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UTHSC and Partners Lead Effort to Inform, Reassure Public About Coronavirus

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Leaders from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and its clinical and community partners convened a press conference Wednesday to share information about the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) with the media as a way to reassure the public that steps are being taken to prepare for and combat any possible spread of the illness. “At… Read More


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Dentistry: Community Engaged Care

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Learn more about the College of Dentistry’s involvement in community engaged care in the latest issue of Dentistry Magazine. New ventures have launched including the opening of a pediatric dental clinic at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital, establishment of UT Smiles, a program designed to provide dentures to those in need, and expansion of continuing education… Read More


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Talati Receives Founder’s Award from Southern Society of Pediatric Research

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Ajay J. Talati, MD, Sheldon B. Korones Chair and Chief of Neonatology in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, received the Founder’s Award from the Southern Society for Pediatric Research (SSPR). He was recognized during the organization’s Annual Meeting in New Orleans. The Southern Society for Pediatric Research provides… Read More


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Peyton Murin Receives First Place Award at Anesthesiology Conference

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Peyton Murin, a second-year medical student in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, was awarded first place in the resident and medical student poster competition at the Tennessee Society of Anesthesiologists (TSA) Annual Meeting in Nashville. Murin’s poster, titled “Regional Anesthesia and Patient Care Outcome Measures in Isolated Rib… Read More


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College of Dentistry Gives Kids a Smile

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Middle school students from Freedom Preparatory Academy were all smiles during their visit to the UTHSC College of Dentistry Thursday, February 20th. Their visit was for the annual Give Kids a Smile Day, a national outreach of the American Dental Association, that provides free oral health services to underserved children in the community. “This event… Read More


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No Tuition Increase for ’20-’21 Academic Year at UTHSC, Tuition Reduced in Some Programs

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The UT Board of Trustees Wednesday approved a tuition proposal from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center for the ’20-’21 academic year that calls for no tuition increase across the board in any of its six colleges and a decrease in tuition in certain large and smaller programs. In an effort to attract a… Read More


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Yaun Elected VP of Tennessee Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics

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Jason Yaun, MD, FAAP, associate professor in the  Department of Pediatrics in the  College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital, has been elected vice president of the Tennessee Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (TNAAP). He will serve a two-year term. The organization, which is based… Read More


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UTHSC Ranks 12th in Campus Safety by National Campus Safety Summit

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center ranks No. 12 on the new Safe Campus Top 25 list released by the National Campus Safety Summit, the largest campus safety conference in the nation. Other universities receiving recognition include California State University, Fullerton; Furman University; and the University of Houston. The campus police departments at the… Read More