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College of Medicine Honors Outstanding Alumni for 2020, 2021

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The College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center presented its Alumni Awards for 2020 and 2021 during its recent Virtual Alumni Weekend. 2020 Outstanding Alumni Chadwick P. Smith, MD, FACS (CoM ’01) Dr. Smith is a practicing acute care, trauma, and burn surgeon at the Level I Trauma Center at Orlando… Read More


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College of Medicine Sows Seeds of Health in New Frayser Community Garden

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fall planting event inviting members of the community to begin the fall planting.

Ernest J. Trice, a volunteer urban gardener, stood at the edge of several plowed rows in a field in Frayser Wednesday afternoon explaining the finer points of sowing seeds to those who gathered for the fall planting kick-off of the Frayser Community Garden, a new outreach effort of the College of Medicine at the University… Read More


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UTHSC Physician Assistant Program Focuses on Serving Tennessee

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PA student train in CHIPS. The program had a record number of applicants this year.

U.S. News & World Report ranked the profession of physician assistant as the Number 1 Best Job, Number 1 Best STEM Job, and Number 1 Best Health Care Job in 2021. Kristopher Maday, MS, PA-C, program director and associate professor in the Physician Assistant (PA) Program at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, already felt… 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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Strome Elected to Chair New Tennessee Rare Disease Advisory Council

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Scott Strome, MD, executive dean of the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, has been elected to chair the new Tennessee Rare Disease Advisory Council (TN-RDAC). The TN-RDAC was created by the Tennessee General Assembly. Dean Strome, an accomplished head and neck cancer surgeon and researcher, was appointed to the council,… 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


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Two from UTHSC College of Medicine Among Those Honored In Memphis Business Journal’s 40 Under 40

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Dustin Fulton, EdD, assistant dean for Admissions in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, and Nicholas Hysmith, MD, assistant professor of Pediatrics, Infectious Diseases at UTHSC and medical director of infection prevention at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital, have been selected as members of the Class of 2021 of the… Read More


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UTHSC Sees Bright Future for Tennessee with Successful 2021 Match Day

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The past year was a major challenge for fourth-year medical students in the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Medicine, which saw them take on roles as COVID-19 testing and vaccination volunteers, while simultaneously completing their curriculums and interviewing for residency programs. During last week’s Match Day, 163 UTHSC medical students found out… Read More