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UTHSC Key Supporter in City’s New Bike Share Program

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Janine Twitchell is new to Memphis, but as an avid cyclist, she was happy to be part of the team from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center that took part in the inaugural bike ride today to kick off Explore Bike Share, the city’s new bike share program. “I love Memphis,” the administrative assistant… Read More


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Dr. Karen C. Johnson of UTHSC Receives $2.3 Million Grant to Study How Weight Loss and Increased Physical Activity Affect Aging in Individuals with Type 2 Diabetes

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Karen C. Johnson, MD, MPH, of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) has received a $2.3 million grant to build on earlier studies to determine if lifestyle interventions focused on weight loss through reduced calorie consumption and increased physical activity can meaningfully improve the lives of older individuals with type 2 diabetes over an extended… Read More


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UTHSC Shows Civic Pride, School Spirit with RedBall Project

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New York artist Kurt Perschke was smiling as he stood in front of the Student Alumni Center at UTHSC at noon Monday and watched people interact with his work. Perschke is the creator of the RedBall Project, a unique art installation in the form of a 250-pound red, inflated ball that has traveled the globe. It… Read More


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UTHSC Among Economic Engines Driving Memphis Medical District Revitalization

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The Memphis Medical District Collaborative is “the perfect storm” of like-minded entities coming together to improve our community, Dr. Ken Brown, executive vice chancellor and chief operations officer of  the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, said Thursday. Speaking at a forum hosted by The Daily News on “Remaking the Memphis Medical District,” Dr. Brown… Read More