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UTHSC Scientists Collaborate to Discover Key to Flesh-Eating Disease

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An international team of researchers have discovered an explanation for how a deadly strain of “flesh-eating” bacteria has evolved to produce serious human infections worldwide.


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Interim Deans Named for Dentistry, Graduate Health Sciences Colleges

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Hershel P. Wall, MD, interim chancellor for UTHSC, announced the appointment of interim deans Mark Patters, DDS, PhD, and Edward Schneider, PhD, for the colleges of Dentistry and Graduate Health Sciences, respectively.


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Gabor Tigyi MD, PhD, Named Chairman of the Department of Physiology

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Steve J. Schwab, MD, executive dean of the College of Medicine for UTHSC, has announced the appointment of Gabor Tigyi, MD, PhD, as chairman for the Department of Physiology in the College of Medicine, Memphis.


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Maness Named Chairman, Department of Family Medicine

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Steve J. Schwab, MD, executive dean of the College of Medicine for the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has announced the appointment of David L. Maness, DO, MSS, FAAFP, as chairman for the Department of Family Medicine.


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Mid-South Women Part of Women’s Health Initiative Study

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Results from a substudy of the WHI Estrogen-Alone Trial show that younger postmenopausal women taking estrogen-alone hormone therapy have less calcium plaque build-up in their arteries compared to their peers with no hormone therapy.


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Seaberg Named Dean for the College of Medicine, Chattanooga

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Steve J. Schwab, MD, executive dean of the College of Medicine for the UT Health Science Center (UTHSC), has announced the appointment of David C. Seaberg, MD, CPE, FACEP, as dean for the College of Medicine, Chattanooga.


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Dean Gilpatrick and Dean Peppler Depart UT Health Science Center

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UTHSC Interim Chancellor Hershel Wall, MD, announced that Russell Gilpatrick, DDS, dean of the College of Dentistry, and Richard Peppler, PhD, dean of the College of Graduate Health Sciences, are leaving their positions to pursue new opportunities.


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UTHSC Professor Howe Awarded National Microbiology Honor

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Martha M. Howe, PhD, Van Vleet Professor of Virology, UT Health Science Center, was honored recently with the Alice C. Evans Award for her contributions to the advancement and full participation of women in microbiology.