In the Media Tag: Jon McCullers

UT Health Science Center launches coronavirus question and answer service

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The UT Health Science Center has received many questions about the coronavirus. So, they launched an online question and answer service. “We haven’t had any kind of repeated questions,” said John McCullers with the UT Health Science Center. “You expect people to ask the same thing over and over, but it’s been a large variety… Read More

Sen. Alexander: Parents should trust vaccines, despite online rumors


Vaccines are safe and save lives, U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander and a Memphis pediatric doctor, John McCullers, MD, Chair of Pediatrics at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, told a Senate health committee Tuesday at a hearing on vaccine-preventable diseases.

TN senator, doctors push for more vaccinations

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Tennessee Senator Lamar Alexander put the pressure on parents to do what he calls the right kind of research when making decisions about vaccinating their kids. He did so at a senate hearing in response to the measles outbreak in the U.S. Whether it be for religious or medical reasons, or incomplete records in some… Read More

Le Bonheur remedies issues at home, in addition to disease

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Started in January 2018 through a $350,000 grant from the state, the Family Resilience Initiative trains Le Bonheur pediatricians to identify issues that are getting in the way of children’s health and well-being. “There’s been increasing research and recognition over the past few years that adverse childhood experiences, that kids may be exposed to in… Read More