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Human Resources Leaders Come Together as One UT

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Brian Dickens

Brian Dickens, PhD, SPHR, SCP, CEC, joined the University of Tennessee System as the Chief Human Resources Officer in December 2019, just before the COVID-19 pandemic gripped the world and changed the workplace possibly forever. Almost overnight, organizations, including those in the UT System, went from in-person to remote, or a hybrid of the two.… Read More


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Russell Named Vice Chancellor for Academic, Faculty and Student Affairs at UTHSC

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Dr. Cindy Russell

Cynthia Russell, PhD, RN, has been named vice chancellor for Academic, Faculty and Student Affairs (AFSA) at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Dr. Russell has served as the interim vice chancellor for AFSA since December 2020. With almost three decades of service to the university, Dr. Russell has also served as the associate… Read More


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UTHSC Has Record-Breaking Year Securing $121 Million In Research Grants and Contract Awards

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Office of Research announced that annual research grant and contract awards for FY21, which ended June 30, total more than $121 million, a 20.6% increase from last year. The FY21 research award total is $121,700,667. Roughly half of these funds come from federal sources. The faculty of all… Read More


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2020-21 Annual Report

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As Tennessee’s public, academic health care institution, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center has been a leader in the state’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, with expert information and guidance, testing, treatment, support for the development of therapeutics, and vaccine research and delivery. At the same time, UTHSC graduated all its students, residents, and… Read More


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UT Health Science Center Chancellor Steve Schwab Announces Plans for Retirement

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University of Tennessee Health Science Center Chancellor Steve Schwab announced today that he plans to retire. The University of Tennessee System will launch a search for Schwab’s replacement in the coming weeks. He will continue to serve as chancellor until June 30, 2022, or until a successor is on board. “It has been my honor… Read More


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UTHSC’s Panda Wins International Book Award

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Mukta Panda, MD, a professor at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine in Chattanooga, won a 2020 Nautilus Silver Award for her book “Resilient Threads: Weaving Joy and Meaning into Well-Being.” It will be featured in a virtual/digital book exhibit during the American Library Association’s Annual Conference in June. The international… Read More


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UTHSC Researchers Awarded $4.5 Million to Launch New Tennessee Heart Health Network

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Researchers from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center have received a $4.5 million grant over three years from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) to lead a statewide network of primary care providers, health systems, and academic centers to identify, develop, and implement patient-centered approaches to improve quality of care and outcomes… Read More


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Michael Alston Named Associate Vice Chancellor For Inclusion, Equity, and Diversity at UTHSC

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Michael Alston, EdD, CCDP/AP, assistant vice chancellor for Equity and Diversity, Title IX coordinator, and chief diversity officer at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, has been named to the new position of associate vice chancellor for Inclusion, Equity, and Diversity at UTHSC. The appointment is effective June 30. Additionally, the Office of Equity… Read More