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Brain Trauma Symposium Draws Experts on Risks of Sports Concussions

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The Memphis community can learn about the hidden risks of sports concussions during a Brain Trauma Symposium presented by the Neuroscience Institute of UTHSC on Thursday, April 28. The symposium is free, open to the public.


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Tonia Rex, PhD, Awarded $200,000 from Research to Prevent Blindness

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Tonia S. Rex, PhD, an assistant professor at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has been named the recipient of the Research to Prevent Blindness (RPB) Career Development Award, a $200,000 grant.


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UTHSC Names David M. Stern, MD, Executive Dean, College of Medicine

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Steve J. Schwab, MD, chancellor for the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), is pleased to announce that David M. Stern, MD, has been named executive dean for the UT College of Medicine (COM) campuses statewide.


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Urban Smiles and the Assisi Foundation Launch Project Choppers

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The Urban Smiles initiative at UTHSC has launched a new project to teach children to care for their teeth. Project Choppers is a fun coloring book that tells a story encouraging children to practice good habits in oral hygiene.


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UTHSC Hosts 2011 NanoDays Celebration

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On Tuesday, March 29, the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) will host a daylong NanoDays celebration.


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Hamilton Eye Institute Celebrates 10th Anniversary of Ridley Award

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On March 31 at 7 p.m., the University of Tennessee Hamilton Eye Institute will host the 10th Annual Sir Harold Ridley Distinguished Visiting Professorship for Creativity and Innovation in Medicine and Ophthalmology.


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Shelley White-Means Receives American Economic Association Appointment

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UTHSC is pleased to announce that Shelley White-Means, PhD, professor of Health Economics, has been appointed to the Committee on the Status of Women in the Economics Profession (CSWEP).


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Surgery Sooner is Better for Children with Perforated Appendicitis

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For children with a perforated appendix, early appendectomy appears to reduce the time away from normal activities and has fewer adverse events as compared to another common option, according to a report.