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Ruffner Appointed Interim Dean of the College of Medicine, Chattanooga

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B. Winfred Ruffner, Jr., MD, an accomplished leader in medical oncology, will assume the interim dean position of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) College of Medicine, Chattanooga, on August 1 for a one-year period.


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Smoking Cessation Research Study Moves from Mayo Clinic to Memphis

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An innovative smoking cessation research study moves from the Mayo Clinic to the UTHSC Department of Preventive Medicine, where researchers are looking for 275 smokers to participate in a new approach called Step.


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Two UTHSC Executive Appointments Focus on Academic Excellence

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William F. Owen, Jr., MD, chancellor of the UT Health Science Center, announced today the appointment of two senior executives to his leadership team.


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Researcher’s Discovery Lays Groundwork for Future Asthma Therapies

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The discovery of a unique intracellular organization of proteins in smooth muscle cells could have a significant impact on the treatment of asthma.


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UTHSC College of Pharmacy Students Establish Garrett Scholarship

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Students at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) College of Pharmacy have established a scholarship endowment in the name of Melinda Garrett.


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UTHSC Telehealth Network to be featured on “Weekend Today”

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UTHSC’s innovative telehealth network will be featured on this Saturday’s broadcast of the “Weekend Today” show.


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Dean Frank A. DiBianca Steps Down from Administrative Role

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Effective June 30, Frank A. DiBianca, PhD, will step down from his position as dean of the College of Health Science Engineering at UTHSC to focus on his research and teaching.


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UT Health Science Center Researchers Make Burn Treatment Discovery

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University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) researchers have found a new way to treat insulin resistance, one of the major impediments to recovery for burn victims.