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How UT Health Science Center’s new leader wants to improve health care in East Tennessee


As Tennessee slowly transitions out of the pandemic, the state’s flagship academic health system is tackling its next short- and long-term battles with a new leader. Dr. Peter Buckley started as the new Chancellor of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis on Feb. 1, and he has plans for transforming the health of all Tennesseans. And while there are universal health care challenges across the state, such as high rates of child obesity, diabetes and smoking, there are some struggles unique to East Tennessee that Buckley wants to mitigate.

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