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Outstanding Health Care Providers from UTHSC Named 2019 Health Care Heroes

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A physician-scientist working on cancer treatment and cure and a nurse-advocate advancing nursing practice and community and global health, both from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, were named among winners of the 21st annual Health Care Heroes Awards presented by the Memphis Business Journal Tuesday. Neil Hayes, MD, MS, MPH, Van Vleet Endowed… Read More


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UTHSC College of Medicine Summer Camp Program Offers Teens Information on Health and Health Care Careers

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The College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center has launched a program this summer with the City of Memphis Parks System to educate area teens on basic health issues and introduce them to careers in health care. The UTHSC M.A.R.V.E.L. Summer Science Camp is being piloted at the camp at Hickory… Read More


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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