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Black Student Association Celebrates Outstanding Students at 2024 Awards Ceremony

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Seven distinguished student leaders from across the colleges at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center were honored at the 32nd annual Black Student Association (BSA) Awards Ceremony Friday, February 23, in the Student-Alumni Center. LaTonya Washington, MBA, UT Health Science Center College of Medicine alumna and chief medical officer for Methodist North Hospital, was… Read More


College of Dentistry, Partners Celebrate Start of Construction on Kingsport Clinic

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The College of Dentistry at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center today celebrated the start of construction on a new dental training clinic in Kingsport, Tennessee. When completed, the clinic, named the Kingsport Dental Clinic of the Appalachian Highlands, will serve as a rotation site for dental students and offer a full-time Advanced Education… Read More


College of Pharmacy Alumni Contribute to “Everywhere You Look, UT” Mural Campaign

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Five University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Pharmacy graduates created a local landmark on one of their West Tennessee pharmacies with an “Everywhere You Look, UT” mural. Derek Holyfield, PharmD ’02, along with partners Jennifer Hopper, PharmD ’98, Greg Emison, PharmD ’02, Brian Whitby, PharmD ’05, and Kelly Weaver, PharmD ’04, founded a… Read More


$6 Million Awarded to Jim Bailey, MD, and Team at UTHSC to Expand Tennessee Heart Health Network

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The Tennessee Heart Health Network, an initiative of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, has received a $6 million grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to continue and expand its work to improve heart health across Tennessee over the next five years. The Tennessee Heart Health Network Innovative Cardiovascular Disease Program… Read More


$2.6 Million Grant Renewal Awarded to College of Nursing to Improve Maternal/Infant Care to Underserved

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Nursing will provide significant support annually to 19 advanced practice nursing students committed to serving rural and underserved communities, thanks to the $2.6 million renewal of a federal grant initially awarded in 2019.  The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) has renewed the Advanced Nursing Education… Read More


Three from UTHSC Receive UT President’s Awards

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Three outstanding employees from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center are among 14 honored with the 2023 UT President’s Awards announced today by UT System President Randy Boyd during the UT Board of Trustees meeting in Memphis. Jim Bailey, MD, MPH, a champion for improving health care delivery; Melissa Smith, MS, an advocate for… Read More


Pride in Our Accomplishments: Visitors Become Our Ambassadors

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Last week, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center hosted the annual meeting of the Board of Directors of the University of Tennessee Foundation – a remarkable group comprised predominantly of UT senior alumni who are leaders in their communities across Tennessee and nationally. “When community and business leaders visit the University of Tennessee Health… Read More


Schwartzberg Named Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, DIO for College of Medicine – Chattanooga

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine – Chattanooga has named Paul M. Schwartzberg, DO, MBA, FAAP, the Associate Dean of Academic Affairs and Designated Institutional Official (DIO), effective May 1, 2023. In his new role, Dr. Schwartzberg will work in collaboration with the Graduate Medical Education Committee (GMEC) to oversee all… Read More