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UTHSC College of Medicine Produces Video for Health Care Workers on Procedure for Collecting Nasal Samples for COVID-19 Testing

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Medicine has produced a training video detailing the proper protocol for collecting nasopharyngeal samples to test for coronavirus infection. The video is intended for distribution to hospitals, clinical care providers, and testing sites as a guide to ensure proper procedure is used at the various sites… Read More


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UTHSC Team Awarded $2.27 Million for New Breast Cancer Therapy Research

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A research team at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center has been awarded $2.27 million to study a potential next-generation treatment for late-stage breast cancer. Wei Li, PhD, professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences and director of the UTHSC College of Pharmacy Drug Discovery Center, and Tiffany Seagroves, PhD, professor of Pathology in the UTHSC College… Read More


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Hyo Young Choi To Be Recognized At International Biometric Conference

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Hyo Young Choi, PhD, a postdoctoral fellow in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, will be recognized by the International Biometric Conference during the Young Statisticians’ Showcase. During the showcase, Dr. Choi and four other researchers representing each continent of the world will have their work highlighted during a… Read More


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Ronald Cowan, MD, PhD, Named Chair of the Department of Psychiatry at UTHSC

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Scott Strome, MD, executive dean of the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has named Ronald Cowan, MD, PhD, Harrison Distinguished Professor and Chair of the Department of Psychiatry. He will begin his new role at UTHSC in July. Dr. Cowan has served as a professor in the Department… Read More


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College of Medicine Names New Assistant Deans of Student Affairs

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Catherine Womack, MD, associate dean of Student Affairs and Admissions for the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine, has named Sara Cross, MD, Deirdre James, MD, and Andrew Olinger, MD, as the new assistant deans of Student Affairs. “I am so fortunate to have three gifted clinicians who want to dedicate part… Read More


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UTHSC’s Coronavirus Disease Information and Resources Website Now Available in Spanish

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UTHSC’s Coronavirus Disease Information and Resources website is now available in Spanish. As Tennessee’s public academic medical institution, the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is committed to providing information to the communities we serve about important topics such as the emergence of the novel coronavirus (SARS CoV-2) and the… Read More


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UTHSC and Oak Ridge National Laboratory to Collaborate On Cancer Drug Discovery and Development Research

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Researchers at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) and the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) will conduct collaborative research with the goal of developing better cancer treatments. Cancer stem cells are inherently resistant to radiation and chemotherapy and are responsible for the majority of cancer relapse cases. The team’s objective… Read More


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Hamilton Eye Institute To Host Vision 2020 Symposium October 9-10

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Hamilton Eye Institute (HEI) will host a continuing medical education symposium called Vision 2020 at HEI Friday,October 9, and Saturday, October 10. The symposium is the first major event under the leadership of Penny Asbell, MD, FACS, MBA, FARVO, chair of the Department of Ophthalmology and director of… Read More