Tag: violence

Trauma Physicians and Organizations Unite to Find Solutions to Violence in the Community


Two local physicians have an up-close and personal view of the toll violence takes in Memphis, and they are joining with concerned representatives from community organizations to try to do something about it. Martin A. Croce, MD, FACS, a professor of surgery and chief of the Division of Trauma and Critical Care at the University… Read More

UTHSC’s Dr. Altha Stewart to Lead County Initiative to Reduce Childhood Exposure to Violence and Trauma


The University of Tennessee Health Science Center ¬†assumed responsibility Thursday for a community initiative aimed at improving the lives of all children in Shelby County. The Defending Childhood Initiative, which is aimed at reducing the impact of violence and trauma on children in the community, was transferred from Shelby County government to UTHSC during a… Read More