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Four University of Tennessee Health Science Center Faculty Named 2017 UT Research Foundation Maturation Fund Winners

The University of Tennessee Research Foundation (UTRF) announced its 2017 Maturation Funding recipients on December 15, 2016, granting four University of Tennessee Health Science Center faculty inventors $15,000 each to further develop their technology and answer important commercialization questions. Each year UTRF awards grants through its annual Maturation Funding program… Read More

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University of Tennessee Health Science Center Alumna Dr. Christina Rosenthal Featured on Local Memphis

Local dentist and UTHSC alumna Dr. Christina Rosenthal was on Local Memphis Live on ABC 24 to discuss her “Determined to Be a Doctor Someday” program, sponsored by UTHSC, Delta Dental, and Paradigm Dental Center, LLC. Held at UTHSC, the program encourages minority and underrepresented students’ interests in pursuing careers in… Read More

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Post-Graduation Spotlight: Annie Quarles Soars Above Challenges to Achieve Her Physical Therapy Dreams

After being delivered at 25 weeks with a congenital amputation of her left arm,  College of Health Professions graduate Annie Quarles was born weighing a mere one pound and ten ounces. Her parents, Robert and Susan, raised her to be grateful for life and she desires to use her one… Read More

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College Spotlight: College of Health Professions’ Educational Agenda Extends Beyond the Classroom

The College of Health Professions (COHP) at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) is committed to creating educational programs that extend beyond the classroom and into the community. “Students in allied health professions, as in other health care disciplines, recognize that they have responsibilities that go beyond academic… Read More

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UTHSC Student Robert Bruno Receives 2016 American Health Information Management Association Foundation Merit Scholarship

Robert Bruno, a fourth-year pharmacy and health informatics and information management student at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, is the recipient of the 2016 American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) Foundation’s Merit Scholarship. He will receive $2,500 for the John Kloss Memorial Veteran Scholarship. According to the foundation’s… Read More

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UTHSC Alumna Dana Webster Cole Gives Back to Gatlinburg

University of Tennessee Health Science Center alumna Dana Webster Cole (COHP ’98 – Health Informatics and Information Management), who works as a senior business systems analyst for Baptist Medical Group, had plans for a girls trip to Gatlinburg with her best friend, Crystal, for relaxation, but her plans changed with… Read More

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Professor Gabor Tigyi, MD, PhD, Receives Honorary Doctorate from Semmelweis University in Budapest

Gabor J. Tigyi, MD, PhD, professor in the Department of Physiology in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has received an honorary doctorate from Semmelweis University in Budapest, Hungary. Dr. Tigyi, who was born in Hungary, is the Harriet Van Vleet Endowment Professor… Read More

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UTHSC’s Healthy Living Program Making Strides Against Obesity One Life at a Time

Kathy Mathis, office manager in the Office of General Counsel, and Martin Donaldson, DDS, associate professor of pediatric dentistry and community oral health in the College of Dentistry, know how beneficial the Healthy Living Program at UTHSC can be. They are two of the program’s major success stories. Since participating… Read More