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Dr. Cassandra Howard Named ER Director at Methodist Germantown

The Daily News

Dr. Cassandra Howard has been named the medical director for the emergency department at Methodist Le Bonheur Germantown Hospital. She earned her Doctor of Medicine from the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee and completed her residency in internal medicine and pediatrics at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center.  


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Research Done at UTHSC Plays Key Role in Alzheimer’s Research

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The Mouse Brain Library, established by Robert Williams based at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, contains data on over 10,000 brains and numerical data from just over 20,000 mice.


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Dentistry dean will study motor and vocal tics

The Commercial Appeal

Timothy L. Hottel, DDS, MS, MBA, dean of the College of Dentistry at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), will serve as principal investigator for a $340,000 clinical study funded by TicTocStop, Inc.


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One-stop cancer treatment goal close for West Clinic

The Memphis Business Journal

Three years into a seven-year partnership with Methodist Le Bonheur Health Careand the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, the West Cancer Center is getting closer to its goal of providing cancer care through a single entity.


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UTHSC Students Lead Anti-Tobacco Efforts in Schools

The Commercial Appeal

“At the UT Health Science Center, we are training health care specialists for tomorrow,” said Beth Choby, MD, FAAFP, associate professor in the Department of Medical Education at UTHSC. “Health starts with community involvement, and it is critical for physicians and pharmacists to be actively involved in our communities. Tar Wars provides the opportunity to… Read More


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Dr. Fabian Discusses the Necessity of Surgery

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“It’s not so much the chronologic age as it is the physiologic age,” says Timothy Fabian, MD, the Harwell Wilson Alumni Professor and chair of the Department of Surgery at UTHSC. “You can have some 50- or 60-year-olds who are going to do worse than some 90-year-olds because they haven’t taken care of themselves. They might… Read More


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Dean Hottel Receives Grant for Tourette Syndrome

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Timothy L. Hottel, DDS, MS, MBA, dean of the College of Dentistry at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), will serve as principal investigator for a $340,000 clinical study funded by TicTocStop, Inc. TicTocStop has a mission focused on improving the lives of people with Tourette Syndrome. The study plans to enroll 65… Read More


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Dr. Narayana Gets Grant from Michael J. Fox Foundation

High Ground

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center(UTHSC) will be able to delve deeper into the mysteries surrounding two neurological diseases, thanks to two recent grants totaling more than $1 million. The school received $340,000 from TicTocStop, Inc. to conduct an innovative clinical study on Tourette’s syndrome, along with $680,000 from the Michael J. Fox Foundation for research into Parkinson’s disease.