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Alternate-Care COVID-19 Hospital Construction Complete, UTHSC Poised to Manage Operations

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Richard Walker, MD, chair of emergency medicine and director of the emergency medicine residency program at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, watched Monday as the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers handed off the newly completed alternate-care hospital in the former Commercial Appeal Building on Union Avenue to state and local leaders for… Read More


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UTHSC Researchers Receive UT Collaboration and Innovation Grants

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Eleven projects involving researchers from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center were among 25 awarded One UT Collaboration and Innovation Grants announced today. The more than two dozen total projects selected received in excess of $1 million in grants. They range across three categories: educate, discover, and connect. “We wanted to support innovative ideas… Read More


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Hamilton Eye Institute Emphasizes Importance of Emergency Care During Coronavirus Pandemic

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The Hamilton Eye Institute (HEI) at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center has continued to serve the community during the COVID-19 pandemic. “While we are following the Safer at Home guidelines, HEI has remained open to provide urgent care and emergency services to our patients and their families,” said Penny A. Asbell, MD, FACS,… Read More


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UTHSC Gold Humanism Honor Society Chapter Recognized with Exemplary Ranking

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Fourth-year medical student and UTHSC Gold Humanism Honor Society (GHHS) Chattanooga Student liaison, Larissa Wolf remembers when she received a care package during her second-year of medical school from the UTHSC Gold Humanism Honor Society (GHHS) chapter. The gift came just in time, since Wolf would be spending most of the year applying the information… Read More


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Graduate Health Sciences: Shaping the Future of Scientific Research

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In the latest issue of College of Graduate Health Sciences magazine you’ll learn about the college’s strategic and active approach to its in-state, national, and global relationships and how it’s enhancing the quality of research training of students, postdoctoral fellows, and faculty. In this issue, you’ll also have the opportunity to meet some of the… Read More


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Gosain Receives $2.1 M Grant for Hirschprung Enterocolitis Research

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Hirschsprung-associated enterocolitis (HAEC) is a life-threatening complication of Hirschsprung Disease, a common cause of intestinal obstruction in newborns. Hirschsprung Disease results from incomplete development of the enteric nervous system, or the “brain of the gut,” which is essential to life. HAEC affects 30 to 60 percent of infants with Hirshsprung Disease and is the leading… Read More


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Women’s Resource Group Donates $1,200 in Food and Snacks to First Responders

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The Women’s Resource Group at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center donated $1,200 worth of food and snacks to local area hospitals to say thank you to first responders who are serving on the front lines during the coronavirus pandemic. Hospitals visited included Regional One Health, Methodist Germantown, Baptist DeSoto, and Baptist Collierville. Each… Read More


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UTHSC Distributes Hand Sanitizer to Community Partners

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center has provided hundreds of cases of hand sanitizer manufactured in its Plough Center for Sterile Drug Delivery Solutions to the university’s core teaching hospitals and the Shelby County Health Department. The gift of this high-demand item is an extension of the university’s comprehensive work to fight the spread… Read More