As part of the Fiscal Year 2005 Omnibus Spending Bill, Congress awarded direct appropriations of $500,000 to benefit the UT Cancer Institute and $750,00 to benefit UTHSC’s participation in the Delta Health Partnership.
UTHSC will hold graduation ceremonies at 1:30 p.m. on Friday December 3 in the Cannon Center for the Performing Arts at the Memphis Cook Convention Center.
Barrett G. Haik, MD, FACS, Hamilton Professor in Ophthalmology and chair of the UT Department of Ophthalmology, was elected to the Board of Regents of the American College of Surgeons.
The Children’s Foundation Research Center of Memphis at UT has been awarded a $50,000 grant by the Aetna Foundation to support cultural competency training to healthcare teams in West Tennessee.
Terrance G. Cooper, PhD, the Harriet S. Van Vleet Professor, was recently awarded the Distinguished Service Award from the Association of American Medical Colleges.
Malak Kotb, PhD, the A.C. Mullins Professor of Translational Research, recently published an article in the November 10 edition of the American Society for Microbiology News.
Ann Cashion, PhD, associate professor, was recently honored with the Founder’s Award from the International Society of Nurses in Genetics.
With support from the National Library of Medicine, the Outreach Center has started a collaborative project to develop a national, interactive database on health disparities.