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Nichols, Martindale-Adams Awarded $1.3 Million Grant for Veteran Caregiver Interventions

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The Department of Defense (DOD) has awarded a $1.3 million grant to researchers at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Center, and Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) to assist caregivers of veterans who are living with traumatic brain injury (TBI) and dementia. Linda Nichols, PhD, FGSA, FSfAA, professor in the… Read More


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Campus Police Welcome New Officers in Swearing In Ceremony

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center Police Department held a swearing-in and promotion ceremony Thursday. Seven officers were sworn in, a dispatcher was welcomed, and a sergeant was promoted to lieutenant during the event in the dining hall of the Student-Alumni Center. New officers took an oath to protect and serve and had their… Read More


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Donna Hathaway Has Shaped the College of Nursing and the Profession

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Donna Hathaway has some simple advice for nursing students and professionals: You are judged by the company you keep. She certainly knows what she’s talking about. Dean of the College of Nursing from 2000 to 2011, she holds BSN, MS, and PhD degrees. A nurse, educator, scientist, and University Distinguished Professor, she has had an… Read More


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Jefferies to Lead Tennessee Chapter of the American College of Cardiology

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John L. Jefferies, MD, MPH, is the new governor-elect of the Tennessee Chapter of the American College of Cardiology (TNACC) and will become governor of the organization in 2021. He believes these new positions will allow him to help Memphis and the University of Tennessee Health Science Center play leading roles in improving cardiac care… Read More


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UTHSC Symposium on Drug Addiction and Abuse Encourages University and Community Collaboration

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Memphis community advocates and faculty from UTHSC came together at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center for a symposium to discuss drug abuse and addiction in Tennessee and its negative impact on overall health outcomes. The Symposium on Drug Abuse and Addiction, the first in what is hoped will be a series of symposiums… Read More


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UTHSC Named to Top Workplaces in Memphis List for Sixth Consecutive Year

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center has been named among the Top Workplaces in Memphis listing by The Commercial Appeal for the sixth consecutive year. UTHSC was ranked among the Top Workplaces in the large company category. The Top Workplaces listing is based on an objective assessment from a third-party survey done by Energage,… Read More


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Klimo Wins Pediatric Paper of the Year for the Second Year

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For the second year in a row, Paul Klimo, Jr. MD, MPH, associate professor in the Department of Neurosurgery at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, was awarded the Pediatrics Paper of the Year by the Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS) during the CNS annual meeting in San Francisco, California. The paper, “The Preventable Shunt… Read More


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Frederick Boop Named President-Elect Of International Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery

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Fredrick Boop, MD, co-director of the Neuroscience Institute at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, was recently named president-elect of the International Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery (ISPN). Dr. Boop is the professor and chairman of the Department of Neurosurgery at UTHSC, co-director of the Neurosurgical Intensive Care Unit at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital, and… Read More