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UTHSC Physicians Work to Provide Surgical Assistance in Ukraine

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Dr. William Novick, a cardiothoracic surgeon, has operated on children across the globe, including infants in Ukraine.

William Novick, MD, professor of pediatric cardiothoracic surgery at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has operated on children around the globe, as part of his mission to extend health care access to children in need wherever they are. When the war broke out in Ukraine, even though he was on a surgical… Read More


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First Cohort of Herbert Shainberg Scholars Arrive in Israel

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The first cohort of the Herbert Shainberg Scholars Program have officially arrived in Israel. Colbe Earles and Macy Cottrell are studying at Ben-Gurion University (BGU) of the Negev during March as part of the new student exchange program that gives fourth-year students in the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) College of Medicine an… Read More


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UTHSC Hosts Inaugural Multicultural and Global Health Symposium Nov. 6

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The Center for Multicultural and Global Health at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center will host its inaugural Multicultural and Global Health Symposium Saturday, November 6, from 8 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. in Memphis. The free symposium will bring together local, national, and international speakers to discuss the theme of “Re-Imagining Multicultural and Global… Read More


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UTHSC Extends Reach to Advance Health Equity Locally and Globally

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When surgeon Denis Foretia was growing up in Cameroon, he loved playing soccer. Every time he played, though, his knees would swell so badly it became difficult to walk. “My mom took me to see one of the few doctors in the town of Buea, where I grew up,” he says. “It was there that I… Read More