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University Health Services Expands; Invites Faculty, Staff to Open House June 8

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University Health Services, the primary care clinic for the University of Tennessee Health Science Center campus, has a new look, more space, and expanded services. On Thursday, June 8, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., the clinic is hosting an open house for faculty and staff to drop by and see what’s new. The clinic… Read More


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Determined to Be a Doctor Someday Continues to Pave the Way for Minorities Interested in Health Care

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On June 3, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) hosted a white coat ceremony for more than for 60 high school students from across the Mid-South. The ceremony is the conclusion of a six-month program entitled Determined to be a Doctor Someday (DDS). United States Congressman Steve Cohen delivered the welcoming address. The… Read More


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Graduation Day Brings Degree and Engagement Ring for Two UTHSC Scientists

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At the recent UTHSC College of Graduate Health Sciences spring graduation, Zongtao Lin got a PhD in medicinal chemistry and a fiancée. Dr. Lin, 29, used the time allotted to each graduate to introduce family and friends during the post-ceremony luncheon to pop the question to Xian Han, 22, a student in the Integrated Biomedical… Read More


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George and Elizabeth Malloy Professor Gadiparthi N. Rao of The University of Tennessee Health Science Center Receives More Than $6 Million in Grant Renewals from National Institutes of Health Over 10-Month Span

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  As one of the leading scientists in the world in the field of cardiovascular biology, Gadiparthi N. Rao, PhD, is understandably busy. The George and Elizabeth Malloy Professor in the Department of Physiology in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), he has had four grants renewed by… Read More


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High-Risk Obstetrical Care Program Developed at UTHSC and Regional One Health Expands Internationally

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A simulation program created by physicians at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and Regional One Health to train health care workers to more efficiently handle obstetrical emergencies has helped improve care in Memphis and Shelby County, and is now expanding internationally. The program was founded approximately five years ago by Giancarlo Mari, MD,… Read More


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Investigator Lawrence T. Reiter, PhD, of The University of Tennessee Health Science Center Receives $418,000 Grant for New Antieplieptic Drug Treatment Study

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Lawrence T. Reiter, PhD, has received a new grant award totaling $418,000 from the National Institutes of Health’s Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. The purpose of this study is to identify currently approved medications that can potentially be repurposed for antiepileptics in… Read More


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Belinda Hardy Named Associate Director of the UT-Boling Center for Developmental Disabilities at The University of Tennessee Health Science Center

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  Belinda Hardy, LCSW, MPA, has been named the associate director of the UT-Boling Center for Developmental Disabilities at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Hardy is a licensed clinical social worker and has been employed at the Boling Center as the chief of social work since 1996. “Belinda brings a wealth of supervisory,… Read More


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UTHSC Resident James Earl Corley Finds Lessons Learned as Contestant on CBS’s “The Amazing Race” Make Him a Better Physician

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Internal medicine resident James Earl Corley, MD, was charting some orders in the busy ICU at Methodist University Hospital, when a family member of a patient stuck his head out of a door and asked, “Is your name James Earl?” The physician smiled and answered in the affirmative. “We thought that was you. He loves… Read More