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Black children more likely to die after surgery: Study

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“We definitely need further investigation to find out why these risk factors are more prevalent, and more strongly associated with risk of death, among Black children,” lead researcher Oguz Bilgic of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center said in a statement. While researchers aren’t sure why Black children are more susceptible to death following… Read More


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Confederate 901 rally in Memphis remains peaceful

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Demonstrations against the removal of the Confederate statues in Downtown Memphis included a small gathering and a ride around I-240 led by the Confederate 901 group, was originally supposed to be a rally. The protest remained peaceful and small, with police and media outnumbering the protesters.The four streets bordering Health Science Park were closed in… Read More


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Leilani Collins Retiring from UTHSC

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‘Never stop learning.’This is the final message that accomplished medical technologist and educator Leilani ‘Lani’ Collins would like to share with her students as she transitions into retirement. Collins, who has served in her profession for more than four decades, is an associate professor in the Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences in the College of… Read More


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Lights at Health Sciences Park haven’t been on since statue removal

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The lights at Health Sciences Park haven’t been on since the removal of the Nathan Bedford Forrest statue. WMC Action News 5 reached out to the City of Memphis, MLGW, and the park’s new owner Memphis Greenspace, Inc. to find out who is in charge of keeping the lights. For University of Tennessee Health Science… Read More


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University of Tennessee Health Science Center continued its master plan in 2017

The Memphis Business Journal

University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) continued an ambitious campus master plan as part of its overall strategy.


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UTHSC’s David Stern proposes substance addiction network

The Daily News

For Dr. David Stern of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, his interest in proposing a new pilot program to benefit those with mental health and substance use problems comes from a deeply personal as well as professional place.


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UT Health Science Center now a smoke-free, tobacco-free campus

WREG

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center is now officially one of 13 colleges and universities in the state to be designated a smoke-free, tobacco-free campus.


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Say goodbye to smoking on Memphis UT Health Science campus Jan. 1

The Commercial Appeal

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center campus is going smoke-free Jan. 1, a move intended to reinforce the school’s mission of promoting good health. The policy is sweeping, covering 55 acres of the medical district campus, including sidewalks and parking lots adjacent to university buildings. Also prohibited is smoking, as well as e-cigarettes, in… Read More