The University of Tennessee Health Science Center Hosts Open House to Share Campus Master Plan for Growth

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Leaders of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) will share the vision for future development of the campus on Oct. 27 from 5-7 p.m. during a Campus Master Plan Open House for faculty, staff, students, the media and the community.

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Patient Safety Training Series for More Than 200 Area Health Care Workers Uses High-Tech Patient Simulators

As part of its increasing emphasis on interprofessional education, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) is bringing together more than 200 students, residents, nurses, physicians and health care workers Oct. 21-23 for a unique, interactive patient safety training series. [Read more...]

John Douglas Seeberg, DMD, Named Associate Dean of Extramural Affairs for the UTHSC College of Dentistry

John Douglas Seeberg, DMD, associate dean of Extramural Affairs for the UTHSC College of Dentistry

John Douglas Seeberg, DMD, associate dean of Extramural Affairs for the UTHSC College of Dentistry

Timothy L. Hottel, DDS, MS, MBA, dean and professor of the College of Dentistry at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has named John Douglas Seeberg, DMD, as the inaugural associate dean of Extramural Affairs, effective immediately. [Read more...]

UT President Joe DiPietro describes challenges facing higher ed and its role in preparing the workforce of the future

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UT President Joe DiPietro addresses panel members about the role of higher education in workforce preparedness.

University of Tennessee President Joe DiPietro today talked about the greatest challenges facing public higher education during the Nashville Business Journal’s 2014 “Nashville Ahead” program.

He joined three panelists  for a program titled, “A Discussion on Higher Education and Workforce Readiness.” [Read more...]

Affordable Care Act Works for Most, But Not All, Concludes Paper by UTHSC’s Ilana Graetz, Published in Annals of Internal Medicine

Dr. Ilana Graetz is lead author of a paper examining the Affordable Care Act.

UTHSC’s Dr. Ilana Graetz is lead author of a paper that examines the Affordable Care Act and was published recently in Annals of Internal Medicine.

While the Affordable Care Act (ACA) put health insurance coverage within reach of most Americans, it does leave some groups without affordable options, according to a paper by researchers from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) that was published by the prestigious Annals of Internal Medicine. [Read more...]

Kristen Hedger Archbold Named Associate Dean for Nursing Research for The University of Tennessee Health Science Center

Dr. Kristen Archbold

Kristen Archbold, RN, PhD, has been appointed associate dean for Nursing Research at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center.

Wendy M. Likes, PhD, DNSc, APRN-BC, interim dean of the College of Nursing at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has named Kristen Archbold, RN, PhD, as associate dean for Nursing Research, effective immediately. [Read more...]

Instructor Weiqiang Zhang of UTHSC Receives More Than $1.8 Million Grant for Cystic Fibrosis Research

Recently awarded more than $1.8 million from the NIH, Dr. Weiqiang Zhang and his research team are working to pave the way toward novel therapies for cystic fibrosis.

Recently awarded more than $1.8 million from the NIH, Dr. Weiqiang Zhang and his research team are working to pave the way toward novel therapies for cystic fibrosis.

Weiqiang Zhang, PhD, an instructor in the Departments of Physiology and Pediatrics at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has received a grant totaling $1,874,750 from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, a subsidiary of the National Institutes of Health, for research on cystic fibrosis. [Read more...]

Campus CPR and AED Training

Campus CPR and AED Training!
Register now for your FREE CPR training which includes valuable information on how to use the lifesaving automated external defibrillators (AED) devices on our campus.  Two class opportunities will be available on October 30th in the SAC Dining Hall at 9am and 1pm.  You must register at  www.uthsc.edu/hrtraining to reserve a spot on a first come first serve basis as spots are limited.  This CPR training lasts 2 years and for those campus employees who took this class in 2012, your CPR training will be expiring this fall.  If you have never taken CPR in the past, you are more than welcome and strongly encouraged to attend!  Please sign up so, if ever needed, you will be able to reliably use the life-saving skills of CPR!  This course does not meet the requirement for healthcare providers. For more information please contact Dr. Kelly Rogers, Campus AED Program Coordinator at krogers1@uthsc.edu.