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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


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UTHSC and Partners Lead Effort to Inform, Reassure Public About Coronavirus

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Leaders from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and its clinical and community partners convened a press conference Wednesday to share information about the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) with the media as a way to reassure the public that steps are being taken to prepare for and combat any possible spread of the illness. “At… Read More


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McCullers Receives Dream Hero Award from Legacy of Legends Development Corporation

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Jon McCullers, MD, interim senior executive associate dean of Clinical Affairs and chief operating officer for the  College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, has been selected as a 2020 Dream Hero Award recipient by the Legacy of Legends Community Development Corporation. The Legacy of Legends Community Development Corporation is a… Read More


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UTHSC Hosts Impressive Roster of Sickle Cell Researchers at 2019 Norfleet Forum

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Clinicians and researchers from around the country gathered in Memphis Friday for the 2019 Frank M. Norfleet Forum for the Advancement of Health to discuss sickle cell disease research and treatment. They looked back at how the disease has developed over the last century and what the future holds for those born with it and… Read More


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UTHSC College of Medicine Dean: Great Accomplishments, More Work Ahead

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Eight months into his role as the Robert Kaplan Executive Dean of the UTHSC College of Medicine, Scott Strome, MD, has his sights set firmly on building a true academic medical center at UTHSC. “I believe our school needs an academic medical center, not just for the College of Medicine, but also for the College… Read More