A physician from the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development has been tapped to direct a new UT-Le Bonheur Pediatric Obesity Center and to lead other initiatives at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital
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With fall enrollment expected to be approximately 585 students, the UTHSC College of Health Professions (COHP) now comprises six departments: Audiology and Speech Pathology, Clinical Laboratory Sciences, Health Informatics and Information Management, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy and Physician Assistant Studies.
Dr. Teresa Waters is the senior author of a paper examining the post-recession financial health of hospitals that was presented at the National Press Club and published in Health Affairs, a leading journal of health policy, thought and research.
“The current trend is for occupational therapy services to be provided in the home,” says Anne Zachry, Ph.D., assistant professor of occupational therapy at The University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis and author of Retro Baby.
Early intervention means using “therapy services to enhance a child’s ability to interact with others and the environment; these everyday experiences and interactions are essential for optimal child development,” says Anne Zachry, Ph.D., assistant professor of occupational therapy at The University of Tennessee Health Science Center and author of Retro Baby.
Casey Laizure, a professor in the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s department of clinical pharmacy, says there are several factors he looks for to determine if a person is an addict.
… we hope that this awareness will encourage providers to limit radiation exposure in children, when alternative procedures can offer the same benefit with less radiation,” said Jason Johnson, an assistant professor at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in the US.
The County Commission this week awarded a $3.1 million contract to UTHSC to run the West Tennessee Regional Forensic Center and Shelby County Medical Examiner’s Office. The school plans to develop a Center of Excellence in Forensic Science.