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UTHSC Contributed $4B to 2017 State Economy

The Daily News

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center contributed approximately $4 billion to Tennessee’s economy last year. The main campus in Memphis generated approximately $3 billion, or 74 percent of the total economic impact. The medical college employs more than 23,900 people at its Memphis campus.


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UTHSC Researcher Receives Department of Defense Grant

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University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s division of epidemiology chief, Jay Fowke, has been awarded an $843,694 grant from the Department of Defense for his research on the link between racial disparities and prostate cancer.


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Strome Set For New Role At UTHSC College Of Medicine

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Respected cancer surgeon and investigator Dr. Scott Strome is excited at becoming a new Memphian. Strome and his family will be moving to the area in the next couple of months as he prepares for his new role as Robert Kaplan Executive Dean of the College of Medicine and vice chancellor for Health Affairs at… Read More


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UT/West Institute’s Hayes Plays Critical Role in The Cancer Genome Atlas

The Daily News

The Cancer Genome Atlas, a comprehensive map of the key genomic changes in 33 types of cancer wrapped up a decade-long, $300 million national science project in April, with Dr. D. Neil Hayes, scientific director of the University of Tennessee/West Institute for Cancer Research playing one of only a handful of leadership roles.


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UTHSC, LeMoyne-Owen Partner To Help Students Earn Nursing Degrees

The Daily News

With an expected nursing shortage of more than 1 million registered nurses by 2022, local colleges like the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and LeMoyne-Owen College are partnering to help students along the career pathway. A recently announced enrollment program between UTHSC’s College of Nursing and LeMoyne-Owen guarantees admission of qualified LeMoyne-Owen graduates into… Read More


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UTHSC Program to Help Students, Faculty Pursue Global Mission Work

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Janyn Quiz, a first-year medical student at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, wants to pursue surgical mission work outside the United States. A native of the Philippines who moved to the United States two years ago with her family, she’s part of a group of students and faculty that have built and launched… Read More


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Leading Memphis Transplant Surgeon: Almost Everyone Can Donate Something

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Earlier this month, a flag-raising ceremony was held in front of Methodist University Hospital to recognize National Donate Life Month in April and raise awareness about organ and tissue donation…Eason says the Methodist University Hospital Transplant Institute remains on track to open a completely transformed Transplant Institute next year, thanks to an anonymous $40 million… Read More


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UTHSC Set To Open New Training Facility

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In less than three weeks, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center will launch its new $39.7 million, 45,000-square-foot building packed with high-tech tools and a cutting-edge training environment.