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UTHSC Campus Police Department Passes CALEA® Accreditation

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The Campus Police Department at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center received formal accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA®). Accreditation by the organization is a highly regarded recognition of public safety excellence. The police department was awarded the recognition during the CALEA® Awards Banquet last week in Covington,… Read More


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Record-Breaking Year for UTHSC, Chancellor Schwab Reports

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UTHSC Chancellor Steve J. Schwab, MD, summed up the 2018-2019 academic year as a “record-breaking year” for the university. In his 10th-annual State of the University Address on Friday, the chancellor said the university has achieved “national-level” performance in both the education and clinical arenas, citing annual performance metrics with record graduates and revenue. He… Read More


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UTHSC’s College of Nursing DNP Program Produces Largest Number of Nurse Practitioners in Tennessee

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Kristin Fitchpatric remembers exactly when she decided to become a nurse. She was 21, and her mother was in the intensive care unit of a local hospital. The prognosis wasn’t good. “The interactions with the nurses in the hospital went far beyond patient care. They prayed with me, hugged me and loved on me,” she… Read More


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Kito Lord Named to National List of Rising Stars in Healthcare Under 40

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In 2017, Kito Lord, MD, MBA, moved to Memphis from Philadelphia to lead the Department of Emergency Medicine at Regional One Health and to help expand the UTHSC Emergency Medicine Residency program into the hospital, which is one of the busiest trauma centers in the country. Recently, Dr. Lord was named to the 2019 list… Read More


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Women’s Resource Group Raises $500 for the Department of Children’s Services During Lunchbox Recipe Swap

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The Women’s Resource Group at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center raised $500 for the Department of Children’s Services (DCS) during its third-annual Recipe Swap this month. Each year, the group hosts a themed recipe swap to benefit a local charity. This year, funds raised will be used to purchase gifts for children who… Read More


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UTHSC Honors its Military Veterans

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  Eric Young, a grounds logistics technician at UTHSC, served his country in the Marine Corps. Today, he was proud to join other military veterans at the university’s annual Veterans Day Tribute. “It’s nice to be remembered for what you’ve done,” he said at the breakfast held in the lobby of the College of Health… Read More


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College of Graduate Health Sciences Hosts Visitors to Strengthen Student Exchange Collaboration with China

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  The College of Graduate Health Sciences at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center Wednesday hosted education leaders from the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in the United States to discuss educational relationships the college is developing with universities in China. Minister Counselor of Education Yang Xinyu and Zou Ying, Second Secretary,… Read More


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Healthy Living Program Enforces Positive Change

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Debbie Long learned about the Healthy Living Program while participating in another campus recreation activity. “I participate in one of the walking group on campus,” said Long, a training specialist in the Department of Human Resources at UTHSC. “Suzanne Apperson is the walking leader in my group, so she and another walker who previously went… Read More