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Dr. Chisholm-Burns to be featured speaker

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The 25th annual Health Sciences MLK Day lecture will feature Dr. Marie Chisholm-Burns, a professor at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Pharmacy and professor of surgery in the College of Medicine. Burns will present her insights on problems with healthcare access and disparities within the healthcare system.


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West Cancer Center sets out to make Memphis epicenter for research

The Commercial Appeal

The new, nonprofit public charity called the UT/West Institute for Cancer Research already has collected its first sizable donation, $2.5 million through the Memphis-based Plough Foundation.


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Samuel Dagogo-Jack, MD, named to board by American Diabetes Association

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The American Diabetes Association, the nation’s largest voluntary health organization leading the fight to Stop Diabetes®, is pleased to announce that Samuel Dagogo-Jack, MD, of Memphis TN, has been named President, Medicine & Science of its Board of Directors.


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Marie Chisholm-Burns Recognition

The Memphis Business Journal

UT Health Science Center’s Marie Chisholm-Burns, PharmD, MPH, MBA, will give the keynote address at the 2015 Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Symposium 25th Annual Health Sciences Program at the University of Michigan. Her topic is “Unity not Uniformity: A Spotlight on Health Disparities.


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Nursing programs rank well

The Memphis Business Journal

Programs at the University of Tennessee-Chattanooga (6th) and University of Tennessee-Martin (33rd) also fared very well in the ranking.


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West Cancer Center unveils nonprofit to raise funds for cancer research

The Commercial Appeal

The West Cancer Center on Thursday unveiled a new nonprofit charity to raise funds for cancer research in Memphis and accepted a large initial donation — $2.5 million from the Memphis-based Plough Foundation . . . The West Cancer Center is a partnership of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, The West Clinic and Methodist… Read More


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UTHSC Hosts Breast Cancer Summit

My Fox Memphis

For the first time ever, there’s a breast cancer summit for African-American women at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center.


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The Man Behind UTHSC’s Renovation: Kennard Brown overseeing current $250-million project

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“Dr. Brown served as the primary architect of the UTHSC master plan,” said Steve Schwab, MD, chancellor of the health science center. “The plan was drafted by a third-party consultant (Perkins + Will) after extensive consultation with Dr. Brown and members of the Chancellor’s Cabinet and the deans. It was vetted with faculty, staff and… Read More