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Interim Chief of Vascular Surgery No Stranger to Travel; Happy to Call Memphis Her New Home

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Dr. Erica Mitchell

Vascular surgeon Erica Mitchell, MD, MEd SE, FACS, DFSVS, can trace her interest in medicine back to her childhood, when she was growing up on farm in Zimbabwe. Because her father was a petroleum engineer, the family lived in many countries across five continents. That farm in Zimbabwe was particularly memorable as the triage point… Read More


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Medical Student Gene Lamanilao Awarded Alpha Omega Alpha Fellowship for Liver Regeneration Research

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Gene Lamanilao, a third-year medical student at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, received the highly esteemed 2021 AΩA Alpha Omega Alpha Carolyn L. Kuckein Student Research Fellowship for his research of liver regeneration through mitotherapy.


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Andrew Kerwin, MD, New Chief of Trauma/Surgical Critical Care at UTHSC

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If Andrew Kerwin, MD, FACS, DABS, experiences déjà vu as he comes to the University of Tennessee Health Science Center to join the faculty of the College of Medicine, it’s because he trained at the university more than two decades ago. Now, however, he comes as the chief of the division in which he trained,… Read More


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Gosain Wins Society of University Surgeons Award

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Ankush Gosain, MD, PhD, FACS, FAAP, associate professor of Surgery and Pediatrics at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, was awarded the 2019-2020 Mid-Career Award from the Society of University Surgeons (SUS). Dr. Gosain is also the director of Pediatric Surgery Research in the Children’s Foundation Research Institute at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital. The… Read More


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New UTHSC Global Surgery Institute Mobilizes to Help Around the World

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First-year medical student Janyn Quiz, 24, grew up in the Philippines and moved to the United States two years ago with her family. She is among a group of students and faculty at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center working to promote surgical mission work around the world through a newly formed UTHSC Global… Read More


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UTHSC’s Registered Nurse First Assistant Program Features State-of-The-Art Simulation Training

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A new program in the College of Nursing at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center educates nurses to work alongside surgeons in the operating room performing surgical procedures, including suturing, tissue handling, and controlling bleeding. The Registered Nurse First Assistant (RNFA) Program, the first of its kind in Tennessee and one of only a… Read More


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UTHSC’s New Registered Nurse First Assistant Program Only One in Tennessee

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A new Registered Nurse First Assistant (RNFA) program in the College of Nursing at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) is the first in Tennessee, and one of only a few nationally. The new program will prepare nurses with the skills needed to provide evidence-based care to surgical patients before, during, and after… Read More


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UTHSC College of Medicine Student Travels to Madagascar as Part of World Health Organization’s Surgical Safety Checklist Team

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Traveling to 20 cities on the island of Madagascar to train local surgical teams is not what most medical students do between their third and fourth years of medical school. But Emily Bruno, a student in UT Health Science Center’s College of Medicine, did just that as a participant of the Program in Global Surgery… Read More