S.M. Raquibul Hasan, PhD, of The University of Tennessee Health Science Center Receives $98,950 Grant to Study Mechanisms that Influence Artery Dilation And Blood Flow in the Body


S.M. Raquibul Hasan, PhD, postdoctoral associate in the Department of Physiology in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has received a grant totaling $98,950 from the American Heart Association to study how TRPP1 ion channels regulate blood vessel diameter to control blood pressure. Blood… Read More


Video Aims to Raise Awareness on Campus of Those with Special Needs

Publications coordinator Amber Carter wrote, directed and appeared in a video for National Disability Employment Awareness Month.  “There’s no such thing as you can’t do this, you simply have to find a different way,” she said.

National Disability Employment Awareness Month each October celebrates the many contributions of America’s worker with disabilities. For UTHSC’s observance, Amber Carter, publications coordinator in the Communications and Marketing Department, thought making a video would be a great way to raise awareness on campus of those with special needs. Carter, who… Read More


Assistant Professor Hongsik Cho Receives $270,000 Grant Award to Develop Therapeutic Treatment Options for Osteoarthritis


Hongsik Cho, PhD, MBA, assistant professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has received a $270,000 grant award from the Arthritis Foundation to research new treatment options for osteoarthritis. Osteoarthritis (OA) is a debilitating condition that commonly affects individuals over the… Read More


Students Screen Record 387 Individuals During Audiology Open House


Smokey, the University of Tennessee’s mascot, took time to have his hearing screened, along with 387 people — a record number — during a recent audiology open house hosted by the Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology in the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Health Professions. The… Read More


Professor Subhash C. Chauhan Receives $1.75 Million Grant for Colorectal Cancer Research


Subhash C. Chauhan, PhD, of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) has received a grant totaling $1.75 million to study the pathogenesis of colorectal cancer, the second deadliest cancer and one that disproportionally affects people of African-American and Native American descent. “Colorectal cancer is a prevalent problem in… Read More


UTHSC’s Sajeesh Kumar Wins 2016 Triumph Award in Literary Legacy From American Health Information Management Association

Dr. Sanjeesh Kumar of UTHSC receives major award for literary work from American Health Information Management Association.

The American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) has presented a 2016 Triumph Award in Literary Legacy to Sajeesh Kumar, PhD, interim executive director and chair of the Institute for Health Outcomes and Policy Research at UT Health Science Center. Dr. Kumar is also an associate professor in the Department of… Read More


UTHSC Works With Community Partners to Combat Domestic Violence

"You can get out,' former local anchor/reporter and domestic violence survivor said at Saturday's Bridging Troubled Waters community event.

Former local reporter/anchor Dee Griffin said she thought domestic violence was something that happened to other people, until it happened to her. Griffin, who now lives in Georgia, spoke to an audience of more than 250 people attending the Bridging Troubled Waters community event held Saturday at the University of… Read More