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Dr. Robert Craft Named Chair of Anesthesiology

Robert M. Craft, MD, long-time faculty member and former resident, has been appointed chair of the Department of Anesthesiology at the University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine, Knoxville. Read more

Graduate Program in Forensic Odontology and Human Identification Offered at University of Tennessee

University of Tennessee Comparative and Experimental Medicine (CEM), a joint program between the College of Veterinary Medicine and the Graduate School of Medicine, is launching the first post-graduate degree program in forensic odontology in the United States. Read more

Jeter Receives Visionary Award

This award is presented annually in each grand division of the state as part of TPHA's celebration of public health week. Read more

Employees Honored for Excellence

The UT Graduate School of Medicine recently honored employees with the ninth annual Employee Excellence Awards program. Excellence Awards are given to staff members who go beyond the scope of their jobs by providing outstanding job performance, courtesy and customer service, community service and leadership. Read more

Stevens Named President of a Vascular Surgery Society

Scott L. Stevens, MD, Professor of Surgery, Director of Endovascular Surgery, and Co-director of the UT Aortic Center at The University of Tennessee Medical Center, started his term as President of the Southern Association of Vascular Surgery at the organization's annual meeting in Scottsdale, Arizona. Read more

Surgery Resident Dr. Kleppe Awarded for Teaching

Kyle Kleppe, MD, third-year Surgery resident, was selected by the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine Class of 2016 to receive an Arnold P. Gold Foundation Humanism and Excellence in Teaching Award. Read more

Amyloidosis Research Team Receives SMARTT Grant for Clinical Trial

Researchers in the Amyloidosis and Cancer Theranostics Program and Molecular Imaging and Translational Research Program have been developing new tools and techniques, through partnerships with Oak Ridge National Laboratory and Siemens, to effectively image amyloid in the body organs using radioactive proteins. Read more

May Scope Features Novel Research

The May issue of The Scope Newsletter is online now, featuring a grant to initiate a clinical trial for imaging amyloid, Match Day, Excellence Awards winners, and many other accolades in education, healing and discovery.Read more

Obenour Retires Leaving Rich Legacy as a First Resident

Richard Obenour, MD, Vice Chair of the Department of Medicine (DOM), has retired from the UT Graduate School of Medicine, finishing a career that started just after Watson and Crick unraveled the DNA double helix and followed the still accelerating trajectory of the information explosion in the medical sciences. Read more

Seventh Annual Stroke Symposium May 12

The Seventh Annual Stroke Symposium: Current Topics in Stroke Prevention will be held May 12 at UT Conference Center in Knoxville, Tennessee. Read more

Jeter Receives Commissioner's Commendation Award

Julie Jeter, MD, Assistant Professor, Family Medicine, was presented with the Commissioner's Commendation Award and Outstanding Service Award Medallion by East Tennessee Regional Medical Director Tara Sturdivant, MD. Read more

Medical Students Participate in New GSM Courses

For the first time, the UT Graduate School of Medicine offered Residency Exploration Days seminars and the Capstone Course to UT Health Science Center medical students. Read more

Bradley Selected as Top Reviewer

The American Journal of Roentgenology (AJR) has selected Yong Bradley, MD, as a top manuscript reviewer. AJR has more than 1,900 national and international volunteer manuscript reviewers and top reviewers, like Dr. Bradley, are listed on the masthead of the monthly journal throughout the year. Read more


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