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HEI Team Members Serve More Than 350 Patients During Mission Trip to the Dominican Republic

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Giving back to the community has always been a priority for the team members of the Hamilton Eye Institute (HEI) at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. HEI has conducted mission trips for years, and continues to promote healthy eye care around the world. Penny A. Asbell, MD, FACS, MBA, FARVO, the new HEI… Read More


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John V. Cox of UTHSC Receives $600,000 Grant for Research Offering Insights Into Chlamydia Pathogenesis

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John V. Cox, PhD, associate professor in the Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Biochemistry, and associate dean in the College of Graduate Health Sciences at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has been awarded a $600,000 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are increasingly common in the United… Read More


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UTHSC Hosts Second Successful Harbin Summer Research Program

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For the second year, PhD students from Harbin Medical University in China spent time this summer in research labs at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. The UTHSC Harbin Summer Research Program brought five graduate students from China to spend a month on the Memphis campus. “Our intent was to give them an experience… Read More


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A Distinguished Past, A Bright Future

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Check out the latest issue of the UTHSC Medicine Magazine. In this issue you’ll meet the new dean for the College of Medicine, Dr. Scott E. Strome, and learn about his vision for the college; discover how our students are helping the global and local community, and learn about some of our illustrious alumni.


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UTHSC and The Kosten Foundation to Host Purple Night October 6

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center and the Kosten Foundation’s annual Purple Night will showcase advances by UTHSC’s Pancreatic Cancer Research Team in the fight against pancreatic cancer. The event will be held on October 6, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., in UTHSC’s College of Pharmacy, Suite 102, 881 Madison Avenue. Guests will… Read More


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Faculty and Staff Across the UT System Come To UTHSC for Online Learning Symposium

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Faculty and staff from across the University of Tennessee System are at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center today for a symposium focused on effective and quality online, blended, and distance course design. The symposium titled, “Recognition and Reflection in Quality Course Design,” is sponsored by the UT Office of Academic Affairs and Student… Read More


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September National Suicide Prevention Month, Memphis Crisis Center Always on Call

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently reported that suicide rates increased in nearly every state from 1999 through 2016 and more than 30 percent in half the states during that time, making suicide a leading cause of death in the United States. September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, but the Memphis Crisis… Read More


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UTHSC To Participate In Ride To Fight On! September 15

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Fourth-year medical student Peter Ketch got involved The Ride to Fight On! during his first year of medical school, after hearing about the West Cancer Center’s mission. “Professors, older students, and some physicians talked about it a lot and how much fun the event day was, so I had to sign up,” he said. “Each… Read More