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Kito Lord Named to National List of Rising Stars in Healthcare Under 40

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In 2017, Kito Lord, MD, MBA, moved to Memphis from Philadelphia to lead the Department of Emergency Medicine at Regional One Health and to help expand the UTHSC Emergency Medicine Residency program into the hospital, which is one of the busiest trauma centers in the country. Recently, Dr. Lord was named to the 2019 list… Read More


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Women’s Resource Group Raises $500 for the Department of Children’s Services During Lunchbox Recipe Swap

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The Women’s Resource Group at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center raised $500 for the Department of Children’s Services (DCS) during its third-annual Recipe Swap this month. Each year, the group hosts a themed recipe swap to benefit a local charity. This year, funds raised will be used to purchase gifts for children who… Read More


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UTHSC Honors its Military Veterans

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  Eric Young, a grounds logistics technician at UTHSC, served his country in the Marine Corps. Today, he was proud to join other military veterans at the university’s annual Veterans Day Tribute. “It’s nice to be remembered for what you’ve done,” he said at the breakfast held in the lobby of the College of Health… Read More


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College of Graduate Health Sciences Hosts Visitors to Strengthen Student Exchange Collaboration with China

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  The College of Graduate Health Sciences at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center Wednesday hosted education leaders from the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in the United States to discuss educational relationships the college is developing with universities in China. Minister Counselor of Education Yang Xinyu and Zou Ying, Second Secretary,… Read More


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Healthy Living Program Enforces Positive Change

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Debbie Long learned about the Healthy Living Program while participating in another campus recreation activity. “I participate in one of the walking group on campus,” said Long, a training specialist in the Department of Human Resources at UTHSC. “Suzanne Apperson is the walking leader in my group, so she and another walker who previously went… Read More


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James C. Ragain Honored By UT Knoxville Army ROTC Hall of Fame

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Before joining the faculty of the College of Dentistry at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, James C. Ragain, Jr., DDS, MS, PhD, FICD, FACD, had a very successful career in the United States Navy, retiring as a Naval Captain. His military training began for him as a student in the Army ROTC Program at… Read More


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UTHSC Hosts Impressive Roster of Sickle Cell Researchers at 2019 Norfleet Forum

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Clinicians and researchers from around the country gathered in Memphis Friday for the 2019 Frank M. Norfleet Forum for the Advancement of Health to discuss sickle cell disease research and treatment. They looked back at how the disease has developed over the last century and what the future holds for those born with it and… Read More


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Kimberly Moore Named Assistant Vice Chancellor of Facilities Administration at UTHSC

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Kimberly Moore, MBA, has been named assistant vice chancellor of Facilities Administration at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Moore has been with the university since 2007. She previously served as the director of Facilities Administration. Prior to that, she was the assistant director for the Office of Accounting and Budget with Finance and… Read More