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UTHSC to Graduate 92 Students in 2022 Winter Commencement Ceremony

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center will hold its Winter Commencement ceremony on Monday, December 12, at 10 a.m., at the Cannon Center for the Performing Arts. Degrees will be awarded to 92 graduating students, including 14 from the College of Graduate Health Sciences, 11 from the College of Health Professions, 32 from the… Read More


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UTHSC Researchers Publish First-of-Their-Kind Reports on Cancer Radiation Therapy Interruptions

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Two new reports by researchers at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center provide the first published description of unplanned interruptions in radiation cancer treatment across a major U.S. city in the COVID-19 era, according to their authors. The studies placed special focus on how risk for radiotherapy interruption varied by patient race, socioeconomic status,… Read More


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UTHSC’s Dr. Altha Stewart Wins 2022 Pardes Humanitarian Prize in Mental Health

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The Brain & Behavior Research Foundation (BBRF) has awarded the 2022 Pardes Humanitarian Prize in Mental Health to Altha J. Stewart, MD, senior associate dean for Community Health Engagement and associate professor of psychiatry in the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Medicine. “It’s truly an honor to receive this prestigious award,” Dr.… Read More


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Craft Named Interim Dean of UTHSC College of Medicine-Knoxville

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Robert M. Craft, MD, has been named the interim dean of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Medicine in Knoxville. Dr. Craft succeeds Paul J. Hauptman, MD, who served as dean for four years. Dr. Hauptman will become the dean of the University of Nevada-Reno School of Medicine and chief academic officer… Read More


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Two UTHSC Professors Receive Awards for Inspiring Other Women Physicians

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Mukta Panda, MD, MACP, F-RCP London, and Catherine Womack, MD, FACP, have received the American Medical Women’s Association INSPIRE Award for their accomplishments as exceptional women physicians. The AMWA Leadership Council presents the awards every September to mark Women in Medicine month. According to AMWA, the awards honor women physicians who exemplify the highest values… Read More


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500 Free Backpacks to be Given Away at UTHSC August 13

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center is partnering with Health Students Teaching Memphis Youth, Omega Ministries, and the Memphis Medical Society to give away 500 free backpacks filled with school supplies to K-12 students in the Memphis community during a drive-through event Saturday, August 13. The backpack giveaway is open to the public and… Read More


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UTHSC Team Receives $1.23 Million to Study Ties Between Cellular Nutrient Sensing, Epigenome Regulation

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The National Institute of General Medical Sciences recently awarded $1.23 million to Ronald “Nick” Laribee, PhD, associate professor in the department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC). Dr. Laribee is the lead investigator on a project to determine how the epigenome receives… Read More


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UTHSC’s Jon McCullers Elected Chair of Shelby County Board of Health

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Jon McCullers, MD, senior executive associate dean of Clinical Affairs and chief operating officer for the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and chair of the Department of Pediatrics at UTHSC and Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital, is the new chair of the Shelby County Board of Health.  The Board of… Read More