The University of Tennessee Health Science Center is inviting health care professionals and members of the public to attend a live, virtual collection of brief lectures and presentations about abuse of alcohol, nicotine, opiates and other substances.
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Like the rest of the country, Tennessee hasn’t been a spared the opioid crisis. Between 2011 and 2015, over 6,000 lives were lost in the state due to overdose deaths from opioids. There are other longstanding addiction problems as well. For instance, alcohol is still the most commonly abused substance in Tennessee. About 1 in… Read More
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
Dr. Ken Brown said he believes there is a lot of long-term possibilities for the medical district.
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
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.
A new breast cancer summit will be held in Memphis to raise awareness about breast cancer in the black community.