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Shah Receives Occupational Therapy Profession’s Highest Honor

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Surya Shah, PhD, professor of occupational therapy at UTHSC, recently was named a Fellow of the American Occupational Therapy Association at its annual conference in Long Beach, Calif.


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UTMG Physicians Named to Best Doctors in America Database

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The 2006 listing of Best Doctors in America names more than 80 UT Medical Group physicians, all of whom are qualified to teach on the faculty of the UTHSC College of Medicine, as best in their fields.


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UTHSC Students Compete to Develop Disaster Plan

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UTHSC students are taking a unique approach to preparing for disasters that may hit the Memphis region in the future by competing in the fourth annual Rice Intercollegiate Bowl to solve a complex healthcare case.


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Online Surveys Aim to Improve Access to Health Information

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Tennessee libraries are sponsoring online surveys to help improve access to health information through grant-funded local initiatives.


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UTHSC Dean Gourley Presented Hungarian Life Achievement Award

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Dick Gourley, PharmD, dean of the UTHSC College of Pharmacy, was presented the Lifetime Achievement Award by the Hungarian Private Pharmacists’ Association (HPPA) at the association’s national convention in Siofok, Hungary.


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Chyka Appointed Associate Dean of UT College of Pharmacy in Knoxville

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Effective January 1, Peter A. Chyka, PharmD, was appointed associate dean of the College of Pharmacy’s Knoxville campus. Dick R. Gourley, PharmD, professor and dean of the UTHSC College of Pharmacy, announced the appointment.


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Congress Appropriates $2 Million to UTHSC Initiatives

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The UT Cancer Institute and the UT Rapid Biopathogen Detection Technology Program, two of UTHSC’s most dynamic initiatives, will each receive $1 million as part of the Fiscal Year 2006 Defense Appropriations bill.


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Briggs Gift Allows Eye Institute to Begin Diabetic Retinopathy Program

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Thanks to a three-year $150,000 grant from the Thomas W. Briggs Foundation, UTHSC’s Hamilton Eye Institute can develop a program to help patients who suffer from diabetic retinopathy.