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College of Nursing Alumna Dr. Sarah Rhoads Receives Academy Edge Runner Designation from The American Academy of Nursing

University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Nursing alumna Sarah Rhoads, PhD, DNP, WHNP-BC, (’06), has been named as an Academy Edge Runner by the American Academy of Nursing. The designation recognizes health care professionals who “think outside the box” to address health care challenges. It also showcases nurse-designed… Read More

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Scott Howard, MD, Named Professor and Associate Dean for Research in College of Nursing

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) has named Scott Howard, MD, professor and associate dean for Research for the College of Nursing. In this role, he will work with faculty members in the college to improve and increase nursing research initiatives. He will report to Wendy Likes, PhD,… Read More

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Committed to Community Health, UTHSC Co-Sponsors LIVE! Breast Cancer Summit for Third Year

As part of its commitment to improving community health, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) was a key sponsor of the 2017 LIVE! breast cancer summit for African-American women on Saturday. This year’s event, also sponsored by West Cancer Center and Baptist Cancer Center and presented by the… Read More

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Tao L. Lowe, PhD, of UTHSC Receives $1.9 Million Grant to Study Innovative Nanotechnology to Treat Diabetic Retinopathy

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Tao L. Lowe, PhD, associate professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences and of Biomedical Engineering in the College of Pharmacy, has received a $1.9 million award from the National Institutes of Health for her project titled “Nanogels for Drug Delivery across the BRB to Treat… Read More

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UTHSC College of Dentistry Provides $17,954 Worth of Free Dental Services to Middle School Students for 2017 Give Kids a Smile Day

Students, faculty and staff of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) College of Dentistry provided free dental services Thursday to 78 sixth-, seventh- and eighth-grade students on National Give Kids A Smile Day. A total of 893 dental procedures worth $17,954 were performed during the  service event, one… Read More

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Samuel Dagogo-Jack, MD, of The University of Tennessee Health Science Center Publishes Third Book on Diabetes Research

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Samuel Dagogo-Jack, MD, professor of medicine and director of the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, and director of the Clinical Research Center, has devoted his career to diabetes research. The A.C. Mullins Endowed Chair in Translational Research recently completed his term as… Read More

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UTHSC Researcher Glen Palmer, PhD, Receives Grant to Develop Novel Antifungal Target Screening Strategy

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Glen Palmer, PhD, an associate professor in the Department of Clinical Pharmacy, has received a $451,625 National Institutes of Health R21 award. Dr. Palmer will pursue an innovative antifungal chemical screening strategy titled, “Broad Spectrum Antifungals Targeting Fatty Acid Biosynthesis.” There are approximately… Read More

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Memphis Dermatologist and UTHSC Alumnus Robert J. Kaplan Honored by UT President’s Council for Outstanding Philanthropic Support, Leadership, Service

Robert J. Kaplan, MD, a prominent Memphis dermatologist, generous philanthropist, and long-time patron of the University of Tennessee, was awarded the Jim and Natalie Haslam Presidential Medal on Friday during the 2017 University of Tennessee President’s Council Awards Dinner at The Peabody. The medal is given to individuals who have a… Read More