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UTHSC COVID-19 Test Site Open to Public by Appointment  

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s drive-thru COVID-19 testing site at the Mid-South Fairgrounds is now open to the public by appointment. Only symptomatic individuals will be tested. Individuals showing symptoms can make an appointment by texting “covid” to 901.203.5526, by visiting the COVID-19 Triage Questionnaire, or by scanning the QR code on the flyer below. They will be forwarded to a… Read More


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Hyo Young Choi To Be Recognized At International Biometric Conference

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Hyo Young Choi, PhD, a postdoctoral fellow in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, will be recognized by the International Biometric Conference during the Young Statisticians’ Showcase. During the showcase, Dr. Choi and four other researchers representing each continent of the world will have their work highlighted during a… Read More


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Ronald Cowan, MD, PhD, Named Chair of the Department of Psychiatry at UTHSC

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Scott Strome, MD, executive dean of the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has named Ronald Cowan, MD, PhD, Harrison Distinguished Professor and Chair of the Department of Psychiatry. He will begin his new role at UTHSC in July. Dr. Cowan has served as a professor in the Department… Read More


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UTHSC Establishes On-Campus Lab to Analyze COVID-19 Tests

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center has opened a lab on campus to analyze COVID-19 test samples to help speed up diagnoses in the community. By next week, the lab in the Department of Pathology on the fifth floor of the 930 Madison Plaza Building is expected to be able to analyze up to 1,500 tests per day with a same-day, or at most… Read More


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UTHSC College of Pharmacy Provides Knoxville Campus Option for P1 Spring

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Beginning in the spring of 2021, students at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Pharmacy who are placed at the Knoxville campus for their second through fourth year of pharmacy school will be able to go to Knoxville a semester earlier. Currently, students spend the first full year (P1) of pharmacy school… Read More


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College of Medicine Names New Assistant Deans of Student Affairs

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Catherine Womack, MD, associate dean of Student Affairs and Admissions for the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine, has named Sara Cross, MD, Deirdre James, MD, and Andrew Olinger, MD, as the new assistant deans of Student Affairs. “I am so fortunate to have three gifted clinicians who want to dedicate part… Read More


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UTHSC-Led Drive-Thru Testing for COVID-19 Expected to Test More than 150 by End of Day

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  More than 50 people were tested for COVID-19 in the first days of operation for the drive-thru testing site established at the Mid-South Fairgrounds by the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in conjunction with the Shelby County Health Department and the City of Memphis. The site, which opened Friday, is expected to have taken samples from up to 150 people by the… Read More


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UTHSC, Shelby County Health Department, and City of Memphis Begin Drive-Thru Testing for COVID-19

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center, working with the Shelby County Health Department and the City of Memphis, today began drive-thru testing for COVID-19 at Tiger Lane at the Memphis Fairgrounds. Testing will be done in a series of tents set up at the Fairgrounds, and it is hoped, at other community sites in the… Read More