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UTHSC physical therapy students bring mobility to special needs children

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On Saturday, Sept. 10, a dozen children ages 13 months to 4 years old, got to drive and take home shiny new ride-on toy cars modified to fit their special needs. The cars were part of the first-ever GoBabyGo! Memphis project presented by the first-year PT students under the direction of Roberta “Bertie” Gatlin, PT, ScD,… Read More


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New collaborative shapes medical district’s future

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Dr. Ken Brown said he believes there is a lot of long-term possibilities for the medical district.


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New grant awarded to UTHSC to train a new class of speech pathologists

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Jillian McCarthy-Maeder, PhD, CCC-SLP, assistant professor in the Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology in the College of Health Professions at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has received a grant totaling $1,020,381 from the United States Department of Education’s Office of Special Education Programs. The funds will support the training of master’s-level students… Read More


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Memphis GEMS shine at annual tea party

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The Shelby County Relative Caregiver Program at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) recently hosted a tea party for girls in its mentoring group. The Relative Caregiver Program at University of Tennessee Health Science Center helps children who are being cared for by relatives when their parents are unable to do so.


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UTHSC to Host Summit for Black Women

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A new breast cancer summit will be held in Memphis to raise awareness about breast cancer in the black community.


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Health disparities and the many faces of cancer

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The remarkable thing about the 68 classically posed portraits of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC)’s “Live! Just as We Are” exhibit is how unremarkable they are. Other than all of the subjects being African-American and women, there is nothing obvious connecting them… On closer inspection, there is something about the calm, confident eyes… Read More


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Hubble Telemedical acquired by Welch Allyn

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Hubble, founded by UT Health Science Center researcher Edward Chaum and ORNL researcher Kenneth Tobin, has developed an innovative way to provide remote diabetic retinopathy screening and analysis in primary care doctors’ offices and other settings.


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UTHSC using $1.6 million to find osteoporosis innovations

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) and Dr. Susan Miranda have received a $1.6 million grant that will be used to uncover breakthroughs in osteoporosis research. The grant was provided by the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, a subsidiary of the National Institutes of Health, and research will take… Read More