In the Media Tag: Karen Johnson

UTHSC tracking new COVID-19 cases during reopening phases

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With more businesses back open, more people are venturing back out across Shelby County. FOX13 talked with doctors tracking the number of new COVID-19 cases that occur during the reopening phases. Wednesday, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center doctors said the number of new cases is where they predicted it would be. But they… Read More

UTHSC, VA Medical Center cited for work in Top 10 research project

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A multi-state clinical trial that included researchers from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and the Memphis Veterans Affairs Medical Center has been named one of the 2020 Top 10 Clinical Research Achievement Awards by the Clinical Research Forum.The study, which was conducted in 102 medical centers and clinical sites in the nation, showed… Read More

UTHSC researcher leads local participation in diabetes study

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University of Tennessee Health Science Center researcher Dr. Karen C. Johnson is among principal investigators on a six-year nationwide diabetes prevention clinical trial that released findings today at the American Diabetes Association’s 79th Scientific Sessions in San Francisco.

Better Diet Improves Breast Cancer Survivability, Study Shows

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A woman’s risk of dying from breast cancer can be reduced with a low-fat diet that is high in fruits and vegetables, according to a new national study that included research participants in Memphis. Doctors at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) joined researchers nationwide in following almost 50,000 postmenopausal women for close… Read More

New UTHSC institute tackles health of Southerners

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Two researchers at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) will lead a new institute that aims to address health inequities in the South. UTHSC’s Karen Johnson, endowed professor of women’s health in the Department of Preventative Medicine, and Michelle Martin, director of the Center for Innovation in Health Equity Research and professor of… Read More

Dr. Karen C. Johnson joins the ‘Great Salt Debate’

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Karen C. Johnson, MD, MPH, professor of preventive medicine at University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center in Memphis, joined the FDA in discussing salt in the American diet.

Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial (SPRINT)

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“I do think that SPRING will inform our hypertension models,” said Dr. Karen Johnson, College of Medicine Endowed Professor in Women’s Health, UTHSC