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New Anesthesiology Residency Program Accredited at UTHSC

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center has received accreditation for a new anesthesiology residency program in its College of Medicine. The residency program was approved by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) following a detailed application process that involved collaboration by the university and its partner teaching hospitals. The inaugural cohort of… Read More


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UTHSC Advisory Board to Meet May 20 in Memphis

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The UTHSC Advisory Board will meet May 20, 2019, at 1 p.m. in the OD Larry Dining Hall of the Student-Alumni Center, 800 Madison Avenue, on the Memphis campus. This is the second meeting for the UTHSC board. Each UT campus across the state is served by an advisory board, as established by the UT… Read More


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Mini-Grants Encourage Diversity and Inclusion at UTHSC

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The Office of Equity and Diversity at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center announced the recipients of seven mini-grants to fund creative projects that strengthen the university’s diversity and inclusion goals. The new Diversity and Inclusion Mini-Grant Program is designed to encourage faculty, staff, and students to be involved in fostering and sustaining a… Read More


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Medical Students Compete In Sports Competition for Inaugural MPOWER Trophy Cup

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Friendly competition was on the agenda during today’s inaugural MPOWER Trophy Cup Tournament held at the Student-Alumni Center. The competition pitted medical students from each of the MPOWER learning community houses against one another through athletic competition to take home bragging rights and the coveted MPOWER Trophy Cup. The MPOWER houses – Conyers-York House, Crawford House,… Read More


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Physician Assistant Educators Using Podcasts as Instructional Platform

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Rather than listening to music, Kristopher Maday, MS, PA-C, program director and associate professor in the UTHSC Physician Assistant (PA) Program, started listening to podcasts on his more than one hour and twenty minute commute while working part-time as an emergency medicine physician assistant. That was in 2013 and at the time, clinical education podcasts… Read More


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Alex Dopico, MD, PhD, of UTHSC Investigating Mechanisms and Novel Drug Therapies to Control Vascular Function

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Alex Dopico, MD, PhD, University Distinguished Professor and chair of the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has been awarded over $2.4 million from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) to explore the mechanisms by which our bodies regulate arterial diameter and thus develop new drug therapies… Read More


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UTHSC To Award 852 Degrees During Spring Commencement Exercises

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) will award degrees to 852 new health care professionals during its spring commencement ceremonies scheduled from May 7 through May 31. Each of the six colleges at UTHSC will hold a ceremony. The graduates include 119 from the College of Dentistry, 21 from the College of Graduate… Read More


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Rishi Kamaleswaran Has Paper Hightlighted in Psychological Measurement Journal

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A paper by Rishi Kamaleswaran, PhD, about the use of artificial intelligence (AI) to classify cardiac arrhythmia made the 2018 highlights section of the scientific journal, Psychological Measurement. Dr. Kamaleswaran is an assistant professor in the Department of Pediatrics in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC). “I developed… Read More