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The Hamilton Eye Institute Welcomes Claire L. Kiernan, MD

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The Hamilton Eye Institute at The University of Tennessee Health Science Center, improving vision and empowering lives, is pleased to welcome Claire L. Kiernan, MD as a staff member. Dr. Kiernan joins the practice following her Glaucoma fellowship at Tufts Medical Center where she practiced with the New England Eye Center, Ophthalmic Consultants of Boston… Read More


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Hamilton Eye Institute at UTHSC Announces Joshua R. Ford, MD as their Newest Physician

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UTHSC Hamilton Eye Institute at The University of Tennessee Health Science Center dedicated to improving vision and empowering lives, welcomes Joshua R. Ford, MD as a staff member.


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UTHSC and Regional One Health Collaborate on COVID-19 Treatment Clinical

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center and Regional One Health have announced they are partnering on a clinical trial program including two late-stage clinical trials evaluating Regeneron’s REGN-COV2, the company’s investigational two-antibody cocktail for the treatment and prevention of COVID-19.


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Multi-Tasking a ‘Life Passion’ For HEI’s Busy Penny Asbell

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Despite her extensive list of professional credits and global recognition in the field of vision and ophthalmology, native New Yorker Penny Asbell, MD, FACS, MBA, FARVO, now calls herself a hometown Memphian, excited about progress toward the goals she’s pursuing as chair and professor of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) Department of… Read More


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Assistant Professor Awarded Grant to Improve Outcomes

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Satya Surbhi, PhD, assistant professor of Medicine in the Center for Health System Improvement at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), received a $100,000 grant from the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America Foundation to pursue research in improving medication adherence for low-income Tennessee Medicaid users.  


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New Hope, More Options For Breast Cancer Patients

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A number of medical and surgical oncologists in the Memphis area who specialize in breast cancer say they believe local healthcare systems and cancer centers have moved a step closer to improving cure rates because of the recent addition of new technologies, surgical techniques, partnerships and market-approved medications.


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Role of Oral Health Growing In Overall Healthcare Picture

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The role dental health plays in a patient’s overall health traditionally has been overlooked by many in the healthcare field, but this situation has begun to change with the success of collaborations between primary care physicians and dentists, according to noted authorities attending the recent National Oral Health Conference in Memphis… Dr. Hodge and Orpheus… Read More


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UTHSC Anesthesiology Program Gains Approval

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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