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Student Spotlight: Shelly Gareiss Finds Dentistry the Perfect Combination of Science and Art


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Previous: Charles Walker Brings Social Justice to the Forefront of Nursing Shelly Gareiss decided to be a dentist while taking an undergraduate class in – of all things – metalsmithing. It was a fine arts class, associated with jewelry and silverware. Gareiss quickly noticed, however, that a quarter of her classmates… Read More

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Chad Epps, MD, Named Executive Director of the New $36.7 Million Interprofessional Simulation and Patient Safety Center Being Constructed at UTHSC

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Chad Epps, MD, was a high school teacher before he became a physician. As the new executive director of the Interprofessional Simulation and Patient Safety Center under construction at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), Dr. Epps will combine his expertise as a physician and a teacher to… Read More

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Six Professors Receive UTAA Awards

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Six faculty members at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) were honored recently by the University of Tennessee Alumni Association (UTAA). The awards were presented during the annual banquet of the Student Government Association Executive Council. Ashley W. Harkrider, PhD, College of Health Professions, and James Patrick Ryan,… Read More

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Student Government Association Executive Council Honors Faculty and Student Leaders at Awards Banquet

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A total of 12 UTHSC faculty members were honored with one of the most prestigious awards that can be granted from students to a faculty member, the SGAEC Excellence in Teaching Award. The honorees were recognized at this year’s SGAEC Awards Banquet held at the Student Alumni Center on May… Read More

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College of Dentistry Discusses Proposal for Study Abroad Program

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Dentistry has been successful in expanding its reach across the state. It is now looking to broaden its reach internationally through a study abroad program. Representatives from the European Union (EU) recently presented a proposal to Chancellor Steve J. Schwab, MD,… Read More

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UTHSC to Graduate 779 New Health Care Professionals this Month

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center will graduate 779 new health care professionals at separate ceremonies for each of its six colleges from May 12 through May 27. The 779 graduates include: 123 from the College of Dentistry 77 from the College of Graduate Health Sciences 188 from the… Read More

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Inaugural CORNET Awards Ceremony at UTHSC Presents a Total of $422,504 to Nine New Collaborative Research Initiatives

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Nine research grants were announced recently as the 2016 awardees for the inaugural University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) Collaborative Research Network (CORNET) Awards. Based on the ideals of cross-disciplinary team science, the CORNET Awards were created to stimulate innovative, interdisciplinary, team research that crosses not only UTHSC’s Memphis… Read More