Ivan C. Gerling, PhD, associate professor at UTHSC and research biologist at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center Memphis (VAMC), has been awarded a nearly $1.3 million 5-year grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
Jon H. Robertson, MD, professor and chair of the Department of Neurosurgery, was named president-elect of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) at the AANS Annual Meeting in San Francisco, April 24-27, 2006.
Gabor J. Tigyi, MD, PhD, professor of physiology at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has been named the Harriet S. Van Vleet Professor in Oncology Research.
Two College of Nursing graduates will be honored at the Alumni Awards Banquet on April 21. Jan Young, DNSc (1985), will receive the Outstanding Alumna Award, and Nancy Moss, MSN, (BSN, 1964) will be named Most Supportive Alumna.
The UT Hamilton Eye Institute is the most recent beneficiary of philanthropist David D. “Mickey” Coleman. His $1.1 million gift is in the form of a charitable remainder annuity trust establishing the David D. Coleman Endowment.
Beta Theta Chapter-at-Large of Sigma Theta Tau International, Honor Society of Nursing will officially grow at 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 18, at a rechartering and new member induction ceremony.
The University Club will be the site of the Fifth Sir Harold Ridley Distinguished Visiting Professorship for Creativity and Innovation in Ophthalmology hosted by UTHSC’s Hamilton Eye Institute.
A special documentary on neurosurgery will highlight the work of Allen Sills, MD, an assistant professor in the Department of Neurosurgery at UTHSC. The one-hour segment airs on WMC-TV at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 13.