Research to Prevent Blindness (RPB) has awarded a $110,000 grant to the UTHSC Department of Ophthalmology to support research into the causes, treatment and prevention of blinding diseases.
With a scheduled completion date of summer 2008, plans are moving forward for a new building to house the University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy.
Several ophthalmologists have joined the Hamilton Eye Institute at the University of Tennessee. As faculty, they will also be practicing at the UT Medical Group offices on Wolf River Parkway in Germantown.
John C. Ring, M.D., Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the UT Health Science Center, has been named a Robert Wood Johnson Health Policy Fellow for 2004-2005.
UTHSC professor and vice chair of the Department of Neurology, Ronald F. Pfeiffer, M.D., has been an investigator with The Parkinson Study Group, which recently reported results of a major long-term, multi-center clinical trial.
On Friday, July 16 minority college students enrolled in summer programs at UTHSC were honored during a closing ceremony at the Student Alumni Center.
Rebecca P. Winsett, PhD, associate professor in the UTHSC College of Nursing, has received a five-year $1.5 million grant to exaimine health outcomes of transplant recipients managed by nurse practitioners.
On Friday, May 28, 427 students graduated from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC). Graduates represented six colleges: Allied Health, Dentistry, Graduate Health Sciences, Medicine, Nursing and Pharmacy.