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UTHSC Alum Runs for Office

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Bob Proffitt, a graduate of the UT College of Medicine, former army physician in Seoul, South Korea, for the American Embassy and the State Department, is seeking the Maryville City School Board of Education.


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Dr. Jon McCullers Compares H1N1 Five Years Ago with Ebola Today

The Daily News

“Memphis was the epicenter for that,” said Dr. Jon McCullers, pediatrician in chief for Le Bonheur and chairman of the pediatrics department at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. “We dealt with that then. I think we are appropriately prepared to deal with this now.”


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First Black Medical Student Returns to UTHSC

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Dr. Alvin Crawford and Dr. Doug Wilson had an instant friendship, and they never let segregation affect it.


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UTHSC Pharmacy Students Give Flu Shots

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College of Pharmacy students at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center are giving free flu shots to homeless people who participate in a community outreach program in Memphis. The school’s American Pharmacists Association Academy of Student Pharmacists chapter was given a $3,000 grant last year to help vaccinate people with reduced incomes in Memphis.  


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Dr. DeVincenzo Studies Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV)

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John DeVincenzo, MD, of the department of pediatrics at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis, Tenn., said the current double blind, placebo-controlled phase 2 study aimed to evaluate ALS‑008176, an oral nucleoside analogue that causes nascent RNA chain-termination, thereby inhibiting RSV replication.


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UTHSC Announces Medical Education Dean

The Daily News

Clint W. Snyder, PhD, MBA, has been appointed as the senior associate dean and chair for the new Department of Medical Education in the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) College of Medicine.


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Dr. Wheless on Epilepsy Awareness

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“Raising awareness about epilepsy at a young age is more important than ever as stigma about the condition persists,” said James W. Wheless, MD, Professor and Chief of Pediatric Neurology, The University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital, Memphis, TN and a peer reviewer of the book. “The hope is that by increasing education about epilepsy through… Read More


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UT Health Science Center unveils master plan for Memphis campus

The Commercial Appeal

The first major master plan in two decades for the University of Tennessee Health Science Center aims to start a conversation well beyond the borders of the Memphis Medical Center-area campus. With its new five-year plan for adding 15 new facilities and renovating 10 more on the campus, the university also is inviting its neighbors, developers,… Read More