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The Center for Addiction Science at UTHSC and Memphis Area Prevention Coalition Host Forums on Addiction and Overdose

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The Center for Addiction Science at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and the Memphis Area Prevention Coalition will present forums April 18 and 19 to educate health care providers, first responders, and the public on recognizing and treating opioid use disorder. The Medical Forum on Addiction and Overdose will be held at 11:30… Read More


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Stern Member of State Task Force on Addiction Medicine Education

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David M. Stern, MD, vice chancellor for Health Affairs for Statewide Initiatives at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, has been a tireless advocate for improving medical education in order to better diagnosis, treat, and prevent addiction. He was recently named to the new Tennessee Commission on Pain and Addiction Medicine Education established by… Read More


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UTHSC Hosts Meeting of Southeastern Leaders in Addiction Treatment

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“The nation is the United States of drugs,” Kevin Kunz, MD, executive vice president of The Addiction Medicine Foundation, said in opening remarks at a meeting of local, state, and national addiction experts at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center Thursday. “There is nothing so disabling in our country as substance abuse and addiction.”… Read More


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The University of Tennessee College of Medicine’s Center for Addiction Science Recognized as First Center of Excellence in Addiction Medicine in the Country

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The University of Tennessee College of Medicine’s Center for Addiction Science was recognized today as the first Center of Excellence In Addiction Medicine by The Addiction Medicine Foundation. The Center for Addiction Science was founded to address the untreated addiction epidemic, not only in Memphis, but across the country. The center provides clinical treatment services… Read More


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The Power of Addiction: A Five-Part Spotlight Article

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A five-part Spotlight article from Medicine Magazine (Winter 2016) exploring the College of Medicine’s coordinated effort to battle the addiction through each of the four duties of the UTHSC mission – Education, Clinical Care, Research and Public Service…. Read More