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UTHSC Raises $7,500 for Diabetes; Still Recruiting Team Members for StepOut to Stop Diabetes Walk and Expo

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The StepOut to Stop Diabetes kickoff held September 18 at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) saw the event’s biggest success to date. Through the “Jail or Bail” event, T-shirt sales, and donations to the Denim for Diabetes (D4D) campaign, Team UTHSC has raised over $7,500 in anticipation of the November 12 Memphis… Read More


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Study Led by UTHSC’s Karen C. Johnson, MD, Published in Obesity Journal

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The TARGIT study led by Karen Johnson, MD, MPH, Endowed Professor of Women’s Health in the UTHSC Department of Preventive Medicine, is published as an Editor’s Choice in the October issue of Obesity Journal. The journal is a publication of the Obesity Society, a scientific society dedicated to the study of obesity and its treatment.… Read More


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UTHSC’s Detlef Heck Participates in Unique Program Merging Science and Spirituality

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Detlef Heck, PhD, an associate professor at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, recently got the opportunity to participate in a unique mix of science and spirituality in a classroom more than 8,000 miles away from his home campus. As a faculty member of the Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology at UTHSC, he is… Read More


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UTHSC Celebrates 50 Years of the Physician Assistant Profession

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As the physician assistant (PA) profession is approaching its 50th year of existence, many people are still not aware of the occupation, what it entails, and the significant impact it has in the health care community. The PA’s role is to see patients, order tests, perform procedures, and assist in surgery. PAs can also see… Read More


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Chancellor Says Growth in Enrollment, Clinical Revenue Make 2016-2017 a Win

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s academic and clinical performance over the last year has been at “a national caliber level,” Chancellor Steve Schwab, MD, said during his annual State of the University Address. Revenues were the highest ever for the university, and student recruitment and performance continued an upward trajectory. “I think we’ve… Read More


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Defending Childhood Shelby Improving Landscape for Shelby County Youth

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Local leaders, youth services providers, health care professionals, and law enforcement personnel came together in the spirit of collaboration toward the goal of improving the lives of children in Shelby County during a Trauma Informed Care Summit at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. The summit was hosted by Defending Childhood Shelby, a federally… Read More


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West Cancer Center and UTHSC Welcome D. Neil Hayes, MD, MPH, to Lead Cancer Research Initiative

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Dr. Hayes to serve as Scientific Director, Medical Oncologist, and Van Vleet Endowed Professor West Cancer Center and the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) in partnership with St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital are proud to announce the appointment of D. Neil Hayes, MD, MPH, as the scientific director of the UT/West Institute for… Read More


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UTHSC’s Giancarlo Mari Wins 2017 Innovation Award

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center is dedicated to reducing the infant mortality rate in Shelby County and beyond, Giancarlo Mari, MD, FACOG, FAIUM, MBA, professor and chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, said Wednesday in accepting an award for the innovative work he leads to achieve this goal. Dr. Mari, who… Read More