Publisher: Tri State Defender


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Mildred Muhammad, ex-wife of D.C. sniper and a domestic abuse survivor, set for UTHSC forum

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Domestic abuse survivor Mildred Muhammad, the ex-wife of D.C. sniper John A. Muhammad, will be the keynote speaker October 28 at “Bridging Troubled Waters,” a free community forum aimed at ending domestic violence, resolving conflicts peacefully and building healthy relationships.


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Moving on Up! Dr. Kimberly Williams Collins

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Kimberly Williams Collins, PhD, MS, has been hired by the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) to serve as counseling psychologist with University Health Services to assist with student and employee mental and behavioral health, and support various programs to enhance the overall campus experience. Most recently assistant director and director of training at… Read More


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LeMoyne-Owen College Panel to Probe Black-on-Black Crime

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Dr. Altha Stewart, the first African-American named president-elect of the 37,000-member American Psychiatric Association, will be among the panelists featured during an upcoming discussion at The LeMoyne-Owen College about “black-on-black” crime. The Black on Black Crime in Memphis Forum is set for 6 p.m. on April 6. It will be held in the Little Theatre… Read More


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High honors bestowed upon UTHSC dean

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Distinct honors were recently awarded to Marie Chisholm-Burns, MPH, MBA, FCCP, FASHP, dean and professor in the College of Pharmacy at UTHSC. Dr. Chisholm-Burns received the Clinician of Distinction Award from the American Society of Transplantation at the recent 2015 American Transplant Congress in Philadelphia.


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UTHSC’s Growing Presence on the Pharmaceutical Stage

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With the University of Tennessee Health Science Center preparing to build a state-of-the-art pharmaceutical manufacturing facility on campus it’s easy to see why the university’s executive vice chancellor and chief operations officer has such an abiding interest in pharmaceutical safety.


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UTHSC Recruits for Diabetes Study

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UTHSC is now recruiting participants for the Glycemia Reduction Approaches in Diabetes: A Comparative Effectiveness (GRADE) Study.


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Dr. Adebiyi Gets Grant to Study Newborn Kidney Function

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A $1.5 million grant from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases will allow Dr. Adebowale Adebiyi to further investigate newborn kidney function. Adebiyi is an assistant professor in the Department of Physiology at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC). With the grant he will focus on the functions of cell… Read More