On April 22, Michelle Nixon received the IMHOTEP Award during the Student Government Association Executive Council (SGAEC) banquet at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. SGAEC President Ben Maddox presented the award, which acknowledges outstanding service to UTHSC students.
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Andrew Kang, professor in the Division of Connective Tissue Diseases in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, has received a $1.65 million grant to study rheumatoid arthritis.
Robert G. Shreve is relinquishing his role as associate dean for medical education in the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Medicine on June 16… Most recently, he led the college through its successful eight-year reaccreditation by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education.
Students, residents, and faculty at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Dentistry will now have access to new, sophisticated oral and maxillofacial imaging technology due to apartnership between the UT College of Dentistry and LED Imaging, a new division of LED Dental announced earlier this month.
Instead of abandoning hope, University of Tennessee molecular biologist Maria Gomes-Solecki decided to apply the vaccine to another carrier: mice. Ticks that sucked the blood of vaccinated mice would also ingest antibodies the mice had produced, which would kill any bacteria the ticks carried, preventing them from transmitting the disease.
Dr. Karen Johnson, interim director of Preventive Medicine at UTHSC, is interviewed on WREG-TV’s Live@9 show about study results showing there may be a link between diet sodas and cardiovascular events in post-menopausal women. Dr. Johnson is the interim chair of the Department of Preventive Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and joined… Read More
Dr. Brandon Triplett has been selected by members of the Southeastern Illinois College Mu Psi Chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society to join Southeastern’s Distinguished Alumni roster. He is an assistant member in the Department of Bone Marrow Transplantation & Cellular Therapy at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, and Assistant Professor in the Department… Read More
“Nicotine is a known cardiovascular risk factor; it causes heart attacks and strokes.”