UTHSC Announcements


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Unexpected Blackboard Downtime Yesterday

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Blackboard experienced intermittent, unexpected downtimes between 12:20 p.m.-1:30 p.m. yesterday afternoon. During that time, users were unable to login to Blackboard or access any course material, including quizzes and tests. Information Technology Services is working to identify the cause of this service interruption and prevent future occurrences


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Preventive Medicine 3rd Thurs Conference

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Dr Richard Thomas will present “Are Americans Getting Sicker?: Emerging
Morbidity Trends”. He is a medical sociologist/health demographer who also
severs as a healthcare consultant. This should be a very interesting
session. We will meet in rm 400, 66 N Pauline at 12 N on Feb 20.


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EdTech Tip of the Week: The Web-Based Training for the UTHSC Adobe Suite

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Free web-based training via lynda.com and Adobe TV is available to all faculty, staff, and students for the applications within the UTHSC Adobe Suite. Visit tv.adobe.com to view training videos from Adobe. Register for a free lynda.com account at https://academic.uthsc.edu/edtech/lynda.php for access to over 800 self-paced Adobe tutorials.


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New Type 2 (Adult) Diabetes Study

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Now screening people for the G.R.A.D.E. Study—Glycemia Reduction Approaches in Diabetes: A Comparative Effectiveness Study!
Study will compare four approved diabetes drugs for the treatment of type 2 diabetes for those who are already taking metformin.


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Upcoming Health Policy Lecture: Evaluating the Medical Malpractice System and Options for Reform

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Tuesday, February 11th
12-1 pm
GEB A203
Open to the UTHSC Campus


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HIPAA Privacy Officer

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Kmily Manns (Compliance Officer) appointed as Privacy Officer


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EdTech Tip of the Week: Prepare for the UTHSC ParScore Upgrade

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Do you use ParScore to process answer sheets for paper-based testing? The Information Technology Services group is planning an application upgrade for the system on February 13, 2014. We are making an effort to identify everyone in our UTHSC community who uses the ParScore software to ensure all user data is backed up prior to the upgrade and will be accessible after the system improvement. We….


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Visit the new UTHSC Alert website

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Go to https://www.uthsc.edu/alert to learn about the important changes coming to the UTHSC Alert system (formerly referred to as e2Campus) next week.