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Free Glaucoma Screening at UTHSC Hamilton Eye Institute

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The Friends of Congressional Glaucoma Caucus Foundation (FCGCF), the UTHSC Community Affairs Department and the UTHSC Hamilton Eye Institute are collaborating to offer free glaucoma screenings on Friday, January 19.


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Dale Named To Endowed Professorship

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James B. Dale, MD, has been named the Gene H. Stollerman, MD, Endowed Professor in Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC).


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Researcher Awarded Grant to Discover How to Prevent Respirator Injury

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The National Institutes of Health (NIH) have awarded a five-year $328,500 grant to Scott. E. Sinclair, MD, assistant professor at UTHSC, to investigate the internal human mechanisms responsible for respirator lung injury.


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UTHSC Graduates to Meet Statewide Health Care Needs

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On Friday, December 1, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) graduated 163 students, approximately 60 percent of whom will fill much-needed health care positions across the state.


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Intervention for Dementia Caregivers Cuts Through Racial Barriers

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According to a UTHSC-led study published in Annals of Internal Medicine, individualized interventions can significantly ease the burden, improve quality of life and reduce the likelihood of clinical depression in the caregiver.


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Cashion Inducted as Fellow into American Academy of Nursing

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Ann Cashion, PhD, associate professor and chair of the Acute and Chronic Care Department at the UTHSC College of Nursing, was inducted into the American Academy of Nursing as one of the 2006 new Fellows.


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Connolly Named as One of 25 Most Influential Therapists

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Therapy Times announced its 25 Most Influential in the therapy field. Barbara Connolly, EdD, PT, professor of physical therapy and chair of the Department of Physical Therapy, College of Allied Health Sciences, UTHSC, was named to the list.


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American Pharmacists Association Taps UTHSC Talent

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UTHSC College of Pharmacy Dean Dick Gourley, PharmD, and Timothy L. Tucker, PharmD, a 1988 graduate of the college, were both elected to serve on the Board of Trustees for the American Pharmacists Association (APhA).