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Giancarlo Mari, MD, Named Professor,
Division Chief of Maternal Fetal Medicine
at the University of
Memphis, Tenn. (May 2, 2008) – Veronica T. Mallett, MD, chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB/GYN), and Steve J. Schwab, MD, executive dean of the College of Medicine for the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), have announced the appointment of Giancarlo Mari, MD, as chief of the division of Maternal Fetal Medicine (MFM) and director of the Maternal Fetal Institute in the UTHSC College of Medicine and the UT Medical Group, Inc. (UTMG). Dr. Mari has also accepted the role as professor and vice-chair of OB/GYN.
An internationally renowned physician who
has pioneered therapies in maternal fetal treatment, Dr. Mari received his
medical degree from the
“Dr. Mari’s leadership in the area of fetal therapy
and prenatal diagnosis will help us expand the range of services offered by UT Medical Group to the region. The
“Dr. Mari emerged as the ideal candidate to lead the
Maternal Fetal Medicine efforts of the college,” said Executive Dean Schwab.
“He brings us new, cutting-edge therapies, as well as extensive research
experience dealing with issues in high-risk pregnancies. We are looking forward
to the contributions Dr. Mari will make to
“The Mid-South region has some of the
highest perinatal and infant mortalities in the
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of education, research, clinical care and public service, all in support of a single
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UT Medical Group is the private group practice affiliated with the UTHSC College of Medicine faculty. A not-for-profit, non-tax-supported group practice, UTMG is dedicated to quality patient care, medical education, and medical research. For more information, visit www.utmedicalgroup.com.
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