The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) has opened a more than 150-bed housing facility on the Memphis campus to students, faculty, staff, residents, postdocs and fellows displaced by flood waters.
UTHSC has been awarded $669,750 in grants from the Department of Health and Human Services. Over the life of the grants, the projected awards will total more than $2,053,500.
Pediatric nephrologist Russell Chesney, M.D., is the recipient of the 2011 John Howland Medal, the highest honor of the American Pediatric Society.
The search committee charged with finding top candidates for the position as vice chancellor for Research at UTHSC has selected five finalists. Over the next few weeks, each of the finalists will visit the main UTHSC campus.
Pyongsoo David Yoon, MD, has been appointed as co-director, surgical, for the Cardiovascular Institute for Methodist University Hospital and UT Medical Group.
The research of Karen C. Johnson, MD, MPH, professor and interim chair of the UTHSC Department of Preventive Medicine, is featured in the current issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA).
Tim Hottel, DDS, MS, MBA, dentistry dean at UTHSC, has announced an Advanced Specialty Education Program in Endodontics and the addition of Adam Lloyd, BDS, MS, as associate professor and chair of the Department of Endodontics.
On Thursday, April 28, more than one million participants in the Great Central U.S. ShakeOut will practice exactly what to do when they participate in the largest earthquake drill in the Central United States.