Publisher: Memphis Medical News


Continuing Education for Medical Professionals

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Education at UTHSC is focused on preparing practitioners to meet the contemporary challenges facing our patient population. Specifically, advances in the management of solid cancers and leukemias, management of the patient with long COVID, and staying up to date with latest clinical practice guidelines are the primary focus of CME education efforts at UTHSC. Additionally,… Read More


Regional One Health President and CEO Inducted into Tennessee Health Care Hall of Fame

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Reginald Coopwood, MD, president and CEO of Regional One Health has been inducted into the Tennessee Health Care Hall of Fame. Coopwood’s contributions to health care can be felt today and will be felt for years to come. Among his recent accomplishments: Strengthening Regional One Health’s relationship with the University of Tennessee Health Science Center… Read More


UTHSC’s Samuel Dagogo-Jack, MD, Authors First Comprehensive Textbook on Prediabetes

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Samuel Dagogo-Jack, MD, DSc, chief of the Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Diabetes at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, has written the first comprehensive textbook on prediabetes. Titled “Prediabetes: A Fundamental Text,” the book was published by the American Diabetes Association on July 27, and sold out that day.


Adam S. Arthur, MD, Named Chair of Neurosurgery at UTHSC

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Adam S. Arthur, MD, MPH, has been named chair of the Department of Neurosurgery in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center.


Russell Named Vice Chancellor for Academic, Faculty and Student Affairs at UTHSC

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Cynthia Russell, PhD, RN, has been named vice chancellor for Academic, Faculty and Student Affairs (AFSA) at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Russell has served as the interim vice chancellor for AFSA since December 2020.


UTHSC Chancellor Steve Schwab, Contemplates 2022 Retirement, Reflects on Tenure

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For the last decade, Steve Schwab, MD, not only witnessed impressive strides in the local medical community, but also played a significant role in that success while serving as chancellor of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Now, as Schwab prepares to transition to a different role at UTHSC – he recently announced plans… Read More


Memphis Medical Society Congratulates this Year’s Graduating Medical School Class

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On May 19, this group of new doctors graduated medical school at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine. This class of 163 doctors has persevered through one of the toughest years. As an acknowledgment of this class’s perseverance through a year of COVID-19, the following sponsors pitched it to cover the… Read More


Le Bonheur and UTHSC’s Dr. Harris L. Cohen Presents at the MRI Online Daily Noon Conference

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Harris Cohen, MD, recently presented at the MRI Online Daily Noon Conference. Dr. Cohen was featured during week 47 of the series and spoke on the topic, “Ultrasound in the Analysis of Pelvic Pain in Girls and Female Adolescents.” MRI Online is an educational resource for practicing radiologists to further develop their knowledge and skills.… Read More