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Hamilton Eye Institute Director Earns Top Award

The Daily News

Dr. James Fleming, director of the Hamilton Eye Institute at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, has received the 2017 Outstanding Physician Award from the Tennessee Medical Association. Fleming is also the Philip M. Lewis Professor of Ophthalmology and former chair of the Department of Ophthalmology in the College of Medicine at UTHSC.


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$37 Million UTHSC Medical Simulation Facility Changing How Students Learn

The Daily News

While learning on the job is pretty common in most professions, when it comes to health care the stakes are much higher, which is why the University of Tennessee Health Science Center decided to invest in new a $37 million medical simulation facility that will offer students unprecedented access to hands-on training.


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UTHSC Hosting Pharmaceutical Safety Conference

The Daily News

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center is working toward playing a major role in the safety and quality of medical products and the global pharmaceutical supply chain. Its latest step in that direction is the university’s designation as a Center of Excellence in global medical product quality and pharmaceutical supply chain security. That comes… Read More


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Pharmaceutical security conference aims to ensure strict safety standards for medications

WREG

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — When we pick up our medication at a local pharmacy, most of us probably assume we’re getting what we pay for, at least in terms of quality. But there’s increasing concern over what’s called “false pharmaceuticals” and the impact they can have on your health. These are often medicines manufactured in foreign… Read More


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FDA, Pfizer, Merck join WHO in Memphis for global drug conference

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Pharmaceutical industry representatives and regulators from 13 countries were in Memphis this week to discuss safety strategies for global pharmaceutical manufacturing, shipping and delivery. University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) hosted 75 attendees from June 26-29. Agencies represented included the World Health Organization, the U.S. Public Health Service, and the Food and Drug Administration… Read More


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Local student investigates the smell of fear

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One Memphis-based graduate student is doing what might be called a “smell test.” Jordan Ross a student in the department of anatomy and neurobiology in University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC)’s College of Medicine, will receive $87,000 over two years to study changes related to fear and odor processing in the brain. The grant… Read More


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UTHSC opens center for blood disorders and has news on diabetes and eye surgery

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center, which is committed to addressing the health care needs of the local community, the state and beyond, has announced the opening of a new center for bleeding disorders. UTHSC also announced it is leading a coalition of primary care providers in the Mid-South to help African-American adults diagnosed… Read More


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UT College of Pharmacy Expands Regional Tuition Program

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Pharmacy is expanding its regional tuition rate program to pharmacy students living out of state within a 200-mile radius of the college’s instructional sites in Memphis, Nashville, and Knoxville, effective for fall 2017.