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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


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Occupational Therapy Department at UTHSC to Award Posthumous Degree to Student Who Died in 2015

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In life, Rachel Kay Stevens wanted to help children as an occupational therapist. After her death, her teachers and classmates are ensuring her wish is fulfilled. Stevens, who died in January 2015 shortly after starting occupational therapy training at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), will receive a posthumous OT degree from the… Read More


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Gadiparthi Rao Receives UTHSC College of Medicine’s Malloy Professorship

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  Gadiparthi Rao, PhD, one of the leading scientists in the world in the field of cardiovascular biology and distinguished professor in the Department of Physiology in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has received the George and Elizabeth Malloy Professorship, which is given to meet the research… Read More


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University of Tennessee Health Science Center Campus Police Department Increases Seat Belt Enforcement During Click It or Ticket Mobilization

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  As summer kicks off and families hit the road for vacation, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) Police Department is partnering with the Tennessee Highway Safety Office (THSO) to remind motorists to “Click It or Ticket.” From May 22 to June 4, participating agencies across the state will increase seat belt enforcement,… Read More


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UTHSC Medical Student Named to Prestigious Medical Research Fellows Program of Howard Hughes Medical Institute

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The summer before he started medical school at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in 2015, Spencer Richardson was already on the path toward his goal of becoming a physician-scientist. As a participant in the Pediatric Oncology Education Program for undergraduates and medical students at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Richardson was assigned to… Read More