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UTHSC Trained Physician Receives Franklin D. Roosevelt Freedom of Worship Award

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A simple kind gesture with six words on a sign that read, “Heartsong Church welcomes Memphis Islamic Center,” served as a catalyst that sparked a lasting bond between the Memphis Islamic Center and the Heartsong Church nine years ago. That friendship grew into the Memphis Friendship Foundation, a group dedicated to fostering unity and understanding… Read More


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College of Medicine in Chattanooga Names Two New Vice Chairs

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R. Bruce Shack, MD, professor and dean of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine in Chattanooga, has named new vice chairs for two departments in the college. Mark Brzezienski, MD, FACS, has been appointed vice chair of the Department of Plastic Surgery. Benjamin Dart, MD, FACS, has been appointed vice chair… Read More


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UTHSC Makes ‘Top Workplaces’ List for Fourth Year

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center has been named one of the 2017 Top Workplaces in the Greater Memphis area by The Commercial Appeal. It is the fourth consecutive year the university has achieved the designation. The recognition is based solely on employee surveys conducted for the newspaper by Energage, a leading research firm on organizational… Read More


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Investigators at UTHSC Played Key Role in Study Prompting New Blood Pressure Guidelines

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Researchers at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and the Memphis Veterans Affairs Medical Center played a significant role in collecting data that resulted in the new guidelines announced last week for the prevention, detection, evaluation, and management of high blood pressure. The first comprehensive new high blood pressure guidelines in more than a decade… Read More


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UTHSC’s Ilana Graetz Honored as Emerging Leader in Managed Care Research

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  Ilana Graetz, PhD, an assistant professor in the Department of Preventive Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, is the recipient of the 2017 Seema S. Sonnad Emerging Leader in Managed Care Research Award. The American Journal of Managed Care (AJMC), the leading peer-reviewed journal focusing on issues in managed care, presents… Read More


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UTHSC Partners to Build Research, Entrepreneurship, and Commercialization in Biosciences

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) in Memphis, Memphis Bioworks Foundation, and TriMetis Life Sciences today announced the establishment of a partnership focused on research, discovery, entrepreneurship, and commercialization in biosciences and technology at the university. At the heart of the partnership are the joint university appointments of Steve Bares, PhD, president and… Read More


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UTHSC to Celebrate National Distance Learning Week November 6-10

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  The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) will celebrate National Distance Learning Week November 6-10. During this time, online and e-learning institutions across the nation will highlight distance education growth and its acceptance as a proven form of learning, while also educating faculty about distance learning and showcasing program accomplishments. Last fiscal year… Read More


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UTHSC/Le Bonheur Pediatrician Prescribes Books for All His Patients

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Memphis pediatrician Jason Yaun is committed to caring for the bodies and the minds of his patients. A graduate of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Medicine, Dr. Yaun, 35, is an assistant professor of pediatrics at UTHSC and a physician in the General Pediatrics Department at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital. Born… Read More