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Free Glaucoma Screenings at Forrest Park and Civil Rights Museum

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This Thursday, August 3, free glaucoma screenings will be conducted at Forrest Park (Madison and Dunlap, across from the UTHSC Student Alumni Center) and on Friday, August 4, at the Mulberry entrance to the National Civil Rights Museum.


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UT President Petersen Introduces Strategic Plan

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More students who finish their degrees, research that sparks economic development, and programs that reach around the world are the targets of a strategic plan being introduced this week by UT President John Petersen.


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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.