Results from a substudy of the WHI Estrogen-Alone Trial show that younger postmenopausal women taking estrogen-alone hormone therapy have less calcium plaque build-up in their arteries compared to their peers with no hormone therapy.
Steve J. Schwab, MD, executive dean of the College of Medicine for the UT Health Science Center (UTHSC), has announced the appointment of David C. Seaberg, MD, CPE, FACEP, as dean for the College of Medicine, Chattanooga.
UTHSC Interim Chancellor Hershel Wall, MD, announced that Russell Gilpatrick, DDS, dean of the College of Dentistry, and Richard Peppler, PhD, dean of the College of Graduate Health Sciences, are leaving their positions to pursue new opportunities.
Martha M. Howe, PhD, Van Vleet Professor of Virology, UT Health Science Center, was honored recently with the Alice C. Evans Award for her contributions to the advancement and full participation of women in microbiology.
The Honorable Howard H. Baker, Jr., former U.S. senator, received the first honorary degree ever conferred by the University of Tennessee Health Science Center at the UTHSC graduation Friday, May 25 at the FedEx Forum.
The UT National Alumni Association has named three UT Health Science Center (UTHSC) faculty members as its 2007 Outstanding Public Service and Teacher Award recipients.
The UT Health Science Center International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR) Student Chapter was selected as the Outstanding ISPOR Student Chapter of the Year for 2006-2007.
Donald B. Thomason, PhD, professor in the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) Department of Physiology, has been appointed associate dean of students for the College of Graduate Health Sciences.