James King, MD, currently a volunteer faculty member and a 1982 graduate of UTHSC, has been chosen president-elect of the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP). The AAFP represents more than 94,000 physicians and medical students nationwide.
Effective September 23, 2006, UTHSC officials were notified by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) they have been awarded a nearly $185,000, one-year planning process for the development of a new Clinical and Translational Science Center (CTSC).
Four UTHSC alumni will receive the 2006 College of Medicine Outstanding Alumni Award. S. Terrence Canale, MD, Edwin W. Cocke, Jr., MD, Alan S. Gubin, MD, and George W. Hansberry, MD, will be feted at the Alumni Awards Luncheon.
David A. Shepard, PharmD, and Emmett Manley, Jr., PhD, will receive top honors from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) College of Pharmacy Alumni Association at its 2006 Alumni Awards and Reunion Luncheon.
The University of Tennessee marked a momentous day in its history today by gathering nearly 3,200 employees for a first-time ever, six-way simulcast and university-wide celebration.
Demonstrating the breadth of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s strength in health care, five UTHSC professors emerged as winners of the Memphis Business Journal’s Annual Health Care Heroes Awards.
Researchers at the UTHSC Department of Preventive Medicine want to enroll 600 participants, male and female, between the ages 18 to 75, in a research study to help prevent weight gain and control blood pressure in hypertensive smokers.
A partnership between the UTHSC Graduate School of Medicine and nanotechnology firm NanoTek, LLC place the collaboration at the forefront of research in the detection of cancer and chronic illnesses such as Alzheimer’s and heart disease.