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Surgeon Who Helped Pulse Victims Trained at UTHSC

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It’s been one year since the deadly attack on Pulse nightclub in Orlando. Monday, the victims were remembered. Hundreds gathered outside the club overnight and all day Monday to mark the solemn anniversary. The crowd gathering marked the exact moment when the gunfire started just around 2:00 a.m. Eastern. 49 people died and more than… Read More


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UT Med treating opioid crisis as medical, not moral

The Commercial Appeal

When you think of a drug addict, who do you see? A criminal who is mentally weak, morally deficient or recklessly irresponsible? Or a child or spouse or friend or neighbor who is physically ill? Dr. David Stern, dean of the University of Tennessee’s College of Medicine in Memphis, is trying to get us to see… Read More


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One Year Later: Mobile Stroke Unit Saving Time, Lives in Memphis

The Commercial Appeal

A year after a mobile stroke unit hit the streets of Memphis, officials say it is saving lives by cutting the time it takes to treat stroke patients. The University of Tennessee Health Science Center began using the 14-ton ambulance last year as part of a three-year controlled study. The unit has a CT scanner that can X-ray images of… Read More


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Memphis High-Risk Obstetrical Program Travels Overseas

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A high-risk obstetrical care program developed at The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) and Regional One Health in Memphis has expanded overseas. Dr. Giancarlo Mari, professor and chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology at UTHSC and founder of the Obstetrical Feasible Approach to Safety Training (OB F.A.S.T.) program, along with Dr. Danielle Tate, Dr.… Read More


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Local Medical Program Expands Internationally

The Daily News

A simulation program created by physicians at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and Regional One Health to train health care workers to more efficiently handle obstetrical emergencies is now expanding internationally. he program was founded about five years ago by Dr. Giancarlo Mari, professor and chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology at UTHSC, as… Read More


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The Role of Psychiatrists in the Stepping Up Initiative

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Dr. Altha Stewart sees the Stepping Up Initiative not only as a way for counties to improve the treatment of the mentally ill, but as a challenge to the psychiatric community to generate solutions. She discussed that and other topics with County News a year after she spoke at the 2016 Stepping Up summit in… Read More


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Shooting, evacuation delays do not deter Rachel’s posthumous graduation

The Commercial Appeal

Rachel Kay Stevens got her master’s degree in occupational therapy Friday afternoon. Even though an unrelated shooting at a Downtown hotel caused police to cancel the graduation ceremony next door at the Cook Convention Center. Even though hundreds of graduates and their families had to evacuate the convention center’s ballroom 15 minutes after the ceremony was to… Read More


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Protect Yourself from Abnormal Swallowing

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We all occasionally cough when drinking too fast, talking while eating, or when that random bite “goes down the wrong way.” But for some people, swallowing problems can result in more than just a cough. Abnormal swallowing can be chronic, sometimes painful or embarrassing, and potentially life-threatening. But, there are things you can do to… Read More