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Researcher Awarded NIH Grant to Improve Cardiac Function

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Yao Sun, MD, PhD, professor of medicine at UTHSC, has been awarded a 1.4 million dollar National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant to investigate how to improve cardiac function in patients following a heart attack.


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UTHSC Researcher Awarded NIH Merit Grant

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Leonard Johnson, PhD, the Thomas A. Gerwin Professor and chair of the Department of Physiology at UTHSC, was recently awarded a prestigious National Institutes of Health (NIH) MERIT award.


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UTHSC College of Nursing Hosts Forensic Nursing Conference

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The College of Nursing’s second annual Forensic Nursing Conference is scheduled from 8:30 a.m. until 4 p.m. on Friday, July 22. The title of this year’s conference is “How Communities Address Elder Abuse.”


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Students Begin Classes In Innovative Nursing Program

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Class began last week for the first students entering the newly minted undergraduate nursing degree program (BSN) offered by UTHSC in affiliation with Methodist Healthcare.


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Dhanireddy to Lead Neonatology at UTHSC

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Ramasubbareddy Dhanireddy, MD, has been named neonatology division chief and the Sheldon B. Korones Professor in Neonatology at UTHSC.


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Research to Prevent Blindness Awards Grant to Ophthalmology Department

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Research to Prevent Blindness (RPB) has awarded a $110,000 grant to the UTHSC ophthalmology department to support research into the causes, treatment and prevention of blinding diseases.


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One Hundred and Fifty Participate in Health Career Summer Programs

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Getting a summer job took on new meaning for more than 150 undergraduate and high school students who participated in four different health career programs offered by UTHSC.


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Cashion Selected for Prestigious National Fellowship

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Ann Cashion, PhD, associate professor and chair of the Acute and Chronic Care Department at the UTHSC College of Nursing, has been selected as a 2005 Robert Wood Johnson Executive Nurse Fellow.