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Student Nick Saites Honored for Exceptional Community Service


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For as long as he can remember, UTHSC student Louis “Nick” Saites has had a love for science, research and public service. Now, he is in a position that marries all three, and he’s being honored for pursuing those passions. Involved in many service-oriented organizations, Saites was recently awarded the… Read More

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Going Public: UTHSC Nurse Takes Helm of Shelby County Health Department


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Last year, the Shelby County Health Department was looking for a director who embodied a passion for public health, a commitment to innovation, a taste for change and well honed leadership skills to do the job. The county got that in January when Alisa Haushalter, DNP, began her new job… Read More

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The Power of Addiction: The Education Front


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Continued from … The Power of Addiction In the United States, the leading cause of preventable illness and death is substance abuse, most notably tobacco and alcohol. Yet most medical professionals are not sufficiently trained to diagnose or treat addiction. The CASAColumbia report states that physicians routinely screen for a… Read More