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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


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UTHSC Selects Dean of Extramural Affairs

The Daily News

Dr. John Douglas Seeberg has been named the inaugural associate dean of extramural affairs in the College of Dentistry at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, effective immediately. Seeberg previously worked as the assistant dean of clinical affairs in the College of Dentistry. Holding true to its mission of education, research, clinical care and public… Read More


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Prominent Cataract Surgeon to Speak in Memphis

The Daily News

On Thursday, Oct. 23, the Hamilton Eye Institute at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center will host its 13th annual Sir Harold Ridley Distinguished Visiting Professorship for Creativity and Innovation in Medicine and Ophthalmology. The event, which is open to the public, will be held in the Freeman Auditorium at Hamilton Eye, 930 Madison Ave.,… Read More


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New Med board members get nod

The Commercial Appeal

The commission approved Mayor Mark Luttrell’s appointments of Dr. Kennard Brown and Dr. William Evans to the Shelby County Healthcare Corp. board of directors, which oversees the Regional One Medical Center. Brown is executive vice chancellor and chief operations officer at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Evans is the retired director and CEO of… Read More


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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.