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Newly Published Research Raises Questions About Sunscreen

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An article published in the February issue of Melanoma Research concludes that sunscreen usage needs to be reassessed and that appropriate regulatory bodies need to clarify that sunscreen products be used only for preventing sunburn.


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U.S. DOD Funds Research on Hemorrhage-Stopping Drug

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The U.S. Defense Department has awarded $750,000 to UTHSC and Greystone Medical Group to complete pre-clinical research of a drug to treat hemorrhagic shock.


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Amonette Honored with Academy’s Highest Award

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Memphis dermatologist and UTHSC clinical professor, Rex A. Amonette, MD, was presented with the American Academy of Dermatology’s highest award at its annual meeting in New Orleans on Sunday, February 20.


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President Petersen Announces Choice for UTHSC Chancellor

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UT President John Petersen announced his choice for the tenth chancellor of UTHSC and vice president for health affairs as William (Bill) F. Owen, Jr., MD.


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Clark to Speak at UTHSC in Honor of Black History Month

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In honor of Black History Month, UTHSC will be hosting Joe Clark at noon on Thursday, February 24 in the Student Alumni Center, located near the corner of Dunlap and Madison.


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Schaberg Elected Regent of American College of Physicians

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Dennis R. Schaberg, MD, has been elected a regent of the American College of Physicians, the nation’s largest medical specialty society.


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Baselki Awarded for Bioterrorism Training Excellence

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The Nashville office of the National Laboratory Training Network has presented an award for “Excellence in Education” to Vickie Baselski, PhD, UTHSC professor of pathology.


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Allen Wins American Psychiatric Association Teaching Award

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David M. Allen, MD, UTHSC professor of psychiatry, will be presented the American Psychiatric Association’s (APA) first annual Irma Bland Award for Excellence in Teaching Residents at the APA’s annual meeting in May.