Russell W. Chesney, MD, the LeBonheur Professor and chairman of the pediatrics department at UTHSC, received the Founders Award from the American Society of Pediatric Nephrology.
On Friday, May 27 Tennessee Governor Phil Bredesen gave the charge to approximately 450 graduates of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center.
One of the longest running NIH grants ever awarded to UTHSC researchers has just been renewed for another five years, for a total of 30 years.
The NIH has awarded the UTHSC an $800,000 grant to study the effect of alarm monitoring in reducing hospitalized patient falls.
Creating new drugs and developing new treatments for human disease will be the focus of a new research scholarship program funded by the Hyde Family Foundations for the UTHSC Center for Drug Discovery in the College of Pharmacy.
The Tennessee House of Representatives recently applauded the work of the UT Center for Health Services Research.
Governor Phil Bredesen will present the keynote address at the UTHSC graduation at 1:30 p.m. on Friday, May 27 at the Mid-South Coliseum.
The UT National Alumni Association has named three UTHSC faculty as its 2005 Outstanding Teacher and Public Service Award recipients.