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Video Aims to Raise Awareness on Campus of Those with Special Needs

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National Disability Employment Awareness Month each October celebrates the many contributions of America’s worker with disabilities. For UTHSC’s observance, Amber Carter, publications coordinator in the Communications and Marketing Department, thought making a video would be a great way to raise awareness on campus of those with special needs. Carter, who has cerebral palsy, wrote, directed… Read More


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College of Dentistry Instructor Combines Art and Science to Help Make Patients Whole

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Maddie Singer has a gift for helping others that is both art and science. The University of Tennessee Health Science Center instructor is an anaplastologist, helping disfigured patients by creating remarkably realistic prosthetics that are astounding to behold. Anaplastology is a clinical profession that provides reconstructive and custom prostheses to restore the normal appearance of… Read More


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Physician Assistant Studies has New Chair, New Home

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As of July 1, the Department of Physician Assistant (PA) Studies at The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) will have a new leader and a new home. Stephanie Storgion, MD, FAAP, FCCM, will chair the department, as it moves from the College of Health Professions, where it started two years ago, to the… Read More


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UT Health Science Center Has Role in Landmark National Blood Pressure Study

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When researchers released the findings of a national blood pressure study showing that aggressive intervention to lower systolic blood pressure in older adults below conventional standards reduces cardiovascular disease, stroke and death, it wasn’t news to Memphis landscape company owner Joe Pipkin. A five-year participant in the Memphis site of the landmark Systolic Blood Pressure… Read More


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UT Health Science Center Holds Nepal Earthquake Relief Fund Drive April 29

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Faculty, staff and students at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) are set to raise funds for Nepal earthquake relief on Wednesday, April 29. UTHSC will collect donations from all members of the Memphis Medical Center community and greater Memphis who wish to donate. From 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., UTHSC team members… Read More


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Social Workers Ashley Annestedt and Malissa Duckworth of UTHSC to Lead 2015 Conference for the Association for Successful Parenting

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The Association for Successful Parenting (TASP) is hosting the seventh biannual A Chance to Parent Conference with this year’s theme, “Promoting Change Through Advocacy, Policy and Practice.” The international event will be held Oct. 11 and 12 in Memphis, Tennessee. Ashley Annestedt, LCSW, and Malissa Duckworth, LCSW, social workers at the Boling Center for Developmental Disabilities in the… Read More


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Minority Students Given Keys to Future Success at UTHSC Mentoring Symposium

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“Why cluck with the chickens when you can be soaring with the eagles,” Samuel Dagogo-Jack, MD, director of the Department of Endocrinology at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), told 150 minority high school and college students invited to campus on March 26 and 27 for the second annual Dr. M. Alfred Haynes… Read More


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Dr. Lawrence Pfeffer Publishes Findings on Gene that Inhibits Tumor Growth in Brain Cancer

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Lawrence Pfeffer, PhD, Muirhead Professor of Pathology and director of the Center for Cancer Research at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, is the principal author of a paper published in The Journal of Biological Chemistry that describes a little-known gene that could hold a key to future treatment of glioma, or brain cancer.… Read More