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New NIH Grant Supports Bone Therapy Research

A multidisciplinary team including Stacy Stephenson, MD, Assistant Professor; Tom Masi, PhD, UT Graduate School of Medicine Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Laboratory; Madhu Dhar, PhD, UT College of Veterinary Medicine; and Shawn Bourdo, PhD, University of Arkansas, Little Rock, Center for Integrative Nanotechnology Sciences, is investigating the mechanism triggered in a process that changes stem cells (cells that have remarkable potential to develop into many different cell types) into bone cells. Read more


Grateful Patient Family Assists Family Medicine Expansion

A donation from grateful patients of University Family Physicians is supporting an initial expansion of the facilities, ultimately supporting patient care and resident education. Read more


Years of Amyloidosis Research Converges to Benefit Patients

Amyloidosis research led by Jonathan Wall, PhD, Director, Amyloidosis and Cancer Theranostics Research, has resulted in the publication of a paper in a prestigious scientific journal and two patents covering the same work. Dr. Wall's research team includes Stephen Kennel, PhD, Emily Martin, PhD, Tina Richey, Alan Stuckey, Sallie Macy, Craig Wooliver, Steve Foster, and Angela Williams. Read more


Faculty Focus on Fostering Teaching Skills Among Doctors

Family Medicine faculty Gregory Blake, MD, Professor and Chair; Kendra Kemmet, MD, Assistant Professor; and Anthony Wilson, MD, Associate Professor, directed a workshop on using milestones for physician faculty development at the World Conference for Family Doctors in Seoul, South Korea in October. Read more


The Scope Features UTGSM's Healing, Education and Discovery News

The November issue of The Scope Newsletter is online now, featuring the latest news of the UT Graduate School of Medicine promoting its mission for excellence in healing, education and discovery. Read the November issue of The Scope. Read more


Undergraduate UTGSM Researcher Grant Rigney Named Rhodes Scholar

Grant Rigney, a University of Tennessee senior in biomolecular engineering and undergraduate volunteer in the UT Graduate School of Medicine Molecular Imaging and Translational Research Program (MITRP), has been named a Rhodes Scholar – the eighth in university history. Read more


UTGSM Research Publishes in High Impact Journal

Amyloidosis therapy research led by the Amyloidosis and Cancer Theranostics Program has resulted in a published article in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS). Read more


Dr. Neutens and Dr. Towers Named Health Care Heroes

James Neutens, PhD, Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and former Dean of the University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine, and and Craig Towers, MD, Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, were among seven health care professionals recognized as the 2018 Knox.biz Health Care Heroes. Read more


Anesthesiology Fellowship Augments Clinical Practice with Management Skills

The Department of Anesthesiology offers a Perioperative Medicine Fellowship in partnership with The University of Tennessee Knoxville's Haslam College of Business. Read more


New UTGSM Dean Specializes in Clinical Research and Heart Failure Therapeutics

Today, the University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine welcomes Paul J. Hauptman, MD, as the fourth Dean of the UT Graduate School of Medicine. He will also serve as Senior Vice President and Chief Academic Officer of The University of Tennessee Medical Center. Read more


The Scope Features UTGSM's Healing, Education and Discovery News

The September issue of The Scope Newsletter is online now, featuring the latest news of the UT Graduate School of Medicine in healing, education and discovery news. Read the September issue of The Scope. Read more


Dr. Wes White Implements Coaching Style Teaching

Wes White, MD, Urology Residency Program Director, often uses video of surgeries as a teaching tool at national conferences. Now, he is also using video of surgeries to enhance teaching residents, similar to football programs watching video of game footage. Read more


Celebrating a Legacy: Dean Neutens Retires

James Neutens, PhD, Dean of the University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine since 2007, is retiring after a 34-year career with UT. He served as the third dean since the formalization of the UT Graduate School of Medicine in 1991. Read more


Distinguished Physicians Recognized as Inductees to John W. "Jack" Lacey, III, MD Wall of Distinction

The John W. "Jack" Lacey, III, MD, Wall of Distinction recognizes physicians, administrators and team members who contributed to the mission and vision of The University of Tennessee Medical Center and UT Graduate School of Medicine and help it achieve prominence in healthcare. Read more


GSM Awards Residents for Outstanding Scholarship and Research

The UT Graduate School of Medicine recognized residents and fellows for their achievements as scholars and in scholarly activity at the 2018 New Resident and Fellow Reception and Awards Ceremony. Read more


Dr. Eric Carlson Enhances Teaching and Leadership Skills with Master's from Harvard

Eric Carlson, DMD, MD, EdM, Professor and Chair of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, received a master's degree in education from Harvard University. Read more


Anesthesiology Resident Completes Politics Rotation

Anesthesiology Resident Patrick McFarland, MD, completed a one-month Policy Research Rotation in Political Affairs in Washington DC through the American Society of Anesthesiolgists. Read more


GSM Faculty Honored for Excellence

The 16th annual UT Graduate School of Medicine Faculty Awards were presented by James J. Neutens, PhD, Dean; William Metheny, PhD, Assistant Dean for Graduate Medical and Dental Education; and Mitchell Goldman, MD, Assistant Dean for Research, during the New Resident and Fellow Reception and Awards Ceremony to Amila Orucevic, MD, PhD, Kimberly Fortner, MD, Andrew Russ, MD, Stacy Stephenson, MD, and James Neutens, PhD. Read more


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