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Radiology Residents Win National Awards

Several residents in the Radiology Residency Program won awards recently from national radiology organizations.

Freeman Wins Travel Scholarship to International Vascular Meetings

Brian Freeman, MD, Surgery Resident, won a Vascular Research Initiatives Conference (VRIC) Trainee Travel Scholarship to attend the VRIC meeting April 30, and the Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology meeting May 1-3, in Toronto, Ontario. The Scholarship consists of complimentary meeting registration to both VRIC and ATVB and a $1,000 award for travel expenses.

Martin Receives Travel Award for Amyloidosis Symposium

Emily Martin, Graduate Research Assistant in the Preclinical Diagnostic and Molecular Imaging Laboratory, won a $2,000 travel award to attend the XIVth International Symposium on Amyloidosis to be in Indianapolis, Indiana, April 28. Her two accepted abstracts are

Anesthesiology Researcher Carroll Retires

Roger Carroll, PhD, has retired after 29 years of service to the University of Tennessee. Most recently, Dr. Carroll was a Professor and Director of the Anesthesiology Research Laboratory. Dr. Carroll’s research efforts predominately focused on the areas of perioperative coagulation testing and management, with particular focus on assessment of platelet function in a clinically relevant manner. He was a valued faculty member of the Department of Anesthesia who will be greatly missed.

Zite Serves as Secretary to Society for Family Planning

Nikki Zite, MD, Assistant Professor and Residency Program Director of Obstetrics and Gynecology, has been selected as secretary to the Board of Directors for the Society of Family Planning. She will serve a two-year term with the option for two terms.

Norwood Judges Quality Improvement Abstracts

Daphne Norwood, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine and Transitional Year Residency Program Director, was an abstract judge for the American College of Physicians resident entries for quality improvement.

2014 Resident and Fellow Research Day Abstracts Accepted Through April 6

Residents and fellows are invited to submit abstracts for Resident and Fellow Research Day, which will be held Wednesday, May 21. Abstracts must be submitted through Pulse before midnight on April 7. Presenters will be notified April 28. Visit The Pulse to learn more and submit abstracts.

Resident Business Course in April

The Resident Business Course will continue April 24 with Jennifer Pearson-Taylor from London and Amburn presenting "Contracts 101."

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New Faculty

Stephanie Lynema, MD, Assistant Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology
Julia Van Zyl, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor, Medicine

New Staff

Meagan Ridenour, Administrative Supervisor, Family Medicine