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What parents need to know about tuberculosis in Shelby County schools

My Fox Memphis

“It is a very serious disease and it can be fatal,” Dr. Michael Whitt of the UT Health & Science Center said. Tuberculosis has been spotted in two Shelby County schools, but just how worried do parents need to be? “It’s pretty unusual because number one, normally immune-competent people don’t get TB, our immune system fights it… Read More


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What You Need To Know About MERS

WREG

Infectious disease expert Dr. Michael Whitt from the UT Health Science Center joined us to talk about how to keep your family safe.


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UT Health Science Center College Of Medicine Reaccredited

The Daily News

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Medicine has been reaccredited for the maximum eight-year term by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education.


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UTHSC graduates, families celebrate graduation in Memphis

The Commercial Appeal

As rain showers gave way to muggy sunshine outside the FedExForum on Friday, inside the hard work and dreams of more than 670 graduates of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center were celebrated with cheers and tears.


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UT students learn how to begin end-of-life care conversations

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center is using the Respecting Choices program to teach students in health care professions how to have conversations with patients about their care preferences. The program uses actors trained to raise realistic patient issues, and the goal is to help patients consider advance directives.


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Breathing Easier: UTHSC screening and treatment programs target lung cancer

The Daily News

Dr. Benny Weksler … chief of the Division of Thoracic Surgery at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and also UTHSC’s first Eastridge-Cole Professor … is a key player in a lung cancer screening program that UTHSC and the West Clinic hope to launch by this fall.


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Students Practice the End-of-Life Talk

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Medical professionals often have difficult conversations with patients, but a new program at UT Health Science Center encourages students to bring up the touchy subject of “what happens if.”


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Medical Center Makeover: UTHSC Construction Transforms Area

The Daily News

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center is one of the leaders in changing the look and feel of the area, with $175 million in construction or renovation projects underway or in the planning stages, driven mostly by the desire to produce a modern campus attractive to students, faculty and researchers.