Domestic abuse survivor Mildred Muhammad, the ex-wife of D.C. sniper John A. Muhammad, will be the keynote speaker October 28 at “Bridging Troubled Waters,” a free community forum aimed at ending domestic violence, resolving conflicts peacefully and building healthy relationships.
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Former Lady Vol Tamika Catchings will be speaking at an upcoming event in Knoxville. The former WNBA player and Olympic gold medalist will be sharing her story of sports and hearing loss at a dinner benefiting the University of Tennessee Health Science Center Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology.
Under the direction of David Stern, MD, formerly Robert Kaplan Executive Dean of the College of Medicine, UTHSC has been at the forefront of addiction medicine. Dr. Stern, who is now the vice chancellor for Health Affairs for Statewide Initiatives at UTHSC, led the launch of the UTHSC Center for Addiction Science, which combines evidence-based… Read More
The College of Dentistry at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center has received full reaccreditation from the Commission on Dental Accreditation of the American Dental Association, the nation’s largest dental association. This was accomplished under the direction of Timothy Hottel, who served as dean of the college for eight years. The reaccreditation designation, which… Read More
Area colleges are having more robust conversations about rape and rolling out new initiatives after several recent alleged off-campus sexual assaults involving University of Memphis students. “Students have asked for access to self-defense courses, and I met with university police to start that planning for those courses,” said Justin Lawhead, dean of students and associate… Read More
Obese girls may face a significantly higher risk for developing allergies, a new study suggests…Dr. Jay Lieberman, an assistant professor of pediatrics with the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, and LeBonheur Children’s Hospital in Memphis, agreed.
The University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Pharmacy is the first among the six colleges on campus to establish and award a faculty and staff endowed scholarship. Eighty-six percent of faculty and staff in the college contributed to the scholarship as of August 31. The college has raised more than $29,000, exceeding the… Read More
The numbers are staggering. Approximately 10 million people a year are physically abused by their partner and an astonishing 20,000 calls are placed to domestic violence hotlines every day. That means it’s not unlikely that someone you know is a victim.