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Mukta Panda Named Woman Physician of the Year by Tennessee Chapter of the American College of Physicians

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Mukta Panda, MD, professor and assistant dean for Well-Being and Medical Student Education in the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Medicine Chattanooga, has been named Woman Physician of the Year by the Tennessee Chapter of the American College of Physicians (ACP). She was formally recognized with the honor during the organization’s virtual… Read More


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Emergency Treatment for Devastating Stroke to be Tested in Memphis

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Stroke Team is joining researchers from more than 100 hospitals worldwide to conduct a National Institutes of Health (NIH)-funded research study called FASTEST that will test the safety and efficacy of a medication called recombinant factor Vlla to prevent hemorrhage expansion in patients with strokes caused by bleeding… Read More


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UTHSC Advisory Board Holds Final Meeting for 2020

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In its last meeting of the year, the UTHSC Advisory Board welcomed a new student member, approved a second term for its chairman, and discussed ways it can assist the university in advancing its goals for diversity of its students, faculty, and staff. Philip Wenk, DDS, who has served as chairman of the board since… Read More


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HSC Hub Named As New Campus Store for UTHSC

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s campus store in the 930 Madison Plaza, first floor, has a new name and a new look. It is now called the HSC Hub. Formerly managed under the VolShop brand, headquartered at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, the new HSC Hub now operates as an independent retailer with… Read More


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Department of Diagnostic and Health Sciences to Participate in Virtual 2020 Walk to End Alzheimer’s

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The Department of Diagnostic and Health Sciences in the College of Health Professions at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center will be among this year’s participants in the virtual 2020 Walk to End Alzheimer’s on November 14. So far, the department has raised $1,490 of its $2,000 goal for the fundraiser that benefits the… Read More


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National Study: Pandemic and Oversight Waivers Impact Advanced Practice Nurses

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Preliminary results from a national survey reveal how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs), while findings related to the temporary easing of practice restrictions show little effect on APRN practice. In states with restrictive practice requirements, barriers that impact patient care and access continued to exist despite waivers issued to help… Read More


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College of Nursing Hosts 2020 William T. Cashdollar Distinguished Visiting Professorship

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The COVID-19 pandemic has created significant ethical conflicts for health care professionals, forcing them to move from a conventional, patient-focused standard of care to crisis care focused on the health of the overall population, according to a well-known medical ethicist. Dr. Douglas Diekema, MD, MPH, director of education at the Treuman Katz Center for Pediatric… Read More


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UTHSC Advisory Board to Hold Virtual Meeting November 12

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Advisory Board will hold a virtual meeting at 1 p.m. CST November 12. Board members will be participating electronically or by telephone. Interested individuals are encouraged to watch the meeting online. Information to access the meeting will be available at uthsc.edu/advisory-board/index.php. Items on the Advisory Board agenda include:… Read More