Contents
Features
4
The Aortic Center
Meeting the Challenge of a Life-or-Death Diagnosis
8
Healthcare Chaplaincy
Sources of Comfort and Meaning
12
All Roads Lead Us Back Here
Our Preemie Journey!
14
Creating the Best Setting
For a Mighty Beginning
at the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
16
Defeating the Odds
One Man’s Story of Survival
24
Amyloid Testing
Researchers Take Giant Step Toward
Understanding Alzheimer’s
26
Melanoma
Improving Diagnosis and Staging Through Research
4
In Every Issue
Q& A: Ask the Expert
22
Continuing Education Course Calendar
19
Cover Story
Healthcare Chaplaincy
Sources of Comfort and Meaning
8
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The University of Tennessee
Medical Center and the
University of Tennessee Graduate
School of Medicine
Frontiers
Fall Issue 2013
Editor
Becky Thompson
Publishers
Joseph Landsman
James Neutens, PhD
Contributors
Katie Bahr
Deanene Catani
Karyn DeSouza, MD
Kandi Hodges
Bonnie Horner
Alexander Pasciak, PhD
Scott L. Stevens, MD
Jonathan Wall, PhD
Design/Creative
Dean Baker
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Medicine. This publication was
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