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UTHSC Receives $1.25 Million in Appropriations

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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.


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UTHSC Graduation Set for December 3

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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.


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Haik Elected to Governing Board of American College of Surgeons

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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.


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Foundation Awards Grant to Children

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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.


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UTHSC’s Cooper Recognized by AAMC for Distinguished Service

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Terrance G. Cooper, PhD, the Harriet S. Van Vleet Professor, was recently awarded the Distinguished Service Award from the Association of American Medical Colleges.


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Kotb Publishes Paper on Role of Genetics in Infectious Disease

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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.


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UTHSC’s Cashion Honored for Genetics Research

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Ann Cashion, PhD, associate professor, was recently honored with the Founder’s Award from the International Society of Nurses in Genetics.


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Outreach Center to Develop National Health Disparities Database

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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.