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UTHSC Professor Madlock-Brown Participating in National COVID Data Research Collaborative

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One of UTHSC’s data scientists is applying her extensive expertise in informatics to a national effort to leverage big data in the fight against COVID-19. Charisse Madlock-Brown, PhD, MLS, and faculty member in Health Informatics and Information Management at UTHSC, is a co-lead for one of the clinical domain teams of the National COVID Cohort Collaborative… Read More

Sarah Rhoads Awarded Supplemental Funding for COVID-19 Related Study

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Congratulations to Professor Sarah Rhoads, PhD, DNP, WHNP-BC, RNC-OB, FAAN, on the funding of a supplemental proposal titled “COVID-19 Related Enhancement Funding – Comparing Quality of Telemedicine & Standard Provider Visits with Healthcare Utilization Metrics of Older Patients with Heart Failure During Covid-19 Pandemic.” The $162,409 award provides one year of additional funding on Dr. Rhoads’… Read More

UTHSC Pilot Project Awards Given to Support Innovative Research And Improve Health of Tennesseans

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Written by Sarah Ashley Bloch | July 17, 2019 The Tennessee Clinical and Translational Science Institute (TN-CTSI), the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s newest research institute, recently awarded four pilot grants to collaborative research groups in support of new projects aimed at addressing the most-pressing health needs in the Southern United States. The 2019 TN-CTSI Pilot… Read More

UTHSC Researcher Receives NIH Award for Multimorbidity Research

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A UTHSC researcher has been awarded an R15 grant from the National Institutes of Health for her work to identify and understand trends in age-related multimorbidity. Charisse Madlock-Brown, PhD, assistant professor in the Health Informatics and Information Management Program is the principal investigator on the study titled “Data-Driven Identification of Costly Multi-Morbidity Groupings and Their… Read More

BERD Faculty and Staff Contribute to the UT Covid-19 Site with Novel Tools

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Faculty and staff from the BERD Unit at the TN-CTSI at UTHSC have contributed a project on local COVID-19 data. In addition to generating static graphics on the disease severity in the region, researchers have also created interactive web-based maps using RShiny. These maps allow users to Zoom in precisely on any region of the… Read More