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ITS Continues Replacement of NAC with ISE Thursday, July 17th

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Faculty & Staff, On Thursday, July 17th, ITS will continue the replacement of the Cisco NAC with ISE (Identity Services Engine) in the Pharmacy Bldg & the RBL (Regional Biocontainment Laboratory) facility. We expect on the following Tuesday (7/22), additional buildings will be transitioned, to complete this project in all primary teaching facilities before the August semester… Read More


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Smith Presents to National Vaccine Advisory Committee

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Dr. Cindy Smith, Assistant Professor of Clinical Pharmacy, from Reeves-Sain Pharmacy in Murfreesboro presented to the National Vaccine Advisory Committee in Washington, DC on June 11, 2014. This committee is advisory to the Assistant Secretary of Health of the US Public Service to assist in making decisions about the government’s role concerning vaccines. Cindy’s presentation was titled… Read More


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Racial Disparities in Medication Adherence Continue Despite Policy Improvements, According to UTHSC Researchers

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Even though most people know that taking medication properly is key to managing chronic disease, they don’t or can’t always do it. However, the launch of the Medicare Part D prescription drug benefit in 2006 has encouraged more elderly patients to take their heart medications as prescribed.


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ITS resumes replacement of NAC with ISE Thurs, July 10th

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Faculty & Staff, On Thursday, July 10th, ITS will resume the replacement of the Cisco NAC with ISE (Identity Services Engine) in the 740 Court bldg (Campus Police), Van Vleet bldg & Variety bldg. We expect on the following Tuesday (7/15) & Thursday (7/17), additional buildings will be transitioned, to complete this project in all primary teaching… Read More


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UTHSC’s College of Medicine Forms Department of Genetics, Genomics and Informatics

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Professor Robert W. Williams, PhD, UT-ORNL Governor’s Chair in Computational Genomics, Appointed Founding Chair of GGI David M. Stern, MD, executive dean of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) College of Medicine, has announced the formation of a new department on the Memphis campus, the Department of Genetics, Genomics and Informatics (GGI).


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UTHSC’s College of Allied Health Sciences Renamed the College of Health Professions

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On Tuesday, July 1, the College of Allied Health Sciences at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) officially changes its name to the College of Health Professions. Although the renaming was approved by the UT Board of Trustees during its Feb. 27 winter meeting, the change is timed to coincide with the start… Read More


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Joan C. Han, MD, Named Associate Professor in Department of Pediatrics at UTHSC and Founding Director for the UT-Le Bonheur Pediatric Obesity Center

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David M. Stern, MD, executive dean of the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), and Meri Armour, CEO of Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital, have announced the joint appointment of pediatric endocrinologist Joan C. Han, MD. In July, Dr. Han will join UTHSC as associate professor in the Department of… Read More


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Dr. Steven Coughlin Appointed to Editorial Boards of Medical and Epidemiologic Journals

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Dr. Steven Coughlin, a Professor in the Department of Preventive Medicine and Director of the Research Core for the University of Tennessee College of Medicine’s Research Center on Health Disparities, Equity, and the Exposome, has been appointed to the Editorial Boards of the Journal of Community Medicine and Public Health Care, the International Journal of… Read More