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Memphis Dermatologist and UTHSC Alumnus Robert J. Kaplan Honored by UT President’s Council for Outstanding Philanthropic Support, Leadership, Service

Robert J. Kaplan, MD, a prominent Memphis dermatologist, generous philanthropist, and long-time patron of the University of Tennessee, was awarded the Jim and Natalie Haslam Presidential Medal on Friday during the 2017 University of Tennessee President’s Council Awards Dinner at The Peabody. The medal is given to individuals who have a… Read More

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College Spotlight: UTHSC College of Graduate Health Sciences Aims to Cement Position As “The Melting Pot of Health Care”

Donald Thomason, PhD, dean of the College of Graduate Health Sciences (CGHS) at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, hopes that budding scientists and researchers with broad interests find a home in the college often called “the melting pot of health care.” “We want our students to know that… Read More

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Health Professions to Host Open House February 24, 2017

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Health Professions invites prospective students to attend an open house on Friday, February 24, 2017, from 2-4 p.m. The open house will take place in the Student-Alumni Center, located at 800 Madison Avenue, Room 305. Committed to preparing health care leaders,… Read More

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Post-Graduation Spotlight: Jason Workman Culminates His Graduate School Experience by Attending Prestigious Science and Technology Forum

  College of Graduate Health Sciences graduate Jason Workman had quite the resume as a student at UTHSC. He was the graduate student executive council president, the honor council president, and an award winner for his poster at Graduate Research Day. He authored five peer-reviewed publications, and was invited to… Read More

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Student National Medical Association to Host Dream Big Conference January 14

  More than 75 middle and high school students are expected to attend a conference Saturday, January 14, sponsored by the Student National Medical Association (SNMA) at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) and designed to mentor them by sharpening their social, cultural, and professional skills. The second… Read More

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Guy Reed, MD, of UTHSC Appointed Interim Executive Vice President of Medical Affairs for Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) and Methodist Le Bonheur HealthCare (MLH) announce the appointment of Guy Reed, MD, to the position of Interim Executive Vice President of Medical Affairs for MLH. Dr. Reed, Lemuel Diggs Professor of Medicine and chair of the Department of Medicine, is a… Read More

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College Spotlight: The UTHSC College of Dentistry Continues Its Commitment to Expand and Address the Pressing Needs In the Community

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Dentistry is fulfilling its commitment to serve the needs of the underserved in our communities. New clinics have opened across the state — in Jackson, Union City, Bristol and recently, Chattanooga – with a new dental sleep medicine clinic slated to… Read More

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Harry Kochat, PhD, Named Director of the Plough Center for Sterile Drug Delivery Systems at UTHSC

Harry Kochat, PhD, remembers a time early in his career when a mother and her young son, a brain tumor survivor for more than four years, came to his office to thank him for developing the cancer drug that had saved the boy’s life. It was the early ’90s, and… Read More