Publisher: The Commercial Appeal


In the Media

‘What more can I do?’: Group marches in unity against gun violence in Memphis, Shelby County

The Commercial Appeal

Seventeen years ago, Stevie Moore’s son was shot and killed with an assault rifle. On Saturday, Moore stood up in front of a crowd estimated at 420 people, holding a picture of Prentice Moore, his son. “This is my child,” he told the crowd filling the parking lot between Shelby County Juvenile Court and the… Read More


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Opinion: When will Memphians say enough is enough to gun violence? Our children cannot take anymore.

The Commercial Appeal

As the medical director of trauma at Le Bonheur and associate professor at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, I see firsthand how devastating these incidents are to our children and their families. Some of these victims lose their life while others live with the lifelong effects of their injuries both mentally and physically.


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UTHSC chancellor addresses COVID budget adjustments, projects, and diversity

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When it comes to finances, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center has a saying: No money, no mission. It’s a good thing, then, that COVID-19 hasn’t deteriorated the organization’s fiscal health. November 3: Memphis Business Journal


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As COVID-19 cases continue to rise in Shelby County, hospitals prepare for another surge

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With COVID-19 cases rising rapidly and hospitalizations starting to follow suit, Memphis-area hospitals are revisiting plans laid out in March and April to cope with a viral surge. Seven months into the pandemic, Shelby County has seen its first wave of the virus and is in the midst of a second. But this time around,… Read More


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‘We’re able to plan’: U of M eyes additional on-campus offerings for the spring

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The University of Memphis plans to offer more on-campus classes this spring, Provost Tom Nenon said Thursday. The university is planning for students to know when they register this November for classes whether the course will have an on-campus component or be fully remote.


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Evanoff: Like a detective on the hunt, this UT scientist aims to help solve the COVID-19 riddle

The Commercial Appeal

Quiet, quick, lethal, the perpetrator was a mysterious killer when the woman in Memphis, facts in hand, began following its tracks. Like a murderer hiding in the night, the thing could be deadly, elusive, everywhere and no place, good at masking its trail. One day in China, then Italy, then America, then Brazil, it moved,… Read More


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The 901: Should Shelby County Schools reopen classrooms after fall break?

The Commercial Appeal

Not to jinx anything, but if Shelby County were a patient in a hospital, at this point it would be sitting up in bed, eating some jello and smiling for the first time in a long time. Not healthy, per se, and definitely not ready to be discharged — but much improved.


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Shelby County health officials consider easing restrictions on Liberty Bowl, restaurants

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The Shelby County Health Department could ease restrictions on restaurants and sporting events next week, Health Officer Bruce Randolph said Thursday. The revised guidelines could allow for more fans inside the Liberty Bowl. “We will revise the indoor and outdoor seating capacity for sporting events,” he said. “Currently it’s at 12 feet. We are looking… Read More