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UTHSC Study to Help African Americans with Uncontrolled Diabetes Better Manage Their Health

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) is heading a coalition of primary care providers in the Mid-South in a program to help African-American adults diagnosed with diabetes better manage their disease. Led by James Bailey, MD, MPH, professor of Internal Medicine and Preventive Medicine and director of the Center for Health System Improvement… Read More


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Data Analysis by Ophthalmologists at Hamilton Eye Institute at UT Health Science Center Finds Lower Risk of Infection Over Time with LASIK Surgery than with Contacts

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Which causes fewer eye infections – contact lens wear or LASIK surgery? While traditionally contacts were thought to be safer than a surgical procedure, an analysis by ophthalmologists from the Hamilton Eye Institute at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center indicates otherwise. A metadata analysis comparing the incidence of microbial keratitis, an infection of… Read More


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UTHSC Department of Surgery Expands Research Efforts; Surgical Oncologist Evan Glazer Brings Ocular Melanoma Clinical Trial to UTHSC

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Evan Glazer, MD, PhD, moved to Memphis last August for more than just the great barbecue. A surgical oncologist and a physician-scientist, Dr. Glazer was drawn to Memphis, and in particular the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), by what he sees as an opportunity to help develop a multidisciplinary surgical research program at… Read More


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Mentoring Program for Boys at UTHSC Aims to Build Greatness; Luncheon Honors Participants

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Deborah Moore said she’s seen her grandson, Ryan Maxwell, 17, come out of his shell since he started participating in the mentoring program for boys sponsored by the Shelby County Relative Caregiver Program at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC). “The program has brought a lot out of Ryan,” said Moore, who is… Read More


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Susan Davies Named Associate Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs and Enrollment Services at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center

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Susan Davies, PhD, has been named the associate vice chancellor for Student Affairs and Enrollment Services for the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC). In this role, she will provide executive leadership for and oversee several administrative units that provide centralized campus support activities and services to students, including the offices of Admissions, Financial… Read More


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College of Pharmacy Dean Marie Chisholm-Burns of UTHSC Receives 2017 INSIGHT Into Diversity Magazine Giving Back Award

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Marie Chisholm-Burns, PharmD, MPH, MBA, FCCP, FASHP, FAST, dean and professor in the College of Pharmacy, which has distance campuses in Nashville and Knoxville, received the 2017 Giving Back Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity and inclusion publication in higher education. The Giving Back Award honors college and university administrators… Read More


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Professor Jonathan H. Jaggar, PhD, of The University of Tennessee Health Science Center Awarded $1.5 Million to Study Blood Pressure Regulation by Arterial Smooth Muscle Cell Ion Channels

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The National Institutes of Health (NIH) recently awarded Jonathan H. Jaggar, PhD, Maury Bronstein Endowed Professor in the Department of Physiology at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), a $1,520,000 grant for his project titled “Blood Pressure Regulation by Smooth Muscle Cell Ion Channels.” The proposal is designed to study proteins called ion channels that… Read More


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Matthew Moore Named Assistant Vice Chancellor and Registrar for Student Affairs and Enrollment Services at The University of Tennessee Health Science Center

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Matthew Moore, EdD, has been named the assistant vice chancellor and registrar for Student Affairs and Enrollment Services for the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC). In this role, he is responsible for directing all facets of the operations of the registrar’s office, including registration and enrollment, course management, class schedule, enrollment certification, grades,… Read More