FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE.
For more information, contact:
UTHSC Communications and Marketing
Elizabeth Maynard-Garrett, APR
(901) 448-4957 or
Anne W. Manning
UT PEDIATRICS CHAIR RECEIVES TOP HONOR
Memphis, Tennessee (June 3, 2005) – Russell W. Chesney, MD, the LeBonheur Professor and chairman of the Pediatrics Department at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), received the Founders Award from the American Society of Pediatric Nephrology.
The award is presented to a senior pediatric nephrologist for meritorious service to the society and to the discipline of pediatric nephrology. Dr. Chesney served the 600-member organization as a council member, secretary/treasurer, and president from 1979 to 1988. He was editor-in-chief of “Pediatric Nephrology,” the journal of both the American and International Societies of Pediatric Nephrology.
Chesney has made major contributions to the field of pediatric medicine both
professionally and academically. He is nationally recognized in the areas of
basic and clinical research, as well as for therapeutic trials in pediatric
nephrology, and is highly published with over 300 peer-reviewed publications
and 175 book chapters. This recognition by the society is well deserved and
reflects positively not only on Dr. Chesney but also on the quality of faculty
UT has in
This study quantifies the economic impact of the UTHSC on the economy of the state of Tennessee for FY2010.
920 Madison Avenue
Memphis, TN 38163
Phone: (901) 448-5544
Fax: (901) 448-8640