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UTHSC College of Pharmacy Ensuring Student Success

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In the new issue of the UTHSC Pharmacy Magazine you’ll learn how the college is expanding across the state with the opening of their new building on the Nashville campus, meet faculty and students who are combating the opioid epidemic in Tennessee, and discover the many ways the college is making tuition more affordable for… Read More


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UTHSC College of Pharmacy Partnering with Kroger Health Nationwide to Improve Shingles Vaccination Completion Rates

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The College of Pharmacy at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center has partnered with Kroger Health, the health care arm of The Kroger Co., on a nationwide, randomized controlled study across more than 2,200 community pharmacy locations to improve second-dose vaccination completion rates for the shingles vaccine. Elements of the project are funded through… Read More


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Nursing Research: Sepsis Survivors Express Need for Follow-Up Support

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Research led by a faculty member from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Nursing shows that survivors of sepsis feel a need for advocacy and support after discharge from the hospital. And these results have inspired further research into this vulnerable population. “Care during this period is fragmented, without systematic support for… Read More


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Record-Breaking Year for UTHSC, Chancellor Schwab Reports

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UTHSC Chancellor Steve J. Schwab, MD, summed up the 2018-2019 academic year as a “record-breaking year” for the university. In his 10th-annual State of the University Address on Friday, the chancellor said the university has achieved “national-level” performance in both the education and clinical arenas, citing annual performance metrics with record graduates and revenue. He… Read More


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Audiology Student Breaks Barriers With Service Animal

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Lauren Armstrong’s Golden Lab cross Elroy is her personal alarm clock every morning. “He wakes me up every morning to my alarm and helps me cook breakfast by alerting me to a timer, which is essential if I am cooking anything in the oven,” she said. To the average person, this may seem like an… Read More


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Patti Johnstone Elected To Serve on the Audiology Advisory Council for American-Speech-Language-Hearing Association

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Patti Johnstone, PhD, CCC-A/SLP, associate professor and director of clinical education in audiology in the Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology in the College of Health Professions at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, has been elected serve on the Audiology Advisory Council for the American-Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). Dr. Johnstone has an extensive background… Read More


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Scholarship Made Medical School Possible

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Wesley Slaven remembers the day he received notice of his estimated financial aid for medical school. During his shift as an emergency medical scribe, he learned he would be $10,000 short to pay for the estimated cost to attend his first-year at the UTHSC College of Medicine. “It showed $42,000 in federal loans, $7,500 for… Read More


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Glen Farr To Retire From UTHSC College of Pharmacy

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Following a distinguished 46-year career of leadership and public service on the faculty of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Pharmacy, Glen Farr, PharmD, has announced plans to retire, effective September 1. Dr. Farr joined UTHSC in 1973 and was one of the first pharmacists in East Tennessee to earn the Doctor… Read More