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Walker Named Chair of Emergency Medicine at UTHSC College of Medicine

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Dr. Richard Walker

J. Richard Walker III, MD, MS, FACEP, has been named chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. He is also the founder and director for the Emergency Medicine Residency program at UTHSC. A 2005 graduate of the UTHSC College of Medicine, Dr. Walker has served as the… Read More


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Csaba Kovesdy Co-Authors Report on Worldwide Severity of Chronic Kidney Disease

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A researcher with the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is part of an elite international team that generated data revealing the magnitude and severity of kidney diseases worldwide. Csaba P. Kovesdy, MD, FASN, director of the Clinical Outcomes and Clinical Trials Program in Nephrology at UTHSC, is a contributing author on a newly published… Read More


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Narayanan Named Deputy Director of UTHSC Center for Cancer Research

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Dr. Rames Narayanan

Ramesh Narayanan, PhD, MBA, has been named the deputy director of the Center for Cancer Research at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Dr. Narayanan is a professor in the Division of Hematology and Oncology in the Department of Medicine in the UTHSC College of Medicine, Muirhead Endowed Professor of Pathology, and the director… Read More


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UTHSC Reaccredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

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The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) has reaffirmed its accreditation of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center for another 10 years. This reaccreditation is without any adverse findings or recommendations. Thus, UTHSC does not have any individual interim reporting requirements until the next full reaccreditation in 10 years. SACSCOC… Read More


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UTHSC to Graduate 149 New Health Care Professionals in 2021 Winter Commencement Ceremony

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center will hold its 2021 Winter Commencement ceremony Monday, December 13, at 11 a.m., at the Cannon Center for the Performing Arts. Degrees will be presented to 149 graduates, including 58 from the College of Nursing, 35 from the College of Medicine, 43 from the College of Graduate Health… Read More


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New Student Choir Plans Holiday Concert for Campus December 10

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The Hippocratic Notes, a new choral group of M1s, plan a free holiday concert on Friday at noon in the Schreier Auditorium in the Student-Alumni Center.

It was 68 degrees in Memphis last Tuesday afternoon, but a group of students from the UTHSC College of Medicine were in the Student-Alumni Center singing, “Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow.” All M1s, they are members of the Hippocratic Notes, a new student choir at UTHSC. They were practicing for their… Read More


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Buckley Confirmed as New Chancellor for the University of Tennessee Health Science Center

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Dr. Peter Buckley

Peter F. Buckley, MD, became the 11th chancellor of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) today, after a unanimous confirmation vote by the University of Tennessee System Board of Trustees. His appointment is effective February 1, 2022. Most-recently dean of the School of Medicine at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) and executive vice president of medical affairs for the VCU Health… Read More


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UTHSC Advisory Board Holds Final Meeting for 2021

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Advisory Board met virtually Wednesday for its last meeting of 2021, receiving a condensed look at UTHSC Chancellor Steve Schwab’s 2021 State of the University Address and an overview of the numbers behind the university’s anticipated tuition recommendation for FY 2023. Anthony Ferrara, CPA, MAS, senior vice chancellor… Read More