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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center Named a Top Workplace in the Greater Memphis Area for Third Consecutive Year

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) has been named one of the Top Workplaces in the Greater Memphis area for the third consecutive year in The Commercial Appeal. The recognition is based solely on employee surveys conducted by Workplace Dynamics. A total of about 22,000 employees from large, medium and small workplaces, as… Read More


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MaryAnn Clark Named Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center

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  MaryAnn Clark, EdD, has been named the associate vice chancellor for academic affairs for the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC). Dr. Clark received her Bachelor of Science degree in physical therapy from The Ohio State University. She went on to earn a Master of Arts degree from New York University in pathokinesiology and… Read More


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Assistant Professor Rajashekhar Gangaraju of UTHSC Receives $1.5 Million Grant to Develop Stem Cell Therapeutics for Retinal Injuries

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Rajashekhar Gangaraju, PhD, an assistant professor in the Hamilton Eye Institute at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has been awarded a $1.5 million grant from the United States Army Medical Research Acquisition Activity to develop stem cell-based therapeutics for retinal damage after traumatic brain injury, specifically in military personnel after blast injuries… Read More


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Forensic Anthropologist Benjamin J. Figura, PhD, Named Director of West Tennessee Regional Forensic Center

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Benjamin J. Figura, PhD, a board-certified forensic anthropologist, has been named director of the West Tennessee Regional Forensic Center (WTRFC), which is operated through the University of Tennesee Health Science Center (UTHSC). A native of Flint, Michigan, Dr. Figura received his Bachelor of Science degree in anthropology from Michigan State University. He earned a Master of… Read More


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Kennard Brown, UTHSC Executive Vice Chancellor and Chief Operations Officer, Featured on the Funky Politics

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Dr. Kennard Brown, executive vice chancellor and chief operations officer for the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, talks about UTHSC, health care and its impact on the Mid-South on the Funky Politics. [efsflexvideo type=”other” url=”[efsflexvideo type=”other” url=”https://www.podbean.com/media/player/4twzm-649db3-pb?vjs=1&auto=0&from=share ” allowfullscreen=”yes” widescreen=”yes” width=”420″ height=”315″/]    


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UTHSC To Honor Veterans on Campus at Annual Breakfast Reception

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On Friday, November 11, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center will celebrate and honor the veterans of the United States Armed Forces on campus by hosting “Honoring All Who Serve,” a Veterans Day observance. The breakfast reception will be held in the Student-Alumni Center’s O.D. Larry Dining Hall from 8:30 to 10 a.m. The… Read More


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Scott Campbell Named Emergency Management and Safety Officer at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center

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Scott Campbell, a long-time emergency management official with the United States Coast Guard, has been named emergency management and safety officer for the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC). A native of Grosse Pointe, Michigan, Campbell comes to UTHSC from New Orleans, Louisiana, bringing 26 years of military experience in emergency management, physical security,… Read More


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Kaplan-Amonette Department of Dermatology at UTHSC Growing; Expanding Clinical Practice

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If you have a suspicious-looking mole or a strange patch on your skin, Tejesh Patel, MD, FAAD, has some advice – get it checked out. And he wants you to know that, as faculty and staff at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), the Kaplan-Amonette Department of Dermatology is ready to help. “We’re… Read More