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Barriers to breast cancer screening, treatment cost Memphis black women’s lives

The Commercial Appeal

More than 150 people, most of them black women, packed into the Church Health Center last week to explore why black women here suffer most and how the community can help. Dr. Patricia Matthews-Juarez, of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’sinitiative on health disparities, had a request for the audience: Call out the names of women who have… Read More


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Following in a surgeon’s footsteps

The Memphis Business Journal

After more than 31 years with Campbell Clinic, James Beaty still remembers what set him on the path to become an orthopedic surgeon. He hopes he can make the same difference for a high school student looking to get into the field.


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Dean of UT pharmacy college in Memphis knows business

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Within about two months of becoming dean of the College of Pharmacy at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in 2012, Marie Chisholm-Burns enrolled at the University of Memphis to earn an MBA. Chisholm-Burns’ purpose was to experience a dual degree program available to pharmacy students so she could advise them, but she earned a… Read More


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Wendi C. Thomas: Barriers to breast cancer screening, treatment cost Memphis black women’s lives

The Commercial Appeal

Dr. Patricia Matthews-Juarez, of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s initiative on health disparities, had a request for the audience: Call out the names of women who have died from breast cancer.


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People on the Move: Stephanie Phelps

The Memphis Business Journal

Stephanie J. Phelps, PharmD, has been awarded the American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP) Education Award. The award honors an ACCP member who has made substantial and outstanding contributions to clinical pharmacy education at either the undergraduate or the postgraduate level.


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UTHSC Names Chair of Neurology Department

The Daily News

Dr. Andrei V. Alexandrov has been appointed chair of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center Department of Neurology and a Semmes-Murphey professor. Alexandrov had been a professor of in the neurology department and director of the Division of Cerebrovascular Diseases at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Alexandrov will begin his work at UTHSC in March.


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Medicaid crosses difficult political territory

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It’s difficult to calculate the economic payoff to the state from offering insurance to the needy, said Teresa Waters, a professor and preventative medicine expert at the University of Tennessee’s Health Science Center. But, she adds, “You cannot argue that the uninsured have the same access to care that insured populations have.” In states that… Read More


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UTHSC Professor Dr. Teresa Waters Quoted in The Tennessean

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It’s difficult to calculate the economic payoff to the state from offering insurance to the needy, said Teresa Waters, a professor and preventative medicine expert at the University of Tennessee’s Health Science Center.