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UTHSC College of Medicine Dedicated New Sign at Frayser Community Urban Garden

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The Office of Community Health Engagement in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center held a dedication ceremony earlier this month for a new sign at the Frayser Community Urban Garden. The Frayser Community Urban Garden launched in 2021 as a collaboration between the UTHSC College of Medicine and its Board… Read More


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Mary Billstrand, MD, New Chair of the Department of Anesthesiology at UTHSC

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Mary Billstrand, MD, FASA, has been named chair of the Department of Anesthesiology in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Dr. Billstrand currently serves as a professor and the executive anesthesiologist director of Surgical Services in the Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine at the University of New… Read More


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Gabor Tigyi Receives Prestigious International Award for Research

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During his 30 years at UTHSC, Hungarian-born Gábor Tigyi, MD, PhD, Harriet Van Vleet Endowment Professor and former chair of the Department of Physiology in the UTHSC College of Medicine, has traveled to his birth country many times. However, in December, the trip back was a milestone. He traveled to Budapest at the invitation of… Read More


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UTHSC Physician Has National Impact and Service in Pediatric Nutrition

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Mark Corkins, MD, CNSC, FASPEN, AGAF, FAAP, division chief of Pediatric Gastroenterology at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital and professor of pediatrics in the College of Medicine, is committed to providing pediatric nutrition information to the public and educating future health care professionals in pediatrics. In light of… Read More


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Department of Surgery’s Zalamea Honored for Leadership as Educator, Global Health Care Provider

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Nia Zalamea, MD, FACS, assistant professor of general surgery, director of the UTHSC Global Surgery Institute, and associate director of the UTHSC Center for Multicultural and Global Health, has done medical mission work in the Philippines for more than 20 years with her family foundation, the Memphis Mission of Mercy. The nonprofit provides health care in… Read More


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James W. Haynes, MD, Named Dean of UTHSC College of Medicine – Chattanooga

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James W. Haynes, MD, MBA, FAAFP, has been named dean of the UTHSC College of Medicine – Chattanooga. Dr. Haynes has served as the interim dean in Chattanooga since December 2021. “I am grateful for the opportunity and I believe we have a bright future here,” Dr. Haynes said. The College of Medicine – Chattanooga… Read More


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Cowan Named to Brain & Behavior Research Foundation Scientific Council

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Ronald Cowan, MD, PhD, Harrison Distinguished Professor and chair of the Department of Psychiatry in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, recently was named to the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation (BBRF) Scientific Council. The BBRF Foundation funds advances and breakthroughs in scientific research to reduce the suffering of… Read More


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UTHSC and UT Introduce Culinary Medicine Program to Knoxville Health Care Community

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In an effort to spread the message that healthful eating is a key to overall good health, the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in collaboration with the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, will host a Culinary Medicine continuing education class for health care professionals Saturday, August 27, in Knoxville.  The… Read More