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BSA Banquet Honors Outstanding UTHSC Students

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The Black Student Association (BSA) at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center honored eight outstanding students Friday evening at its Annual Awards & Recognition Banquet.     Held in the OD Larry Dining Hall of the Student-Alumni Center, the banquet included a keynote address by Judy C. Martin, PhD, FNP-BC, chief nursing officer for the… Read More


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Thrive In Your Strengths, Learn From Your Weaknesses

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Note: This month, the Office of Equity and Diversity will be talking with UTHSC leaders in recognition of Black History Month. Kara Caruthers, PA-C Associate Professor Assistant Program Director Director of Community Engagement, Diversity, and Recruitment Physician Assistant Program College of Medicine OED: What does Black History Month mean to you? Why is it important? Caruthers: I… Read More


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Couple’s Individual Cancer Research Published in Prestigious Cancer Journal

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Susan Miranda, PhD, and Gustavo Miranda-Carboni, PhD, are cancer researchers at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. The married researchers have separate labs associated with different departments in the College of Medicine, but located on the same floor in the Cancer Research Building on campus. Their research focuses also differ. Both recently had papers… Read More


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UTHSC Mobile Stroke Unit Receives $1.1 Million Grant From Assisi Foundation of Memphis

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center announced today that the Assisi Foundation of Memphis has awarded a $1.1 million grant to the UTHSC Mobile Stroke Unit. Launched in 2016, the UTHSC Mobile Stroke Unit is a 14-ton stroke emergency room on wheels with hospital-grade CT equipment. It is designed so that diagnosis and treatment… Read More


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#TakeCare Campaign Continues to Aid Student Mental Health and Self-Care

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Second-year UTHSC medical student Michael Brunner knew medical school would be one of the most difficult challenges he would ever face, but until he actually started attending, he didn’t understand how much his mental and emotional health could also be affected. Thanks to UTHSC’s #takecare initiative, he and other students are getting some relief, while… Read More


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Six UTHSC Neurology Residents Present at International Stroke Conference

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Six residents in the Neurology Department in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center have been invited to present their research at the International Stroke Conference (ISC) in Hawaii February 6-8.  The ISC is the world’s premiere stroke conference. “It is a remarkable achievement to have six residents from the… Read More


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UTHSC and Memphis VA Key Participants in National Study Showing Link Between Low Blood Pressure and Reduced Risk of Mild Cognitive Impairment

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Researchers at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) and the Memphis Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Center were part of the SPRINT MIND (Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial Memory and Cognition IN Decreased Hypertension) multisite clinical trial, which released study findings today showing that intensive lowering of blood pressure reduced the risk of mild… Read More


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UTHSC, Methodist Collaborate to Build New Cardiovascular Institute

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center and Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare have successfully recruited three nationally renowned cardiovascular physicians to lead a new cardiovascular institute in Memphis. Chittoor Sai Sudhakar, MD, is the most recent recruit to Memphis. He is the new division chief of Cardiac Surgery in the UTHSC College of Medicine’s Department… Read More