The 2006 listing of Best Doctors in America names more than 80 UT Medical Group physicians, all of whom are qualified to teach on the faculty of the UTHSC College of Medicine, as best in their fields.
Surya Shah, PhD, professor of occupational therapy at UTHSC, recently was named a Fellow of the American Occupational Therapy Association at its annual conference in Long Beach, Calif.
UTHSC students are taking a unique approach to preparing for disasters that may hit the Memphis region in the future by competing in the fourth annual Rice Intercollegiate Bowl to solve a complex healthcare case.
Tennessee libraries are sponsoring online surveys to help improve access to health information through grant-funded local initiatives.
Dick Gourley, PharmD, dean of the UTHSC College of Pharmacy, was presented the Lifetime Achievement Award by the Hungarian Private Pharmacists’ Association (HPPA) at the association’s national convention in Siofok, Hungary.
Effective January 1, Peter A. Chyka, PharmD, was appointed associate dean of the College of Pharmacy’s Knoxville campus. Dick R. Gourley, PharmD, professor and dean of the UTHSC College of Pharmacy, announced the appointment.
The UT Cancer Institute and the UT Rapid Biopathogen Detection Technology Program, two of UTHSC’s most dynamic initiatives, will each receive $1 million as part of the Fiscal Year 2006 Defense Appropriations bill.
Thanks to a three-year $150,000 grant from the Thomas W. Briggs Foundation, UTHSC’s Hamilton Eye Institute can develop a program to help patients who suffer from diabetic retinopathy.