Publisher: Memphis Medical News


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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


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UTHSC Team Awarded $3.1 Million for Nicotine Research

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Ha Chen, PhD, an associate professor in the Department of Pharmacology, and Robert W. Williams, PhD, a professor and chair in the Department of Generics, Genomics and Informatics at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), have been awarded over $3.14 million in funding to establish an innovative, diverse research model, which will be… Read More


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Shaved Heads Result in Fellowship Grants

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The St. Baldrick’s Foundation has awarded a $175,612 fellowship grant to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and a $5,000 Summer Fellowship grant to the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC). St. Baldrick’s is a not-for-profit organization based in Monrovia, California, and the nation’s largest private funder of childhood cancer research grants.


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UTHSC to Host African-American Alumni Reunion April 26-28

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Since the day when Alvin Crawford, MD, became the first African-American to graduate from the University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine in 1964, 400 additional African-American medical students have followed suit. This month many are coming together to reflect on the past, grow in the present, and establish a solid legacy for… Read More


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UTHSC’s Glazer Awarded $100,000 SSAT Grant

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:Evan S. Glazer, MD, PhD, FACS, assistant professor in the Division of Surgical Oncology and the Department of Surgery in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has been awarded $100,000 from the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract (SSAT) to study a protein’s role in pancreatic cancer… Read More


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UTHSC Chief Neurology Resident Plays Country Music’s Most Famous Stage

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William Mays, MD, Chief Neurology Resident at the University y of Tennessee Health Science Center, joined the ranks of musicians that include Johnny Cash, Hank Williams, Patsy Cline, Dolly Parton, and even Elvis Presley when his band, the Barbershop Boys, performed at the Grand Ole Opry 2019 Midwinter Convention.


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UTHSC Adopts Tuition Reduction for Out-of-State Students

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Out-of-state students at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) will see reduced tuition rates for the coming academic year in the Colleges of Pharmacy and Graduate Health Sciences, as well as for the Dental Hygiene program in the College of Dentistry. At the same time, the UTHSC College of Nursing has reduced tuition… Read More