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May 25, 2016

College announces new concentrations in MS and PhD programs
The CGHS is proud to add three new concentrations to our existing catalog.

May 2016 graduate awarded Congressional fellowship with AAAS
Dr. Laura Eckard Lassiter, a May 2016 graduate, has been selected for the one-year American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Congressional Fellowship Program beginning in September 2016.

April 27, 2016

Two Pharmacy Grads Lead Effort to Honor Gary Cripps Former COP Faculty
“Very few people [at UT] were here in Gary’s time, and we need to keep alive the names of those in the early days, and at the same time, shape the future of pharmacy,” says Bill Evans (BS ’73, PharmD ’74).

March 24, 2016

College of Medicine launches world's most advanced Mobile Stroke Unit
The UT Mobile Stroke Unit is capable of conducting and producing advanced quality imaging for stroke diagnosis and noninvasive CT-angiography.

February 11, 2016

Pro Bono Pediatric Occupational Therapy Center to Open
Rachel Kay Stevens had just started Occupational Therapy school at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center when she died in her sleep in January 2015 at age 21.

October 29, 2015

Perera (’01) Honored with Goldberg Award
Dr. Minoli Perera (’01) was honored with the Leon I. Goldberg Early Investigator Award. The Goldberg Award was established by the American Society of Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics in 1986 to honor a young scientist for accomplishments in the field of clinical pharmacology.

October 27, 2015

J. W. Hudson, DDS '76 Receives Gies Foundation Award
J.W. Hudson, DDS '76, Professor, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, received the William J. Gies Foundation Award during the opening ceremony of the 97th Annual Meeting, Scientific Sessions and Exhibition of American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons in Washington, DC.

August 26, 2015

Strep vaccine invented in Memphis moves closer to market
A medicine invented in Memphis to treat strep infection moved a step closer to commercialization.

August 19, 2015

Lewis Rudin Glaucoma Prize Awarded to Krishnakumar Kizhatil, PhD '00
The New York Academy of Medicine has awarded the 2015 Lewis Rudin Glaucoma Prize to Krishnakumar Kizhatil, PhD '00 of the Jackson Laboratory and Howard Hughes Medical Institute for his 2014 research paper, “Schlemm’s canal is a unique vessel with a combination of blood vascular and lymphatic phenotypes that forms by a novel development process.”

August 14, 2015

R. Lebron Cooper, MD '91, Appointed Chair of Anesthesiology
David M. Stern, MD, Robert Kaplan Executive Dean for the College of Medicine and Vice Chancellor of Clinical Affairs for the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has named R. Lebron Cooper, MD, chair for the UTHSC Department of Anesthesiology. An alumnus of the UTHSC College of Medicine in Memphis, he will begin his new role on September 28.

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