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Hamer Recognized By the West Tennessee Highway Safety Enforcement Initiative

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Officer James Hamer of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) Campus Police Department was recognized by the West Tennessee Highway Safety Enforcement Initiative for his dedication in the areas of speed and seatbelt enforcement in the medical district. He received an award during the organization’s quarterly meeting earlier this month in Denmark, Tennessee… Read More


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140 New Health Care Professionals Graduating at UTHSC Winter Commencement

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The health care workforce will welcome approximately 140 new professionals as the University of Tennessee Health Science Center conducts its Winter Commencement on Thursday, December 14. The graduates include seven from the College of Dentistry, 10 from the College of Graduate Health Sciences, 23 from the College of Health Professions, 30 from the College of… Read More


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Annual Campus Food Drive Raises $6,300 for Mid-South Food Bank

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Families in the Mid-South will benefit from more than 21,000 meals thanks to the $6,300 donated by faculty, staff, and students during the annual University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) Campus Food Drive. In addition, a total of more than 1,500 pounds of food were donated during the one-month collection period. Held every year… Read More


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Kumar and Wu Win RHAT Poster Contest; Emphasize Importance of Interprofessional Education

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Sajeesh Kumar, PhD, and Lin Wu, MLIS, AHIP, of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) won the faculty division award at the 2017 Rural Health Association of Tennessee (RHAT) Annual Poster Contest. The contest was a part of RHAT’s 23rd annual Rural Health Conference, which was held in November in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee.… Read More


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UTHSC Trained Physician Receives Franklin D. Roosevelt Freedom of Worship Award

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A simple kind gesture with six words on a sign that read, “Heartsong Church welcomes Memphis Islamic Center,” served as a catalyst that sparked a lasting bond between the Memphis Islamic Center and the Heartsong Church nine years ago. That friendship grew into the Memphis Friendship Foundation, a group dedicated to fostering unity and understanding… Read More


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Zachry’s Occupational Therapy Blog Ranked 26th By Feedspot

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Anne Zachry, PhD, OTR/L, chair and assistant professor in the Department of Occupational Therapy in the College of Health Professions at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has been recognized by Feedspot as having one of the top 75 occupational therapy (OT) blogs on the web. Her blog was ranked 26th by Feedspot. Dr.… Read More


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UTHSC To Become Tobacco-Free and Smoke-Free Campus

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center is ringing in the new year by joining the more than 1,736 campuses across the country in becoming a tobacco-free and smoke-free campus. Effective January 1, 2018, use of, advertising, sale, or free sampling of tobacco products on university property, facilities, grounds, and controlled venues will be prohibited,… Read More


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Investigators at UTHSC Played Key Role in Study Prompting New Blood Pressure Guidelines

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Researchers at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and the Memphis Veterans Affairs Medical Center played a significant role in collecting data that resulted in the new guidelines announced last week for the prevention, detection, evaluation, and management of high blood pressure. The first comprehensive new high blood pressure guidelines in more than a decade… Read More