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Fear, lack of insurance could be keeping Memphis-area women from mammograms

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A recent study has determined Shelby County has the medical capacity for all women to receive their yearly mammogram. Now, the question remains, with some of the highest breast cancer mortality rates in the country, why aren’t they? Although white women are diagnosed with breast cancer more often, black women in the Memphis area are… Read More


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UT interim president wants more money for medical residencies

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University of Tennessee interim president Randy Boyd is considering seeking more state funding for medicine residencies, an effort to offset stagnant federal dollars and enable the UT Health Science Center to graduate more physicians. Boyd wants to see more residencies coming out of UTHSC, especially for family practice doctors, but he said those prospects depend… Read More


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UTHSC donates 300 toys to bus crash victims and their families

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It’s the season of giving, and for the students and staff at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center it’s a time to help give Christmas cheer to kids who may have a hard time finding it. “The idea of collecting the toys was to do something kind of uplifting to help get the Christmas… Read More


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Methodist president: $275M Shorb Tower will see ‘pioneering advances’ in medicine

The Memphis Business Journal

A key component of the new tower is the UT/Methodist Transplant Institute, consolidating inpatient and outpatient services into one location. Three of the tower’s 18 operating rooms dedicated to transplant. “As the major academic campus and principal teaching hospital of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), it is important that we are pioneering… Read More


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Pilot program aims to keep kids out of juvenile justice system

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When the Shelby County Youth Assessment Center launches next year, it will be part of a cultural shift aimed at changing the way authorities respond to juvenile offenders. The center, operated by the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, will provide services like trauma informed care and referrals to community providers to help families find… Read More


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Exclusive: New wave tech helps university recruit, add revenue

The Memphis Business Journal

Drug manufacturing capabilities along with cutting-edge regenerative and precision medicine might prove to be transformative for UTHSC.


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UTHSC campus in midst of hidden building boom — attached to a $2.9B impact

The Memphis Business Journal

Tucked away in the Medical District near Union Avenue, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) is in the midst of a building boom.


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Top Workplaces 2018: Perks offered by leading Memphis employer

The Commercial Appeal

From “lunch and learns” to short work weeks and subsidized medical premiums, employee perks and benefits stand out among companies selected for The Commercial Appeal’s Top Workplaces 2018. Here’s a look at some of the offerings: …University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis provides tuition waivers for employees who take undergraduate and graduate courses… Read More