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UT Hamilton Eye Institute to Host Distiguished Visiting Professor

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The University Club will be the site of the Fifth Sir Harold Ridley Distinguished Visiting Professorship for Creativity and Innovation in Ophthalmology hosted by UTHSC’s Hamilton Eye Institute.


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UTHSC Names Jones and Johnson as Vice Chancellors

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UTHSC announces the naming of two new vice chancellors to fulfill the academic health science center’s missions of community service and research.


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Documentary Highlights Neuroscience Program

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A special documentary on neurosurgery will highlight the work of Allen Sills, MD, an assistant professor in the Department of Neurosurgery at UTHSC. The one-hour segment airs on WMC-TV at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 13.


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UTHSC Symposium Targets First Responders

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Emergency first responders will have a unique opportunity to hear from Personal Digital Assistant (PDA) experts at a PDA Symposium and Exhibits Fair, held from noon to 5 p.m. on Thursday, March 23.


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UTHSC Summer Programs Help Students Explore Health Careers

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UTHSC is offering high school seniors through undergraduate college students the opportunity to explore health careers by participating in its summer enrichment programs.


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McGinnis to Receive UT College of Dentistry Alumnus Award

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J. Perry McGinnis, Jr. DDS, of Loudon, Tenn., has been selected as the 2006 UTHSC College of Dentistry Outstanding Alumnus. He will receive the award Friday, March 3, at the annual alumni luncheon held at the Memphis Hilton.


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Delta Dental Completes $1 Million Commitment to UTHSC

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Delta Dental of Tennessee has made a $300,000 donation to the College of Dentistry at UTHSC. This finalizes a commitment by Delta Dental to donate $1 million to the college.


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Calcium and Vitamin D Supplements Offer Modest Bone Improvements

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Calcium and vitamin D supplements in healthy postmenopausal women provide a modest benefit in preserving bone mass and prevent hip fractures in certain groups, according to the results of a major clinical trial.