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Message From President Petersen Re: Budget

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The Tennessee General Assembly has approved the state budget for the coming fiscal year, and President John Petersen shares how this directly affects University of Tennessee faculty and staff pay.


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World-Renowned Leader to Speak at UTHSC Commencement

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On Friday, May 26, 478 students will graduate from the UT Health Science Center. Graduates will represent six colleges: Allied Health Sciences, Dentistry, Graduate Health Sciences, Medicine, Nursing and Pharmacy.


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First Executive Dean to Lead UTHSC Medical Colleges Across State

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A nationwide search culminated in the appointment of Steve J. Schwab, MD, as the first executive dean of the UTHSC College of Medicine campuses. Reporting directly to the chancellor, Dr. Schwab will assume his role in late July.


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UTHSC’S Byrne Awarded NIH Grant to Develop Vaccines

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Gerald Byrne, PhD, professor at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) College of Medicine, has been awarded a nearly $2 million National Institutes of Health (NIH) research grant.


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UTHSC Welcomes New Communications Director

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The UT Health Science Center welcomes Sheila T. T. Champlin as its new communications and marketing director.


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UTHSC Researcher Wins Grant to Discover Roadmap to Type 1 Diabetes

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Ivan C. Gerling, PhD, associate professor at UTHSC and research biologist at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center Memphis (VAMC), has been awarded a nearly $1.3 million 5-year grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).


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UTHSC Neurosurgeon Named President-Elect of AANS

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Jon H. Robertson, MD, professor and chair of the Department of Neurosurgery, was named president-elect of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) at the AANS Annual Meeting in San Francisco, April 24-27, 2006.


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UTHSC Cancer Researcher Tigyi Named Van Vleet Chair

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Gabor J. Tigyi, MD, PhD, professor of physiology at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has been named the Harriet S. Van Vleet Professor in Oncology Research.