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Warrior Within Panel Promotes Messaging on Self-Care

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“I’m not a person who believes in luck,” UTHSC College of Pharmacy Dean Marie Chisholm-Burns, PharmD, MPH, MBA, FCCP, FASHP, FAST, said Wednesday, as she shared her story of growing up as the first college graduate in her family. She was speaking to an audience of students, faculty, and staff at a presentation called “Warrior… Read More


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UTHSC’s Anne Alexandrov, PhD, Receives $2.3 Million Grant To Study Optimal Positioning for Stroke Patients

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Large artery strokes, a form of ischemic stroke, are the most dangerous form of stroke. About 30 percent of the stroke cases seen in Memphis are classified as large artery acute ischemic stroke, and the way patients are positioned during the immediate ‘hyperacute’ hours after they experience this severe type of stroke could impact the… Read More


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Student Member of UT Board of Trustees No Stranger to New Challenges

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New adventures are old hat for the recently appointed student representative to the University of Tennessee Board of Trustees. Kenneth Ian Packer, 29, is a Doctor of Nursing Practice student in the Certified Nurse Anesthetist program in the College of Nursing at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. He has already done a four-year… Read More


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Charles Snyder Named Quality Enhancement Plan Director at UTHSC

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Charles Snyder, PhD, has been named Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) director for the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC). The QEP is a multiyear commitment that focuses on transforming student learning. A focus on the social determinants of health will become “the big idea” for students and will enhance and inform their disciplinary training.… Read More


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Tejesh Patel Named in Memphis Business Journal’s Top 40 Under 40

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Tejesh Patel, MD, FAAD, chair of the Kaplan-Amonette Department of Dermatology in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, has been selected as one of the Memphis Business Journal’s Top 40 Under 40 in Memphis . The 40 Under 40 Awards salute men and women under the age of 40… Read More


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UTHSC Office of Equity and Diversity to Host Domestic Violence Panel Discussion on October 26

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The UTHSC Office of Equity and Diversity will be hosting a panel discussion focused on domestic violence and the resources available at UTHSC and the greater Memphis area to help those involved in unhealthy relationships. The discussion, entitled Domestic Violence: Seeking Assistance, will take place Friday, October 26 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the… Read More


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Medical Student Research Fellowship Program Encourages Aspiring Clinician-Scientists

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The Medical Student Research Fellowship (MSRF) Program at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) introduces students to biomedical research and careers in academic medicine, while providing the opportunity for professional and academic growth. MSRF enables UTHSC medical students, who are selected on a competitive basis, to engage in individualized research projects under the… Read More


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UTHSC’s Brian Peters, PhD, Receives $1.5 Million Grant for Research on Vaginitis Pathogenesis

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Brian M. Peters, PhD, assistant professor in the Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Translational Science in the College of Pharmacy at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has been awarded a four-year $1,520,000 grant for his research into the molecular pathways through which Candida albicans, or C. albicans, elicits inflammation during vaginitis. Long… Read More