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Foster Selected to Chair Statewide Cancer Control Subcommittee
Memphis, Tenn. (November 8, 2006) -- Stephan L. Foster, PharmD, associate professor of Clinical Pharmacy at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has been appointed chair of the Cervical Cancer Elimination Subcommittee of the Tennessee Comprehensive Cancer Control Coalition. The subcommittee was established by an act of the Tennessee General Assembly during the last session to decrease the incidence of cervical cancer across the state. Dr. Foster was chosen from a list of 17 nominees by the Commissioner of Health, Dr. Kenneth S. Robinson.
The only pharmacist on the subcommittee, Dr. Foster’s
group will include physicians from
Dr. Foster is vice chair of the Department of Clinical Pharmacy and serves as director of the Office of Community Health and the Community Pharmacy Residency Program at the UTHSC College of Pharmacy.
As the flagship statewide academic health system, the
University of Tennessee Health Science Center is focused on a four-tier mission
of education, research, patient care and community service, all in support of a
single goal: to improve the health of Tennesseans. Offering a broad range of postgraduate
training opportunities, the main campus, which includes six colleges, is
This study quantifies the economic impact of the UTHSC on the economy of the state of Tennessee for FY2010.
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