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Business of Pride 2022: Lacretia Carroll with UTHSC

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Lacretia Carroll Assistant professor, University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Nursing Bio: Pronouns: She/Her/Hers Hometown: Corinth, Mississippi Work background: A Registered Nurse who served in that role for 11 years, including in medical surgical at Methodist University Hospital and pediatric and neurosurgical intensive care atLe Bonheur Children’s Hospital before switching to clinical research Education: BSN, University of… Read More


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UTHSC Team Receives $2.19 Million To Study

A team of University of Tennessee Health Science Center researchers has been awarded $2.19 million from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences for their investigation of the neurotoxic effects of toluene, a common chemical found in many household products.


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Want to get paid $500 a month? You might qualify if you have a two-year-old in Memphis

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MEMPHIS, Tenn — Do you need $500 a month? A new program in Memphis starts in August and it’ll pay parents $500 a month to participating families. Equity to Prosperity targets low-income Memphis families with two-year-olds. This new Pre-K program is to ensure kids are on grade level when they start elementary school. Eric Harris created… Read More


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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — As he aborted 11 pregnancies at a clinic here one busy Friday this month, Aaron Campbell also was training a medical student in a procedure that soon could be outlawed in this state and many others. Case by case, he narrated the nuances of pelvic examination, pain-blocking injection, cervical dilation and, ultimately,… Read More


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First phase of Orleans Station to be complete in July

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Almost a year after construction began, the first phase of development on Orleans Station is a few weeks away.  The first apartment building in the $67 million mixed-use Medical District complex will be completed by July 22, Alex Turley of Henry Turley Co. said.  “Our mission going into this project was to help build an… Read More


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On World Sickle Cell Day, a look at Memphis’ past, present and future research

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On a Monday morning in June, at the start of the week leading up to World Sickle Cell Day, a group of nurses from around the nation gathered in a classroom at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Nursing. They were in town to listen to local patients describe the agonizing physical pain… Read More


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Families stock up on food thanks to mobile food pantry

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) – An estimated 500 families re-stocked their groceries today with the help of six Memphis organizations. The Memphis Rotary Club and St. Patrick’s Community Outreach presented their 16th Mobile Food Pantry in the pandemic on the east end of FedExForum on Friday morning. Students from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center… Read More


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Orthodontist Writes Book about Patients

Kyle Fagala, DDS, MDS, has written a new children’s book, All the Best Faces Wear Braces, that can be customized to any practice. The book of orthodontic-inspired children’s rhymes was developed in coordination with Neon Canvas, a digital marketing company Fagala co-founded in 2016 with Alex Rasmussen, and illustrated by nationally syndicated cartoonist Greg Cravens. Fagala… Read More