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UTHSC Receives More Than $42,000 In Energy Incentives from the Tennessee Valley Authority

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The Facilities Department at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center received $42,067.50 in energy incentives from the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA). The award was used to improve lighting and energy sources in the Mooney Building on campus. The Mooney Building is part of the state-funded, $70 million renovation of the university’s Historic Quadrangle which… Read More


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The Tennessee Institute of Regenerative Medicine Gains International Reach With New Partnership

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An institute led by the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is gaining international reach, thanks to a new partnership with a worldwide interdisciplinary network. The Tennessee Institute of Regenerative Medicine (TennIRM) has combined forces with the Regenerative Medicine Foundation (RMF) in an informal partnership to promote their common interest in stem cell therapeutics and… Read More


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ITS Undergoes “Digital Transformation” to Improve Technology Efficiency on Campus

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The Department of Information Technology Services (ITS) at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is in the process of a digital transformation to make work on campus easier for faculty, students, and staff through the use of technology. UTHSC TechConnect, a new IT service site, launched today as the replacement for the UTHSC Footprints… Read More


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Chief Information Security Officer Dennis Leber Honored by National Security Leaders

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Dennis E. Leber, PhD, assistant vice chancellor and chief information security officer for Information Technology Services at UTHSC, has been named to the inaugural Top 100 CISOs (C100) listing by CISO Connect. Honorees were selected among distinguished security leaders across the U.S. by the CISO Board of Judges.


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Chumbler Named Chair Diagnostic and Health Sciences and Associate Dean of Academic Development and Accreditation for Health Professions

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Neale R. Chumbler, PhD, has been named to head two divisions within the College of Health Professions at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Beginning July 30, Dr. Chumbler will serve as chair of the Department of Diagnostic and Health Sciences (DDHS) and associate dean of Academic Development and Accreditation for the UTHSC College of Health Professions.


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Medical Student Gene Lamanilao Awarded Alpha Omega Alpha Fellowship for Liver Regeneration Research

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Gene Lamanilao, a third-year medical student at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, received the highly esteemed 2021 AΩA Alpha Omega Alpha Carolyn L. Kuckein Student Research Fellowship for his research of liver regeneration through mitotherapy.


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Toni Whitaker Receives $3.1 Million For UTHSC’s LEND Program

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The Department of Health and Human Services has awarded a University of Tennessee Health Science Center professor’s efforts to improve health outcomes in children with, or at risk for, neurodevelopmental and related disabilities, including autism spectrum disorders. Toni Whitaker, MD, professor in the Department of Pediatrics and division chief for Developmental Pediatrics in the UTHSC… Read More


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Adam S. Arthur, MD, Named Chair of Neurosurgery at UTHSC

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Adam S. Arthur, MD, MPH, has been named chair of the Department of Neurosurgery in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Dr. Arthur has been the director of cerebrovascular and endovascular neurosurgery for Semmes Murphey Clinic and the UTHSC Department of Neurosurgery since 2009. In addition, Dr. Arthur also… Read More