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UTHSC College of Pharmacy Welcomes Dr. Georgi V. Petkov to Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences

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The University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy has named Georgi V. Petkov, PhD, chair and professor of the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences. Dr. Petkov will join the College in August 2017, after serving as a professor of pharmacology at the University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy. He received his PhD degree in 1997 from… Read More


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UTHSC Administrator Allen Dupont Takes Hobby to New Levels; Uses Skydiving to Help Raise Funds to Fight Women’s Cancer

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During the week, Allen Dupont, PhD, MS, is the keeper of numbers for the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. But most weekends, you’ll find him 14,000 feet above rural west Tennessee farmland doing what he loves to do – skydiving. Dupont, director of Institutional Effectiveness at UTHSC, is matter of fact about the daring… Read More


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The UTHSC College of Medicine Internal Medicine Residency Program Announces Internal Medicine Chief Residents for 2018-2019 Academic Year

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center Internal Medicine Residency Program has announced Manyoo Agarwal, MD, James Earl Corley III, MD, Natalie Dunlap, DO, Chris Jackson, MD, and Malia Willis, MD, as the Chief Resident class for the 2018-2019 academic year. Each year, the internal medicine residency program selects five residents from a rising class of… Read More


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UTHSC Department of Surgery Expands Research Efforts; Surgical Oncologist Evan Glazer Brings Ocular Melanoma Clinical Trial to UTHSC

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Evan Glazer, MD, PhD, moved to Memphis last August for more than just the great barbecue. A surgical oncologist and a physician-scientist, Dr. Glazer was drawn to Memphis, and in particular the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), by what he sees as an opportunity to help develop a multidisciplinary surgical research program at… Read More


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Construction at UTHSC Changing Campus Profile; Drawing Community Attention

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) is moving into the next phase of unprecedented construction that is changing the campus. And because UTHSC is an economic driver in the community, the improvements are drawing notice. Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland toured the campus last week to learn about the exciting evolution. Hosted by Chancellor… Read More


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Student Spotlight: Nursing Student Jane Tidwell Finds Perfect Harmony Between Academia and Family

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Before the age of eighteen, College of Nursing student Yevheniya “Jane” Tidwell had lived in three countries. Her father’s career as a doctor and scientist of Military, Disaster and Extreme Medicine took her family throughout Kazakhstan, Russia, and Ukraine. Although it was a challenge for her to continually adapt to new places and learn three… Read More


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Plough Center Continues to Educate Domestically and Internationally on Aseptic Training

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Continuing its long history of educating and training individuals in sterile product preparation, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) Plough Center for Sterile Drug Delivery Systems hosted is first of four hands-on training courses in aseptic processing this year. The “Comprehensive Industrial Course in the Preparation of Parenteral Products” brought domestic and international… Read More


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College of Dentistry Honors Distinguished Alumni During William F. Slagle Dental Meeting

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  Four awards were presented to distinguished alumni during the recent William F. Slagle Dental Meeting and College of Dentistry Alumni Weekend hosted by the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC). There were a total of 834 attendees at the meeting. DeWayne B. McCamish, DDS, MS, and the late Carl L. Sebelius, DDS, received… Read More