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College of Medicine Inducts Inaugural Class of Academy of Master Educators

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Medicine has inducted its inaugural class to the Academy of Master Educators. The academy recognizes and celebrates contributions to education by dedicated physicians and other medical educators. The academy, which was formed in 2019, is being led by Mukta Panda, MD, MACP, FRCP, assistant dean for… Read More


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Pfeffer Dedicates More Than 30 Years to Glioblastoma Research

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Finding better treatment options for glioblastoma is personal for Lawrence Pfeffer, PhD, the Muirhead Professor in the Department of Pathology in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. He became interested in the brain cancer, when a friend and former colleague passed away suddenly from the disease. Since then, he… Read More


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UTHSC’s Professor Chester Brown Named to List of Inspiring Black Scientists

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Chester Brown, MD, PhD, St. Jude Chair of Excellence in Genetics at UTHSC and Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital, is listed among “1,000 Inspiring Black Scientists in America,” by the journal, Cell Mentor, which is affiliated with Cell Press. Dr. Brown is also a UTHSC professor of Pediatrics, professor of Genetics, Genomics and Informatics, and Genetics… Read More


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Bruce Keisling Named 2021 Fellow of the American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

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Bruce L. Keisling, PhD, executive director for Developmental Disabilities at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, has been named a 2021 Fellow of the American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AAIDD). He will be recognized during the organization’s 145th  Annual Meeting in Jacksonville, Florida, in June.  Dr. Keisling also holds the Shainberg Professorship… Read More


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UTHSC Researchers Featured in Journal of Medical Internet Research for Artificial Intelligence Studies

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A paper written by Arash Shaban-Nejad, PhD, MPH, an assistant professor, and Nariman Ammar, PhD, a postdoctoral fellow, both at the Center for Biomedical Informatics in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, was recently published in the Journal of Medical Internet Research – Medical Informatics. The paper discussed how… Read More


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Dustin Fulton, EdD, Named Assistant Dean for Admissions in College of Medicine

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Dustin Fulton, EdD, has been named assistant dean for Admissions in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center effective January 1, 2021. Dr. Fulton has served as interim assistant dean since May 2020. Dr. Fulton most recently served as associate director in Student Affairs and Community Engagement, and previously held… Read More


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UTHSC Participating in Autism Intervention Research Network for Physical Health

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) is partnering with the Association of University Centers on Disabilities to participate in the Autism Intervention Research Network for Physical Health (AIR-P), which was recently funded by a $15 million investment over five years by the federal Maternal and Child Health Bureau. The purpose of the AIR-P… Read More


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Gregg Mitchell, MD, Named Chair of UTHSC Family Medicine in Jackson

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Gregg Mitchell, MD, has been named chair of the Department of Family Medicine in Jackson for the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Medicine. Dr. Mitchell has been serving as interim chair since 2015 and serves the department as both the program director and fellowship director. Dr. Mitchell, who assumed his new role… Read More