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First Cohort of Herbert Shainberg Scholars Arrive in Israel

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The first cohort of the Herbert Shainberg Scholars Program have officially arrived in Israel. Colbe Earles and Macy Cottrell are studying at Ben-Gurion University (BGU) of the Negev during March as part of the new student exchange program that gives fourth-year students in the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) College of Medicine an… Read More


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UTHSC College of Medicine Leaders Honored by Memphis Mayor for COVID-19 Work

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Within weeks of the first COVID-19 case in Shelby County in early March 2020, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and its clinical practice partner, University Clinical Health, had the largest drive-through testing station in Shelby County up and running, staffing it morning to night with dozens of volunteers, many of them students. For… Read More


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Schwartz Named Chair of UTHSC Department of Radiation Oncology

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  David Schwartz, MD, FACR, has been named chair of the Department of Radiation Oncology in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Dr. Schwartz, who joined the UTHSC Department of Radiation Oncology in 2016, is an internationally recognized physician researcher, whose work aims to improve the treatment and survivorship… Read More


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UTHSC Health Hub at Uptown Brings Neighborhood Approach to Health Care

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Cutting the ribbon to open the UTHSC Health Hub at Uptown Saturday were Michelle Taylor, MD, director of the Shelby County Health Department; Scott Strome, MD, executive dean of the UTHSC College of Medicine, Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland, Henry Turley, member of the UTHSC Coillege of Meidcine Board of Vistiros, and Jim Bailey, MD, who has led the development of the Health HUb.

When the orange ribbon was cut to open the new UTHSC Health Hub at Uptown Saturday morning, supporters of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, local leaders, and neighborhood residents responded with a round of applause. Located at 534 North Second Street, the UTHSC Health Hub is a neighborhood approach to improving health in… Read More


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UTHSC College of Medicine to Open First UTHSC Health Hub October 30

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The College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center will open the UTHSC Health Hub in Uptown on October 30 at 10 a.m. Located at 534 North Second Street, the UTHSC Health Hub is a neighborhood-based approach to improving health status and outcomes in underserved areas in the community. The launch will… Read More


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College of Medicine Sows Seeds of Health in New Frayser Community Garden

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fall planting event inviting members of the community to begin the fall planting.

Ernest J. Trice, a volunteer urban gardener, stood at the edge of several plowed rows in a field in Frayser Wednesday afternoon explaining the finer points of sowing seeds to those who gathered for the fall planting kick-off of the Frayser Community Garden, a new outreach effort of the College of Medicine at the University… Read More


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Adam S. Arthur, MD, Named Chair of Neurosurgery at UTHSC

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Adam S. Arthur, MD, MPH, has been named chair of the Department of Neurosurgery in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Dr. Arthur has been the director of cerebrovascular and endovascular neurosurgery for Semmes Murphey Clinic and the UTHSC Department of Neurosurgery since 2009. In addition, Dr. Arthur also… Read More


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UTHSC Students Join Community Vaccination Workforce

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Students and faculty from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center are joining volunteers from various local academic health care institutions to assist the Shelby County Health Department in the administration of second-dose COVID-19 vaccinations to the community this week. University Clinical Health (UCH), UTHSC, and the City of Memphis are collaborating in organizing the… Read More