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Robert W. Williams, PhD, Appointed to Governor’s Chair

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Steve J. Schwab MD, executive dean of the College of Medicine at the UTHSC, and David Millhorn, PhD, executive vice president for the UT system, announce the appointment of Robert W. Williams, PhD, to the Governor’s Chair in Computational Genomics.


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Dagogo-Jack Named A. C. Mullins Chair in Translational Research

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Guy L. Reed, MD, Diggs Professor and chairman of the Department of Medicine for UTHSC, has appointed Samuel Dagogo-Jack, MD, to the A. C. Mullins Chair in Translational Research, an endowed professorship.


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College of Nursing Recognizes Excellence with 2009 Alumni Awards

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This year UTHSC College of Nursing honors, Suzanne Meeks, MSN, MA, BSN, with the Most Supportive Alumna Award, and Mona Newsome Wicks, PhD, MSN, BSN, RN, with the Outstanding Alumna Award.


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Dr. Kitabchi Named Maston K. Callison Professor of Medicine

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Guy L. Reed, MD, Diggs Professor and chairman of the Department of Medicine for UTHSC, announced that Abbas E. Kitabchi, MD, PhD, has been appointed the Maston K. Callison Professor of Medicine in Endocrinology.


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Research Patents Demonstrate Advances in Nuclear Medicine

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Two researchers at the UT Graduate School of Medicine, Knoxville, received patents from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) for medical research that will improve the study of and search for cure for Huntington’s.


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UT’s Telefund Surpasses $1 Million in Pledges for 2008-09

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The University of Tennessee’s telephone fundraising campaign is proof that gifts of all sizes can make a difference.


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UTHSC, Le Bonheur, St. Jude Name Joint Director of Critical Care

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K.J.S. “Sunny” Anand, MBBS, D.Phil., will join the medical staff at three Memphis health care institutions in May.


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Ties to ‘American Idol’ Right Here in Memphis at UTHSC

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Last week, David Coburn, a 27-year employee at UTHSC who had never flown before, took his first trip on an airplane — to Hollywood. He flew west to see Lil Rounds perform on “American Idol.”