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MMDC To Begin Soft Launch of Groove Commuter Shuttle Line August 5

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Employees and students in the Medical District will soon have a new, free way to get around the area. Beginning Monday, the Memphis Medical District Collaborative (MMDC) in partnership with the Memphis Area Transit Authority (MATA) will host a soft launch of the Groove Shuttle, a commuter shuttle running between Harbor Town and the Memphis… Read More


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G. Nicholas Verne, MD, Named Chair of the Department of Medicine at UTHSC

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A distinguished educator, clinician and researcher, G. Nicholas Verne, MD, is the new chair of the Department of Medicine in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Dr. Verne, who was selected after an extensive national search, will also hold the Lemuel W. Diggs Alumni Professorship in Medicine. He will… Read More


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UTHSC Begins Campaign for Specialty License Plate

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Students, faculty, staff, alumni, and friends of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center may soon be able to show their school spirit wherever the road takes them. UTHSC has kicked off a campaign to get a collegiate license plate featuring the appropriate shades of green and orange and the UTHSC logo. Money generated from… Read More


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UTHSC Researcher Il Hwan Kim, PhD, Using Self-Made Technology to Research Neural Circuits and Their Role In Psychiatric Disorders

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Il Hwan Kim, PhD, assistant professor in the Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, has been awarded more than $1.53 million to identify neural circuit disfunction that may cause behavioral difficulties in several mental disorders. Difficulties with social interactions, as well as struggles… Read More


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Researcher Siamak Yousefi, PhD, of UTHSC Aims To Use Big Data and Artificial Intelligence To Detect Glaucoma

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Siamak Yousefi, PhD, assistant professor in the Department of Ophthalmology and the Department of Genetics, Genomics, and Informatics at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, was awarded an exploratory grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to use artificial intelligence as a tool to detect glaucoma early or in the beginning of its… Read More


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J. Patrick Ryan Named Senior Assistant Dean for Basic Science Curriculum for the College of Medicine at UTHSC

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J. Patrick Ryan, PhD, has been named senior assistant dean for Basic Science Curriculum in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC). Dr. Ryan, who has been with UTHSC since 1988, previously served as assistant dean for Basic Science Curriculum. He also is a professor in the Department of… Read More


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320 Children Provided Free Backpacks and Health Care Resources During Back To School Family Affair at UTHSC

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More than 320 students received free medical screenings, immunizations, and health information Saturday at the 31st annual Back to School Family Affair put on by Omega Ministries/Omega Healthy Practices and the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Faculty, staff, and students from multiple colleges at UTHSC were on hand, to offer oral health education, eye… Read More


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UTHSC College of Medicine Summer Camp Program Offers Teens Information on Health and Health Care Careers

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The College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center has launched a program this summer with the City of Memphis Parks System to educate area teens on basic health issues and introduce them to careers in health care. The UTHSC M.A.R.V.E.L. Summer Science Camp is being piloted at the camp at Hickory… Read More