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Alston Named Associate Vice Chancellor for Inclusion, Equity, Diversity at University of Tennessee Health Science Center

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Michael Alston, EdD, CCDP/AP, assistant vice chancellor for Equity and Diversity, Title IX coordinator, and chief diversity officer at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, has been named to the new position of associate vice chancellor for Inclusion, Equity, and Diversity at UTHSC. The appointment is effective June 30.  


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Andrew Kerwin, MD, New Chief of Trauma/Surgical Critical Care at University of Tennessee Health Science Center

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If Andrew Kerwin, MD, FACS, DABS, experiences deja vu as he comes to the University of Tennessee Health Science Center to join the faculty of the College of Medicine, it’s because he trained at the university more than two decades ago. Now, however, he comes as the chief of the division in which he trained,… Read More


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Associate Professor Keiichi Sumida of UTHSC Receives $2.9 Million to Study Alternative Cause of Chronic Inflammation in Kidney Disease

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center issued the following news: Patients with end stage renal disease (ESRD) face an increased risk of death due in part to cardiovascular problems caused by chronic inflammation. Efforts to reduce this inflammation have tended to target dialysis-related procedures and the accumulation of toxic waste products.