As the COVID-19 pandemic rages on across the country, medical and public health experts have voiced concerns that routine medical care — including childhood immunizations — have dropped off in the past several months.
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This week, Shelby County will probably force restaurants to start closing by 9 or 9:30 p.m., according to one of the medical experts advising the county. UTHSC pediatrics chair and influenza pandemics expert Dr. Jon McCullers told the MBJ July 5 that the county will likely institute the restriction as a way to halt the… Read More
The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) College of Pharmacy has partnered with AdhereHealth, a leading medication adherence technology company, to help keep underserved communities healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic. Also mentioned on: KPVI: https://www.kpvi.com/news/national_news/uthsc-college-of-pharmacy-and-adherehealth-partner-to-help-underserved-communities-during-the-covid-19/article_e56d4e52-57c5-5ef3-b1ab-a5771240d17c.html Elk Valley Times: https://www.elkvalleytimes.com/news/state/uthsc-college-of-pharmacy-and-adherehealth-partner-to-help-underserved-communities-during-the-covid-19/article_8f970464-cc85-5d94-ae1d-4d54864ffe9d.html Citizen Tribune: https://www.citizentribune.com/news/state/uthsc-college-of-pharmacy-and-adherehealth-partner-to-help-underserved-communities-during-the-covid-19/article_3118a66d-6538-55ff-a679-d115f1ac79dc.html WFMZ: https://www.wfmz.com/news/pr_newswire/pr_newswire_technology/uthsc-college-of-pharmacy-and-adherehealth-partner-to-help-underserved-communities-during-the-covid-19/article_9304345a-adb5-5cbb-8484-a92c20562e0c.html
With the number of COVID-19 cases rising and to handle more patients, many wonder if Memphis and Shelby County leaders are moving closer to opening the doors to the alternate care hospital, formerly the Commercial Appeal building on Union Avenue.
The latest coronavirus numbers in Shelby County are from the last two days due to technical issues at a state level, but do indicate a rising positivity rate. Since the week following Mother’s Day, weekly positivity rates in Shelby County have doubled from 4.5% to 10.3%. Dr. Scott Strome, the executive dean of the College… Read More
Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) today announced that the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) will receive a $357,200 grant from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke for research into the genetics of stroke vulnerability.
The National Institutes of Health dispensed significant dollars to colleges and universities last year. And, one local college tabulated a significant increase to fund research. The College of Pharmacy at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) moved up — from No. 20 to No. 16 — in the American Association of Colleges of… Read More
Jeffrey A. Towbin, MD, of Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital and the University of Tennessee Health Science Center was awarded a Research Project Grant (R01) from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) with co-principal investigators Enkhsaikha Purevjav, MD, PhD and Lu Lu, MD, MS. He is lead principal investigator on the project “Discovery of Modifier Genes… Read More