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UTHSC College of Dentistry Honors Drs. Phil Wenk and Justin Towner With 2016 Outstanding Alumnus Awards

Phil Wenk, DDS '77

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) College of Dentistry Alumni Association will give its 2016 Outstanding Alumnus Awards, the association’s highest honor, to the chief operating officer of Tennessee’s largest dental insurance company, and to a longtime Memphis periodontist who helped found the association. Philip Wenk, DDS ’77, president… Read More

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UT President Joe DiPietro Gives First State of UT Address; System is Strong and Accomplishing More Every Day

UT President Joe DiPietro

The state of the University of Tennessee is as strong as the depth and breadth of its impact, UT President Joe DiPietro said in his first-ever State of the University address Tuesday, February 16. Before a capacity live crowd and hundreds more watching a streaming webcast, DiPietro also declared UT’s… Read More

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Pro Bono Pediatric Occupational Therapy Center to Open at UTHSC in Memory of OT Student Who Died in 2015

Rachel Kay Stevens died suddenly shortly after beginning her Occupational Therapy training at UTHSC. A new pediatric OT clinic is opening at  UTHSC in her memory.

Rachel Kay Stevens had just started Occupational Therapy school at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center when she died in her sleep in January 2015 at age 21. Her parents, Randy and Katrina Stevens of Batesville, Arkansas, wanted to honor her memory, and approached her instructors about starting a… Read More

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Rhea Seddon, MD, Former Astronaut and UTHSC Alumna, to be Inducted into Tennessee Women’s Hall of Fame

Dr  Rhea Seddon

Former astronaut Rhea Seddon, MD, a graduate of the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), will be inducted in the Tennessee Women’s Hall of Fame during a ceremony on Oct. 26. The event is part of the 12th Annual Economic Summit for Women, which… Read More