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UTHSC Advisory Board to Meet Aug. 19

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The UTHSC Advisory Board will meet Aug. 19, at 1 p.m. in the OD Larry Dining Hall of the Student Alumni Center, 800 Madison Avenue, on the Memphis campus. Primary agenda items are: Introduction of the new student member of the board The chancellor’s report Campus Master Plan overview Campus tour This is the third… Read More


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UTHSC’s Kennard Brown Named Among 100 Most Powerful People in Memphis Business

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When Kennard Brown, JD, MPA, PhD, FACHE, looks the University of Tennessee Health Science Center today, he sees a very different campus than he did when he joined the university roughly 20 years ago. New state-of-the-art buildings, greatly improved security measures, and strong collaborations with key community partners have helped raised the profile of the… Read More


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Tate Conrad Named Director of Planning and Design for Facilities at UTHSC

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Tate Conrad, AIA, has been named director of Planning and Design for Facilities at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. In his role, Conrad works in conjunction with the UTHSC Office of Capital Projects, which includes the Division of Facilities Planning and the Office of Real Property, assisting with real property transactions and in… Read More


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UTHSC/Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital Successfully Creates Airway and Voice Box for Child

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World’s first recorded case of a successful voice box reconstruction in a child Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital reconstructed an airway and voice box in the world’s first successful surgery of its kind for 2-year-old Cooper Kilburn from Adamsville, Tennessee. A team of pediatric experts, led by Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital and the University of Tennessee… Read More


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Valerie Jameson Named Senior Assistant Dean for Clinical Curriculum for the College of Medicine at UTHSC

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Valerie Jameson, MD, has been named senior assistant dean for Clinical Curriculum in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Dr. Jameson has been with UTHSC since 1992. She previously served as pediatric clerkship director and had been assistant dean of Clinical Curriculum since 2015. In her new role, Dr.… Read More


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MMDC To Begin Soft Launch of Groove Commuter Shuttle Line August 5

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Employees and students in the Medical District will soon have a new, free way to get around the area. Beginning Monday, the Memphis Medical District Collaborative (MMDC) in partnership with the Memphis Area Transit Authority (MATA) will host a soft launch of the Groove Shuttle, a commuter shuttle running between Harbor Town and the Memphis… Read More


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G. Nicholas Verne, MD, Named Chair of the Department of Medicine at UTHSC

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A distinguished educator, clinician and researcher, G. Nicholas Verne, MD, is the new chair of the Department of Medicine in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Dr. Verne, who was selected after an extensive national search, will also hold the Lemuel W. Diggs Alumni Professorship in Medicine. He will… Read More


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Susan Jacob Named Executive Associate Dean for Academic Affairs in the College of Nursing at UTHSC

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Susan R. Jacob, PHD, RN, BSN, MSN, has been named executive associate dean for academic affairs in the College of Nursing at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. She previously served in an interim role in this position. Dr. Jacob has been a nursing educator for over 30 years, serving as a tenured professor on the… Read More