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Anna Bukiya Receives Grant to Study Alcoholism

The Daily News

Anna Bukiya, associate professor in the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, has received a $393,750 grant from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, a subsidiary of the National Institutes of Health, to study how alcohol consumption during pregnancy alters development of the fetal brain.


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UTHSC Alum LeAnn Foster Childress calls Physical Therapy ‘the profession God created me to do’

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LeAnn was then accepted into the physical therapy program at the University of Tennessee in Memphis. Following PT school she was able to get a job at the West Tennessee Rehab Center in Jackson.


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UT doctors in Memphis form strong bond with Regional One Health

The Commercial Appeal

Faculty members of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center have long been the specialist physicians staffing the Regional Medical Center, but on Wednesday they are embracing a new role. With the launch of a new academic physician group called UT Regional One Physicians, the medical school faculty who also practice will play a larger, more… Read More


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Dr. Owen Phillips Quoted on Amendment 1

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“Vote No on One Tennessee,” the campaign committee against Amendment 1, launched its ad on cable TV in Nashville. It features Dr. Owen Phillips, an obstetrics and gynecology specialist and medical school professor at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, talking about a patient who battled cancer during her pregnancy.


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Dr. Paul Juarez Quoted on Shortage of Primary Care Physicians

The Daily News

“The issue is misdistribution of where doctors are,” said Paul D. Juarez, co-director of the Research Center on Health Disparities, Equity and Exposome, and professor of preventive medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center.  


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UTHSC Sponsors Domestic Violence Event

The Commercial Appeal

“I stand here today as hope to somebody — somebody who thinks there is no hope,” Flowers told listeners at an event Saturday held in advance of Domestic Violence Awareness Month in October . . . The event at which she was speaking was sponsored by the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and Alpha Eta… Read More


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Dr. Sandra Arnold Quoted in LA Times

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. . . the new research is “yet another reason to use antibiotics wisely,” said Dr. Sandra Arnold, associate professor of pediatrics and chief of the division of infectious diseases at University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center.


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The Blues Project at UTHSC Hosts Health Fair

My Fox Memphis

The Blues Project at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center hosted its eighth annual community health fair today.