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Associate Professor Diane Pace Named an Outstanding Professor of Women’s Health Nursing by NursePractitionerSchools.com

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Diane Pace, PhD, APRN, FNP-BC, NCMP, CCD, FAANP, associate professor and director of the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program in the College of Nursing at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has been recognized as one of 20 Outstanding Professors of Women’s Health Nursing by NursePractitionerSchools.com. According to… Read More

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UTHSC Receives Independent University Accreditation from Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

UTHSC students spend hours studying, training in labs and exchanging ideas in the General Education Building on the main campus in Memphis.

During its meeting on June 11, the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) Board of Trustees approved the accreditation of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) as a separate university, UTHSC Chancellor Steve J. Schwab announced today. UTHSC is now independent from the “Big… Read More

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UTHSC’s Dr. Kristen Archbold Receives $248,460 Grant to Study Sleep Apnea Therapy for Children

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Kristen Archbold, RN, PhD, has spent 17 years researching connections between sleep and the behavior and thinking patterns of school-aged children. In particular, she is working with children ages 6 to 12 who have obstructive sleep apnea, a condition that affects children and adults causing them to stop breathing many… Read More

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UTHSC Nurse Practitioner Student Awarded Scholarship from Ovarian Cancer Awareness Foundation


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Katherine “Kat” Petree, a nurse practitioner student at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has been helped in her studies and rewarded for her contributions in patient care. Petree, a candidate for a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree, has received a scholarship from the Ovarian Cancer Awareness Foundation… Read More

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University Distinguished Professor Michael Carter Receives 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award from National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties

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The National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties (NONPF) has selected Michael Carter, DNSc, DNP, FAAN, DCC, as the recipient of its 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award. Dr. Carter, a University Distinguished Professor in the Department of Advanced Practice and Doctoral Studies in the College of Nursing at the University of Tennessee… Read More