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UTHSC College of Medicine Dean: Great Accomplishments, More Work Ahead

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Eight months into his role as the Robert Kaplan Executive Dean of the UTHSC College of Medicine, Scott Strome, MD, has his sights set firmly on building a true academic medical center at UTHSC. “I believe our school needs an academic medical center, not just for the College of Medicine, but also for the College… Read More


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Inaugural UTHSC Medicine African-American Alumni Reunion a Success

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The inaugural UTHSC College of Medicine African-American Alumni Reunion last weekend drew 120 alumni members and guests. They came to Memphis from Maryland, Georgia, Alabama, New Jersey, Texas, Mississippi, Illinois, Oklahoma, Florida, North Carolina, and Tennessee for the historic gathering that honored the past and looked to the future. In 1964, Alvin Crawford, MD, was… Read More


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John B. Woods, MD, Named Medical Director for the UTHSC Center for Addiction Science

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John B. Woods, MD, is the new medical director for the Center for Addiction Science at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Dr. Woods is a graduate of the UTHSC College of Medicine and is board certified in addiction medicine. He also serves as an assistant professor in the College of Medicine. Prior to… Read More


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Jon McCullers, MD, Named to Additional Leadership Role in UTHSC College of Medicine

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Jon McCullers, MD, professor and chair of the Department of Pediatrics in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and pediatrician-in-chief of Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital, has taken on an additional role with the UTHSC College of Medicine. College of Medicine Executive Dean Scott Strome, MD, named Dr. McCullers to the… Read More


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UT Interim President Boyd Meets with Medical Students at UTHSC

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Jennings Dooley, a second-year medical student at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, wants to see state funding to increase medical residency slots in Tennessee. Representing a statewide student task force on the subject, Dooley sent an email to UT Interim President Randy Boyd, who has been a proponent of increasing medical residencies to… Read More


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Neurology Resident Plays Country Music’s Most Famous Stage

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UTHSC’s Chief Neurology resident William Mays, MD, joined the ranks of musicians including Johnny Cash, Hank Williams, Patsy Cline, and Dolly Parton, when his band, the Barbershop Boys, performed at the Grand Ole Opry 2019 Midwinter Convention. “I’ve had the privilege of being able to sing at some exciting places, but this by far is… Read More


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UTHSC College of Medicine Celebrates Match Day 2019

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The College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center joined medical schools across the country today in celebrating Match Day with fourth-year medical students. Match Day is the day medical students learn the location results from the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) Main Residency Match, as to where they will complete residency training… Read More


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Two from UTHSC Honored with UT President’s Awards

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Two distinguished representatives of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center were among the winners of the 2019 UT President’s Awards announced today by UT Interim President Randy Boyd. Karen C. Johnson, MD, MPH, UTHSC College of Medicine Endowed Professor in Women’s Health, and Kathy Gibbs, MEd, MS, NCC, BCC, assistant vice chancellor for the… Read More