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UTHSC Team Receives $3 Million To Test Health IT Intervention Targeting Disadvantaged Groups

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A UTHSC research team has been awarded $3.2 million from the National Cancer Institute to test the use of health information technology in managing obesity among disadvantaged groups. Karen Johnson MD, MPH, Endowed Professor of Women’s Health and chair of Preventive Medicine at UTHSC, is leading a clinical trial to determine whether an existing weight-loss… Read More


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UTHSC Chancellor Emphasizes the Transformative Power of Philanthropic Gifts

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Great academic health care institutions are built on the availability of philanthropy to advance their mission through a sustained combination of support from grateful patients and grateful alumni, proud employees, and community leaders who are inspired by clinical excellence, innovative programs, and research.
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Chancellor Peter Buckley to Deliver Inaugural Address February 22

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Peter Buckley, MD, the new chancellor of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, will deliver his Inaugural Address via Zoom to faculty, staff, students, the media, and the public on Tuesday, February 22, at 12 p.m. CST. Dr. Buckley, whose first official day at UTHSC was February 7, will share his early vision for… Read More


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UTHSC, Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital Hold One of Most Diverse Biorepositories in Nation

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Memphis, a city where 64% of the population is Black, now has one of the largest genetic databases of people with African ancestry in the United States. This winter, researchers at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) and Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital, in collaboration with the Regeneron Genetics Center, sequenced the DNA of… Read More


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UTHSC’s Kennard Brown Honored for Outstanding Leadership Locally and Statewide

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UTHSC's Kennard Brown was honored this week by the Tennessee General Assembly for his work on behalf of the university and the community.

Kennard Brown, JD, MPA, PhD, FACHE, executive vice chancellor and chief operations officer for the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, has received statewide and local honors recently for his work to improve the university and the health and well-being of the citizens of Tennessee. Dr. Brown was honored Monday night by the Tennessee Legislature with… Read More


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Badoud Named Vice Chancellor for Communications and Marketing at UTHSC

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Sally Badoud, MBA, has been named vice chancellor for the Office of Communications and Marketing at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Badoud has served as assistant vice chancellor for communications and marketing since joining UTHSC in 2016. A creative and strategic leader, she has more than 20 years of experience in branding, communications,… Read More


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Gosain elected to American Society for Clinical Investigation

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Ankush Gosain, MD, PhD, FACS, FAAP, professor and vice chair for academic affairs in the Department of Surgery at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, has been elected to the American Society for Clinical Investigation (ASCI), one of the oldest and most prominent honor societies for physician-scientists. Dr. Gosain is one of fewer than… Read More


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UTHSC Center on Developmental Disabilities Helps Children ‘Be the Best They Can Be’

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Jayme Wasson began noticing that her daughter, Lilly, then 18 months old, was losing words and exhibiting behaviors that were a little different. “Our daughter wasn’t talking, and we really had no way of communicating, which was frustrating for her and frustrating for us,” Wasson says. “It broke our hearts.” A nurse at Le Bonheur… Read More