9 Million NIH Grant For Diabetic Vascular Disease Research

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The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded M. Dennis Leo, PhD, assistant professor in the Department of Physiology at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), a $1.9 million grant for his project titled “Chloride Channels in Diabetic Vascular Disease.” The study will investigate cellular signaling pathways damaged by diabetes and how they… Read More


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Nichols, Martindale-Adams Awarded $1.3 Million Grant for Veteran Caregiver Interventions

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The Department of Defense (DOD) has awarded a $1.3 million grant to researchers at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Center, and Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) to assist caregivers of veterans who are living with traumatic brain injury (TBI) and dementia. Linda Nichols, PhD, FGSA, FSfAA, professor in the… Read More


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Jefferies to Lead Tennessee Chapter of the American College of Cardiology

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John L. Jefferies, MD, MPH, is the new governor-elect of the Tennessee Chapter of the American College of Cardiology (TNACC) and will become governor of the organization in 2021. He believes these new positions will allow him to help Memphis and the University of Tennessee Health Science Center play leading roles in improving cardiac care… Read More