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College of Medicine Encourages Mentoring with Learning Communities

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Even before she was in her current position, Susan Brewer, MD, knew she wanted to bring learning communities to students in the College of Medicine. Once she became associate dean for Student Affairs, Dr. Brewer set a plan in motion. The UTHSC MPOWER program was born, with collaboration from faculty and staff, including Matthew Ennis,… Read More


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Campus Honors its Veterans

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UTHSC today paid tribute to its military veterans with a breakfast and program in their honor. “I want to, on behalf of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, thank you for your service,” said Ken Brown, JD, MPA, PhD, FACHE, executive vice chancellor and chief operations officer for UTHSC, himself a veteran of the… Read More


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UTHSC Campus Community Stands In Unity Against Hate

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UTHSC student Kelcey Cooper stood in the crowded lobby of the General Education Building today as the campus community came together to take a public stand against hate. A physician assistant student, Cooper said she is saddened by the hatred and violence in the world today, but she is proud that the university would stage… Read More


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UTHSC Takes Stand Against Hate

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When students at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center were asked on Tuesday if they would sign a banner with a message of unity against hate, more than 400 stepped up to sign in roughly two hours. They were attending a Halloween event, but signing their name was more important to them. That banner… Read More


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Tejesh Patel Named in Memphis Business Journal’s Top 40 Under 40

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Tejesh Patel, MD, FAAD, chair of the Kaplan-Amonette Department of Dermatology in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, has been selected as one of the Memphis Business Journal’s Top 40 Under 40 in Memphis . The 40 Under 40 Awards salute men and women under the age of 40… Read More


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Medical Student Research Fellowship Program Encourages Aspiring Clinician-Scientists

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The Medical Student Research Fellowship (MSRF) Program at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) introduces students to biomedical research and careers in academic medicine, while providing the opportunity for professional and academic growth. MSRF enables UTHSC medical students, who are selected on a competitive basis, to engage in individualized research projects under the… Read More


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Chancellor Says 2017-2018 Very Successful Year for UTHSC

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center continued its record academic and clinical growth in 2017-2018 and has “turned the corner” in boosting its research enterprise, Chancellor Steve J. Schwab, MD, said Tuesday during his State of the University Address. “It was a very successful transition year,” the chancellor told the faculty and staff gathered… Read More


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UTHSC’s Liao Receives $2.6 Million Grant to Study Link Between Metabolic Syndromes and Dementia

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According to the Alzheimer’s Association, an estimated 5.7 million Americans of all ages are living with Alzheimer’s dementia in 2018. While Alzheimer’s disease accounts for 60 to 80 percent of cases, vascular dementia is the second most common dementia type. Francesca-Fang Liao, PhD, professor in the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Tennessee Health… Read More