In the Media Tag: College of Medicine

TriStar HMC Names New CMO

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TriStar Hendersonville Medical Center announced Dr. Keith Campbell, MD, has accepted the role of chief medical officer for the hospital, effective March 2. He replaces Dr. Chris Wells, MD, who served as chief medical officer from 2018 until his retirement in December 2021. “Dr. Campbell will be a great asset to our leadership team, and… Read More

Local doctor gives back to Ukrainian children and families through telemedicine

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Russian airstrikes are becoming an all-too-common experience for people living in Ukraine. Just last week, a children’s hospital was destroyed in a targeted attack. Now, a Memphis doctor born in Ukraine is stepping up to help children who need care through telemedicine. Dr. Anthony Sheyn works with St. Jude and Le Bonheur… Read More

Memphis doctor born in Ukraine offering telemedicine for kids amid Russian invasion

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Russian airstrikes right now are an everyday reality for Ukrainians. This week, a children’s hospital was destroyed. It’s heartbreaking for Memphis doctor Anthony Sheyn, who works with St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, LeBonheur Children’s Hospital and is an associate professor at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. “Seeing playgrounds reduced to… Read More

UTHSC student spots and overcomes cancer during first year of medical school

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Medical school trains those who will go on to save lives, but what happens when the doctor-in-training becomes the patient? Fortune is often defined by wealth. To Abraham Almatari, it is luck and chance. “I joined medical school fall of 2020. I knew I wanted to be a doctor. But I was… Read More

Memphis People in Business: March 3, 2022

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Dr. Andrew Griffith, senior associate dean of research for University of Tennessee Health Science Center‘s College of Medicine, was awarded the David D. Coleman Endowed Professorship. Griffith joined the College of Medicine in July 2020 after 22 years at the National Institutes of Health. As senior associate dean of research, Griffith manages the growth of the research… Read More

Memphis Medical Society Congratulates this Year’s Graduating Medical School Class

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On May 19, this group of new doctors graduated medical school at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine. This class of 163 doctors has persevered through one of the toughest years. As an acknowledgment of this class’s perseverance through a year of COVID-19, the following sponsors pitched it to cover the… Read More

Three UTHSC students who helped to open mass COVID-19 vaccination site in midtown Memphis graduate

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Just next door to the Pipkin building is where Memphis’ first large-scale drive-thru COVID-19 testing site was created more than a year ago. What makes that site even more special is that three of the original five medical students from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center who worked with faculty to launch that monumental… Read More

Ascension launches heart fellowship at Tennessee hospital

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Nashville, Tenn.-based Ascension Saint Thomas Heart will train the next generation of cardiologists with the launch of a cardiology fellowship program, according to a May 3 announcement shared with Becker’s. It’s the hospital’s first Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education accredited fellowship, and was sponsored by the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of… Read More