Teresa Waters, chair of preventive medicine at University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center who leads a policy research group, dug into the costs associated with substance abuse. The $2 billion cost to Tennessee includes: • $46 million for babies born in the state with neonatal abstinence syndrome, • $422.5 million for hospitalizations associated with opioid… Read More
Publisher: The Tennessean
Saint Thomas Health partnered with Hope Smiles, University of Tennessee Health Science Center dental students and Brentwood Baptist Church in staging the event.
The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s planned building near the Saint Thomas West Hospital campus will be part of a larger mixed-use project.
The university is planning to begin construction on a satellite campus adjacent to Saint Thomas West Hospital within the year, according to Ken Brown, UTHSC executive vice chancellor and chief operations officer.
The University of Tennessee Health Science Center is laying the groundwork for a dramatic expansion of its medical training program in Nashville. The Memphis-based institution is looking toward “a major construction project” that would bring more aspiring doctors to Middle Tennessee, according to a statement from UTHSC Chancellor Steve J. Schwab.