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UTHSC ITS: Blackboard Routine Maintenance Reminder

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Dear UTHSC campus, This is a reminder about the regularly scheduled Blackboard maintenance windows this Tuesday, April 8 from 5:30 a.m. and to 6:30 a.m. ITS will perform routine maintenance to help ensure that Blackboard continues to run smoothly. During this time, courses and content will likely be unavailable. Please let us know if you have any questions or concerns… Read More


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Dr. Andrzej Slominski Invited to Write Editorial in Mayo Clinic Proceedings on Studies of How Melanoma Fools the Immune System

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Current approaches to treating melanoma amount to Sisyphean work, Andrzej Slominski, MD, PhD, of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), wrote in an editorial published in the April edition of Mayo Clinic Proceedings. “Similar to Sisyphus, it will be problematic to reach the pinnacle where targeted cure is achieved,” wrote Dr. Slominski, who… Read More


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April is Child Abuse Prevention Month

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April is designated as Child Abuse Prevention Month. Across the state, Child Abuse Prevention Providers help raise awareness by planting Pinwheel Gardens. Each pinwheel honors one of the 95,000 babies expected to be born in our state this year – and represents the belief that getting it right early in childhood is less costly than… Read More


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UTHSC Auction of Works by Acclaimed Artist Paul Penczner Grosses More Than $70,000

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An online auction by the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) on Wednesday, March 26, of more than 300 works by internationally known Memphis artist Paul Penczner grossed more than $70,000. The sale, which opened for bidding March 4, and finished with a rapid, rolling auction, drew 158 bidders.


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Match Day 2014 Reveals Bright Future for UTHSC Med Students

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Fourth-year medical students  at UTHSC and their families waited anxiously on  Match Day, March 21, to receive the envelopes that would tell them where they will go next for their residencies. David Stern, MD, executive dean of the College of Medicine, addressed the group gathered at the Memphis Pink Palace Museum for the big reveal.… Read More


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Second Annual Race for the Summitt 4-Miler!

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The Second Annual Race for the Summitt 4-Miler benefiting The Pat Summitt Foundation will be held on Saturday, March 22, 2014 at 9am here on the UTHSC campus! The event, hosted by The University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Pharmacy’s American Pharmacists Association Academy of Student Pharmacists (APhA-ASP) chapter, supports the former Lady… Read More


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Karen C. Johnson, MD, MPH, Interim Chair of the Department of Preventive Medicine at UTHSC, Awarded $1.6 Million to Continue Observational Phase of Look AHEAD Study

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The Look AHEAD (Action for Health in Diabetes) Study, funded by the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), began in 2001 to examine whether weight loss and increased physical activity would prevent cardiovascular events in those with type 2 diabetes.


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Matthew T. Ballo, MD, Appointed Chair of the New Department of Radiation Oncology at UTHSC

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David Stern, MD, executive dean of the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has named Matthew T. Ballo, MD, chair of the newly formed Department of Radiation Oncology.