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2017 UTHSC Volunteer Your Voice Camp Makes Learning Fun

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Tyler Brandt-Ogle had a blast at summer camp, and learned a lot, too. The 11-year-old from Kodak, Tennessee, went to the Volunteer Your Voice Summer Camp in Knoxville, a one-week camp for children ages 8 to 15 with speech, language, and hearing impairments. The program gives the participants a traditional camp experience, while helping them… Read More


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Researcher Jonathan Wall, PhD, with The University of Tennessee Health Science Center Receives $1 Million to Study Antibody Therapy for Systemic Amyloid Disease

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The amyloidoses are a group of rare diseases that are a consequence of abnormal protein (amyloid) deposits in various body tissues and organs. Characterized as systemic or localized, light chain-associated amyloidosis (AL) is the most common form of systemic amyloid disease, with an estimated 4,500 new cases each year in the United States. Systemic amyloid… Read More


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UTHSC May Graduate Emily Jones Overcomes Barriers to Become Audiologist

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At first, Emily Jones, who received a cochlear implant at the age of 8, thought it would be impossible for a deaf person to be an audiologist. Jones was diagnosed with hearing loss at 15 months old and wore hearing aids until she received the cochlear implant as a child. “What an experience that day.… Read More


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UTHSC to Graduate 778 New Health Care Professionals

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A total of 778 health care professionals will graduate this month from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in six separate ceremonies in Memphis and one in Knoxville. The graduates include 122 from the College of Dentistry, 31 from the College of Graduate Health Sciences, 242 from the College of Health Professions, 160 from… Read More


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The College of Pharmacy at The University of Tennessee Health Science Center Expands Regional Tuition Program to Out-of-State Students in 200-Mile Radius Of Sites in Memphis, Nashville, and Knoxville

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Pharmacy is expanding its regional tuition rate program to pharmacy students living out of state within a 200-mile radius of the college’s instructional sites in Memphis, Nashville, and Knoxville, effective for fall 2017. The highest-ranked pharmacy school in Tennessee and ranked Number 17 in the country… Read More


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UTHSC Names Shenika Thomas Assistant Vice Chancellor of Business and Fiscal Affairs For the Office of the Chancellor and Executive Vice Chancellor

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center has named Shenika Thomas, MBA, MPS, CFE, assistant vice chancellor of business and fiscal affairs for the Office of the Chancellor and Executive Vice Chancellor. She previously served as director. “It is with great pleasure that I announce the promotion of Ms. Shenika Thomas to assistant vice chancellor,”… Read More


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UTHSC College of Pharmacy Welcomes Dr. Georgi V. Petkov to Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences

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The University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy has named Georgi V. Petkov, PhD, chair and professor of the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences. Dr. Petkov will join the College in August 2017, after serving as a professor of pharmacology at the University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy. He received his PhD degree in 1997 from… Read More


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The UTHSC College of Medicine Internal Medicine Residency Program Announces Internal Medicine Chief Residents for 2018-2019 Academic Year

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center Internal Medicine Residency Program has announced Manyoo Agarwal, MD, James Earl Corley III, MD, Natalie Dunlap, DO, Chris Jackson, MD, and Malia Willis, MD, as the Chief Resident class for the 2018-2019 academic year. Each year, the internal medicine residency program selects five residents from a rising class of… Read More