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UTHSC/VA Researchers Part of Top 10 Award-Winning Clinical Trial

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A multistate clinical trial that included researchers from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and the Memphis Veterans Affairs Medical Center has been selected for one of the 2020 Top 10 Clinical Research Achievement Awards by the Clinical Research Forum. The SPRINT MIND (Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial Memory and Cognition IN Decreased Hypertension)… Read More


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Karen C. Johnson, MD, Named Chair of the Department of Preventive Medicine at UTHSC

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Karen C. Johnson, MD, MPH, College of Medicine Endowed Professor in Women’s Health and a principal investigator for several groundbreaking national and international public health research studies, is the new chair of the Department of Preventive Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. A tenured professor in the Departments of Preventive Medicine and… Read More


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UTHSC and Memphis VA Key Participants in National Study Showing Link Between Low Blood Pressure and Reduced Risk of Mild Cognitive Impairment

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Researchers at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) and the Memphis Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Center were part of the SPRINT MIND (Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial Memory and Cognition IN Decreased Hypertension) multisite clinical trial, which released study findings today showing that intensive lowering of blood pressure reduced the risk of mild… Read More


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Investigators at UTHSC Played Key Role in Study Prompting New Blood Pressure Guidelines

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Researchers at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and the Memphis Veterans Affairs Medical Center played a significant role in collecting data that resulted in the new guidelines announced last week for the prevention, detection, evaluation, and management of high blood pressure. The first comprehensive new high blood pressure guidelines in more than a decade… Read More