Tag: St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital


News

Sickle Cell Boot Camp for Nurses Sets Pilot Program at UTHSC College of Nursing

|

Nurses who care for patients with sickle cell disease (SCD) can have a major impact on improving health outcomes and quality of life for their patients. But this is not possible without the knowledge and clinical skills necessary to provide specialized comprehensive care. That is why the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of… Read More


News

UTHSC’s Professor Chester Brown Named to List of Inspiring Black Scientists

|

Chester Brown, MD, PhD, St. Jude Chair of Excellence in Genetics at UTHSC and Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital, is listed among “1,000 Inspiring Black Scientists in America,” by the journal, Cell Mentor, which is affiliated with Cell Press. Dr. Brown is also a UTHSC professor of Pediatrics, professor of Genetics, Genomics and Informatics, and Genetics… Read More


News

UTHSC’s Jefferies Receives $2.1 Million Grant for Childhood Cancer Research

|

John L. Jefferies, MD, MPH, Jay M. Sullivan Endowed Chair in Cardiovascular Medicine and chief of Cardiology in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, has received a $2.1 million grant from the National Cancer Institute, to study how exercise impacts childhood cancer survivors. His co-principal investigator is Kirsten K.… Read More


News

World Renowned Pediatric Rheumatologist and Immunologist Terri Finkel, M.D., Ph.D. Joins UTHSC, Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital, and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

|

Terri H. Finkel, M.D., Ph.D., a nationally known pediatric rheumatologist and immunologist, has joined the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital, and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in several leadership roles. Dr. Finkel was recruited to serve as professor and associate chair of the UTHSC College of Medicine Department of Pediatrics… Read More


News

Record-Breaking Year for UTHSC, Chancellor Schwab Reports

|

UTHSC Chancellor Steve J. Schwab, MD, summed up the 2018-2019 academic year as a “record-breaking year” for the university. In his 10th-annual State of the University Address on Friday, the chancellor said the university has achieved “national-level” performance in both the education and clinical arenas, citing annual performance metrics with record graduates and revenue. He… Read More


News

West Cancer Center and UTHSC Welcome D. Neil Hayes, MD, MPH, to Lead Cancer Research Initiative

|

Dr. Hayes to serve as Scientific Director, Medical Oncologist, and Van Vleet Endowed Professor West Cancer Center and the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) in partnership with St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital are proud to announce the appointment of D. Neil Hayes, MD, MPH, as the scientific director of the UT/West Institute for… Read More


News

UTHSC Medical Student Named to Prestigious Medical Research Fellows Program of Howard Hughes Medical Institute

|

The summer before he started medical school at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in 2015, Spencer Richardson was already on the path toward his goal of becoming a physician-scientist. As a participant in the Pediatric Oncology Education Program for undergraduates and medical students at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Richardson was assigned to… Read More