The search for a permanent chancellor for the UT Health Science Center has been cancelled until a permanent UT president is hired.
Barrett Haik, MD, Hamilton Professor in Ophthalmology and chair of the UT department of ophthalmology, was recently appointed to the National Advisory Eye Council.
Memphis researcher Andrew H. Kang, MD has been recognized as the 2003 William S. Middleton Award recipient by the Department of Veterans Affairs, Office of Research and Development.
Omran Abul-Khoudoud, MD recently became a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons at its annual Clinical Congress in Chicago.
The UT department of ophthalmology was recently ranked eighth among ophthalmologic institutions for quality clinical care in the United States by Ophthalmology Times.
Fourth-year medical student, Eddie J. Turner, has been selected as a student member of the American Academy of Family Physicians board of directors.
Dr. Dennis Schaberg recently received the Laureate Award from the American College of Physicians.
The University of Tennessee Health Science Center will hold graduation ceremonies at 1:30 p.m. on Friday, December 5 in the Cannon Center for the Performing Arts at the Cook Convention Center.