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UTHSC Physician, Researcher Invited to Present Cancer Research at Prestigious Annual Meeting

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For two decades, scientists have been able to identify the molecular signature of specific cancers by isolating the RNA, responsible for dictating which proteins are produced and, by extension, how the cells behave in the body. Now, Neil Hayes, MD, MS, MPH, director of the Center for Cancer Research at at the University of Tennessee… Read More


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UTHSC College of Nursing Offers Inaugural Kaleidoscope Story Slam

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Storytelling is one of the earliest human art forms, and it still packs a punch even in our high-tech culture. The power of storytelling will be on full display at the inaugural Kaleidoscope Story Slam at 6:00 p.m., March 24, in the Schreier Auditorium of the Student-Alumni Center, 800 Madison. Hosted by the University of… Read More


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UTHSC Hiring People to Play Role of Patients in Simulation Trainings for Health Care Students

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Every year, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center produces hundreds of health care professionals ready to begin seeing patents. In their training, every one of them has practiced caring for people who are paid to act out specific roles or conditions. Simulated patients, or SPs, are adults, 18 and older, who portray common conditions… Read More


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UTHSC’s Dr. Anthony Sheyn Named Chief of Otolaryngology at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital

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Anthony Sheyn, MD, associate professor in the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Department of Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose and Throat), has been named the division chief of Pediatric Otolaryngology at UTHSC and Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital. He replaces Jerome Thompson, MD, MBA, who is stepping back from the division chief role after 16 years. Dr. Sheyn has… Read More


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Chancellor Peter Buckley to Hold Campus-Wide Listening Sessions

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Since arriving at UTHSC in February, Chancellor Peter Buckley, MD, has been focused on understanding challenges, successes, and ways the university must grow and evolve to meet the mission of improving the health and well-being of Tennessee and the global community. To that end, he will host several listening sessions, which will allow for direct… Read More


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Leadership Memphis Honors Jon McCullers as One of 10 Change Makers

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Leadership Memphis has honored Jon McCullers, MD, as one of ten 2022 Change Makers for his work in infectious disease. Besides helping leaders and laypeople understand the complexities of the SARS-CoV-2 virus and the various treatments, he was at the forefront of building testing and vaccination systems that quickly benefited everyday citizens. Change Makers are… Read More


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Brad Baker Race for Sight 5K Provides Life-Changing Care in Memphis and Abroad

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The fifth annual Brad Baker Race for Sight 5K kicks off Saturday, March 5 at 9 a.m. at Shelby Farms. Hosted by Hamilton Eye Institute (HEI) Lions Club, the race serves as a fundraiser to provide vision treatments for underserved people in Memphis and abroad. “We’re unique as a Lions Club since we’re all doctors and medical… Read More


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UTHSC/UCH Close Drive-Through COVID-19 Testing Location

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UTHSC/UCH close COVID-19 testing site Feb. 28, 2022.

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) and its clinical practice partner, University Clinical Health (UCH), today closed the drive-through COVID-19 testing site at 3 N. Dunlap St. on the UTHSC Memphis campus. The closure reflects the decline in demand for testing. UCH will continue offering COVID-19 testing at its 1068 Cresthaven location, Monday… Read More