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Petersent to Announce Recommendation for New Chancellor

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UT President John Petersen will announce his recommendation for a new chancellor for UTHSC and vice president for health affairs on Friday, February 25 at 10:30 a.m. in the lobby of the General Education Building.


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UT’s Hamilton Eye Institute to Benefit From Generous Donation

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UTHSC is pleased to announce a $500,000 donation by the Hyde Family Foundation to the Hamilton Eye Institute. This generous donation is being used to construct the Hyde Family Foundation Glaucoma Center.


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Signficant Increase to Help Recruit African-American Faculty to UTHSC

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UTHSC recently received $837,000 in funding under the provisions of the Geier Consent Decree for FY 2004-2005. The funds are designated to increase recruitment and support of African-American faculty.


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Biosafety Committee to Meet

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The Institutional Biosafety Committee will meet on Thursday, February 10 at 4 p.m. in room 201 of the Molecular Sciences Building at 858 Madison Avenue. The public is welcome to attend.


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Health Study Reveals Many Memphians at Risk

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Do you know your BMI? According to the recently released results of the first Memphis Behavioral Risk Factors Survey, nearly 85% of Shelby County adults do not know their Body Mass Index.


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Fleming Elected President of National Organization

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James C. Fleming, MD, FACS, professor of ophthalmology at UTHSC is the newly elected president of the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.


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UT Pediatric Reading Program Awarded 7,000 Books

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First Book, a national non-profit in Washington, DC, recently selected UT as the recipient of 7,000 books for its Reach Out and Read program.


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Search Committee Selects Four Finalists for UTHSC Chancellor

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Under the direction of Committee Chair Robert Waller, MD, the search committee for the position of Vice President for Health Affairs and UTHSC Chancellor selected four candidates to recommend to UT President John Petersen for his consideration.