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Jon McCullers, MD, Named to Shelby County Board of Health

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Jon McCullers, MD, has been appointed to the Shelby County Board of Health. Dr. McCullers is the senior associate dean for Clinical Affairs and chief operating officer for the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, and pediatrician-in-chief at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital. Dr. McCullers, who is also chair of Pediatrics… Read More


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UTHSC Collaborates with the Regeneron Genetics Center To Advance Precision Medicine in the Mid-South

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center has entered into an agreement with the Regeneron Genetics Center, a subsidiary of Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc., for the company to sequence DNA that has been voluntarily provided and stored as part of a biorepository initiative UTHSC is building in collaboration with its partner teaching hospitals. The collaboration is… Read More


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Fourteen UTHSC Faculty Members Named 2020 Health Care Heroes by Memphis Business Journal

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Fourteen faculty members from the University of Tennessee Heath Science Center are being honored as Health Care Heroes this year by the Memphis Business Journal (MBJ) for their leadership in health care and in the battle against COVID-19. “It is a tremendous joy to see our incredible UTHSC faculty recognized publicly for the work they do to help our community,”… Read More


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Local Heroes of 2020 Honored by Historic Peabody Hotel

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Medical experts, health care providers, first responders, and community leaders were honored Tuesday by the historic Peabody Hotel as part of the induction of “Local Heroes of 2020” into the Duck Walk Hall of Fame. The event honored Memphis’ local heroes for their ongoing efforts and response to the coronavirus pandemic. Jon McCullers, MD, professor… Read More


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UTHSC Partners with Le Bonheur and St. Jude to Host Second Coronavirus Online Symposium

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center Tuesday hosted its second online coronavirus symposium to an audience of more than 580. UTHSC’s first Coronavirus Online Symposium for providers and the public was held April 6, and highlighted the characteristics of the virus; its patterns of spread; and efforts led by the university and its partners to… Read More


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UTHSC Hosts Online Coronavirus Symposium

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More than 1,500 people registered for a two-hour online coronavirus symposium hosted by the University of Tennessee Health Science Center today. Leaders from UTHSC’s College of Medicine, College of Dentistry, and Regional Biocontainment Laboratory, as well as the Shelby County Health Department, shared the latest information on the development of the virus; its spread globally,… Read More


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UTHSC, Shelby County Health Department, and City of Memphis Begin Drive-Thru Testing for COVID-19

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center, working with the Shelby County Health Department and the City of Memphis, today began drive-thru testing for COVID-19 at Tiger Lane at the Memphis Fairgrounds. Testing will be done in a series of tents set up at the Fairgrounds, and it is hoped, at other community sites in the… Read More


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UTHSC Launches Website with Information, Resources on Coronavirus

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As Tennessee’s public academic health care institution, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center today launched a website with information and resources about Coronavirus (COVID-19). The site, uthsc.edu/coronavirus, is designed to be a one-stop resource for the public that includes the best available information about Coronavirus, as well as frequently asked questions and links to… Read More