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Orpheus Triplett Named Assistant Dean of Community Oral Health and Outreach for UTHSC College of Dentistry

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In 2014, Orpheus Triplett was hired by the College of Dentistry as director of Community Relations and Outreach to foster relationships with organizations throughout the community. In that role, he established relationships with Head Start, Agape Child and Family Services, New Horizon Apartments, Red Door Ministries, daycare centers, and senior citizen and nursing homes, all… Read More


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Reorganization of Office of Academic, Faculty and Student Affairs at UTHSC Enhances Services

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  The recent reorganization of the Office of Academic, Faculty and Student Affairs at UTHSC will enhance the university’s internal and external efforts. Lori Gonzalez, PhD, vice chancellor for Academic, Faculty and Student Affairs, announced the reorganization in late July, dividing the office into two concentrations to improve services to students and to coordinate and… Read More


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UTHSC’s Tylavsky Co-Authors Research on Connection Between Higher Air Pollution and Lower Child IQ

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New findings from a collaborative study co-authored by Frances A. Tylavsky, DrPH, professor in the Department of Preventive Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), propose that women who are exposed to higher levels of air pollution during pregnancy are more likely to have children with lower IQ’s. The new paper featured… Read More


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UTHSC College of Nursing Working to Establish Rural Health Care Workforce

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Nursing has received approximately $3 million in grant funding from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to improve health care with an emphasis on maternal and obstetrical services for underserved and rural populations in the Delta region. The Advanced Nursing Education Workforce for Healthy Delta… Read More


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UTHSC Advisory Board to Meet Aug. 19

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The UTHSC Advisory Board will meet Aug. 19, at 1 p.m. in the OD Larry Dining Hall of the Student Alumni Center, 800 Madison Avenue, on the Memphis campus. Primary agenda items are: Introduction of the new student member of the board The chancellor’s report Campus Master Plan overview Campus tour This is the third… Read More


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UTHSC’s Kennard Brown Named Among 100 Most Powerful People in Memphis Business

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When Kennard Brown, JD, MPA, PhD, FACHE, looks the University of Tennessee Health Science Center today, he sees a very different campus than he did when he joined the university roughly 20 years ago. New state-of-the-art buildings, greatly improved security measures, and strong collaborations with key community partners have helped raised the profile of the… Read More


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Tate Conrad Named Director of Planning and Design for Facilities at UTHSC

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Tate Conrad, AIA, has been named director of Planning and Design for Facilities at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. In his role, Conrad works in conjunction with the UTHSC Office of Capital Projects, which includes the Division of Facilities Planning and the Office of Real Property, assisting with real property transactions and in… Read More


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UTHSC/Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital Successfully Creates Airway and Voice Box for Child

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World’s first recorded case of a successful voice box reconstruction in a child Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital reconstructed an airway and voice box in the world’s first successful surgery of its kind for 2-year-old Cooper Kilburn from Adamsville, Tennessee. A team of pediatric experts, led by Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital and the University of Tennessee… Read More