Patients who return to jobs involving heavy lifting or extended periods of walking or standing after inguinal hernia repair do not appear to be at a higher risk for reoperation, according to a study of more than 34,000 Danish men who underwent inguinal hernia repair between 1998 and 2008… Guy Voeller, MD, professor of surgery… Read More
UTHSC In the Media
A Shelbyville native hopes to stamp out Alzheimer’s disease, one step at a time. Jennifer Reed Beavers is organizing the third annual Race for the Summitt 4-Miler. The event will raise funds for The Pat Summitt Foundation, an organization that advances research for curing and preventing Alzheimer’s disease. The race will start at 9 a.m.… Read More
On Friday about 20 medical students from three University of Tennessee College of Medicine campuses in Memphis, Knoxville and Chattanooga will . . . honor all who are involved in patient care. The UT College of Medicine is part of the UT Health Science Center, the state’s only public academic health science facility, which trains… Read More
Students possibly interested in a health care career have an opportunity to come to an open house at the College of Health Professions at UT Health Science Center on Friday, Feb. 20, from 2 to 4 p.m.
Medicare penalties that withhold dollars from hospitals have helped lower infections, but haven’t significantly lowered injuries from falls or bedsores, a University of Tennessee Health Science Center researcher has found.
Dr. Brian McKinnon has been affirmed as a member of the American Otological Society, the oldest otologic society in the world. McKinnon is the only board-certified neurotologist in the Mid-South. He is also an associate clinical professor of neurotology at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center.
Brown is executive vice chancellor and chief operations officer at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and the story isn’t just an illustration, but a tragedy that hit close to home.