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Fourteen UTHSC Faculty Members Named 2020 Health Care Heroes by Memphis Business Journal

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Fourteen faculty members from the University of Tennessee Heath Science Center are being honored as Health Care Heroes this year by the Memphis Business Journal (MBJ) for their leadership in health care and in the battle against COVID-19. “It is a tremendous joy to see our incredible UTHSC faculty recognized publicly for the work they do to help our community,”… Read More


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Local Heroes of 2020 Honored by Historic Peabody Hotel

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Medical experts, health care providers, first responders, and community leaders were honored Tuesday by the historic Peabody Hotel as part of the induction of “Local Heroes of 2020” into the Duck Walk Hall of Fame. The event honored Memphis’ local heroes for their ongoing efforts and response to the coronavirus pandemic. Jon McCullers, MD, professor… Read More


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Medicine Magazine: Leading the Way

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The latest issue of Medicine Magazine highlights the university’s response to the coronavirus pandemic. In this issue you’ll discover research teams who are actively developing new testing platforms and vaccines approaches for COVID-19. You’ll also have the opportunity to read about and learn about the many ways faculty, staff, and students are leading the way… Read More


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UTHSC’s Mukta Panda Uses Life Lessons to Encourage Humanism in Health Care

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Mukta Panda, MD, remembers an important lesson she learned as a resident on her first cardiology rotation. The teacher was not an impressively credentialed professor, but a patient. Because she was not the primary caregiver on the case, Dr. Panda recalls feeling embarrassed that she was not doing more as it progressed. “All I did… Read More


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Nelson Strother Retires After 35 Years at UTHSC, Scholarship Established in His Name

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Each student who has passed through the UTHSC College of Medicine over the last 35 years has had the experience of interacting with Nelson Strother, who was assistant dean for Admissions and Student Affairs. Strother was with the college since 1985 and is well known for his work with aspiring medical students, the Admissions Committee,… Read More


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UTHSC College of Medicine to Host Community Dialogue On Structural Racism in the Health Care System

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The College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center will host a free, virtual community dialogue Wednesday, June 24, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. CDT, titled, “Why Aren’t We All Mad? A Dialogue on Structural Racism in the Health Care System.” The roundtable discussion via Zoom will include leaders from the… Read More


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Health meets Food™ Remotely As Culinary Medicine Course Moves Online

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The coronavirus pandemic has taken the UTHSC College Medicine’s Culinary Medicine course out of the kitchen on campus where it is traditionally taught, but the cooking and nutrition instruction has continued. Susan Warner, MD, clinical assistant professor in the Department of Medical Education in the UTHSC College of Medicine, continued the course remotely with the… Read More


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Students Help Develop Emergency and Crisis Management Course

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The impact of COVID-19 is affecting not only health care providers on the frontlines across the country, but thousands of medical students who have been removed from clinical rotations in order to avoid direct patient contact in response to the pandemic. Practicing social distancing required getting creative in how students would continue to learn the… Read More