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Graduate Health Sciences Student Group Increasing Sense of Community Among International Students

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A student group in the College of Graduate Health Sciences at UTHSC is aiming to help international students better adjust to their new life in Memphis. The International Students Association (ISA) has been active at UTHSC for several years, but has recently increased efforts to promote a friendly environment among students from diverse cultures. “There… Read More


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Susan R. Jacob Named Executive Associate Dean for Academic Affairs in the UTHSC College of Nursing

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Susan R. Jacob, PHD, RN, BSN, MSN, has been named executive associate dean for academic affairs in the College of Nursing at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC). She previously served in an interim role in this position. Dr. Jacob has been a nursing educator for over 30 years, serving as a tenured… Read More


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Hassan Aziz Receives Distinguished Author Award from the American Society of Clinical Laboratory Science

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Hassan Aziz, PhD, FACSs, MLS(ASCP)cm, associate dean for Academic, Faculty and Student Affairs and interim chair of the Department of Diagnostic and Health Sciences in the College of Health Professions at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, recently received the Distinguished Author Award, Education Section, from the American Society of Clinical Laboratory Science. The… Read More


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UTHSC Pilot Project Awards Given to Support Innovative Research And Improve Health of Tennesseans

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The Tennessee Clinical and Translational Science Institute (TN-CTSI), the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s newest research institute, recently awarded four pilot grants to collaborative research groups in support of new projects aimed at addressing the most-pressing health needs in the Southern United States. The 2019 TN-CTSI Pilot Project winners and their project titles are:… Read More


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J. Patrick Ryan Named Senior Assistant Dean for Basic Science Curriculum for the College of Medicine at UTHSC

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J. Patrick Ryan, PhD, has been named senior assistant dean for Basic Science Curriculum in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC). Dr. Ryan, who has been with UTHSC since 1988, previously served as assistant dean for Basic Science Curriculum. He also is a professor in the Department of… Read More


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320 Children Provided Free Backpacks and Health Care Resources During Back To School Family Affair at UTHSC

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More than 320 students received free medical screenings, immunizations, and health information Saturday at the 31st annual Back to School Family Affair put on by Omega Ministries/Omega Healthy Practices and the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Faculty, staff, and students from multiple colleges at UTHSC were on hand, to offer oral health education, eye… Read More


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Clinical Trials Network Advancing Health Care for Tennesseans

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Just one year since its inception, the Clinical Trials Network of Tennessee (CTN2) has secured contracts to work with nine clinical sites across the state and has enrolled over 20 Tennesseans as patients in their trials. The innovative clinical trials network aims to provide new therapeutics and medical devices with the overarching goal of improving… Read More


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UTHSC College of Medicine Summer Camp Program Offers Teens Information on Health and Health Care Careers

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The College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center has launched a program this summer with the City of Memphis Parks System to educate area teens on basic health issues and introduce them to careers in health care. The UTHSC M.A.R.V.E.L. Summer Science Camp is being piloted at the camp at Hickory… Read More