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Two College of Dentistry Students at UTHSC Receive Hinman Scholarships

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John Kim and Brian Poore, students from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Dentistry, received a $4,000 scholarship from the Hinman Dental Society at the recent 106th annual Thomas P. Hinman Dental Meeting held in Atlanta. Kim, a third-year dentistry student, is an alumnus of Middle Tennessee State University. As a dental… Read More


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Lee Selected for CORNET Award in Drug Discovery and Development for Studying Anti-Tumor Immunity Treatments

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Sue Chin Lee, PhD, assistant professor of Physiology in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, has been awarded the UTHSC/Southern Research (SR) Collaborative Research Network (CORNET) Award in Drug Discovery and Development for studying treatments that target anti-tumor immunity. Nearly two years since its inception, the CORNET Awards have… Read More


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UTHSC Key Supporter in City’s New Bike Share Program

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Janine Twitchell is new to Memphis, but as an avid cyclist, she was happy to be part of the team from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center that took part in the inaugural bike ride today to kick off Explore Bike Share, the city’s new bike share program. “I love Memphis,” the administrative assistant… Read More


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Campus Police Pay Homage During National Police Week

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  Campus police personnel at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center honored their own last week, as they celebrated National Police Week. In 1962, President Kennedy proclaimed May 15 as “National Peace Officers Memorial Day,” and week in which the date falls, as “National Police Week.” Established by a joint resolution of Congress in… Read More


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CANDLE Study Researchers Discuss Translating Findings Into Interventions, Policy to Aid Children

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Researchers leading the Conditions Affecting Neurocognitive Development and Learning in Early Childhood (CANDLE) Study came together with academic and community leaders on May 14 in Memphis to discuss how to leverage scientific evidence to create solutions for children and families in Memphis and Shelby County. CANDLE is an observational, longitudinal cohort research study that looks… Read More


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CHIPS Simulation Operations Lead Receives Certification from Society for Simulation in Healthcare

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Jarrod Young, BSBME, simulation operations lead at the Center for Healthcare Improvement and Patient Simulation (CHIPS) at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, has received certification as a Certified Healthcare Simulation Operations Specialist (CHSOS) by the Society for Simulation in Healthcare. He is the only one in Tennessee to hold the certification, according to… Read More


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GEB Staff Dedicated to Providing the Ultimate Educational Experience at UTHSC

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The General Education Building (GEB) is known as “the educational hub of the UTHSC student experience.” On any given day, you’ll see students from various colleges attending lectures or labs there, medical students learning how to properly draw blood, dental students simulating dental practice on manikins in the Dental Simulation Lab, and Clinical Laboratory Science… Read More


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Military Induction Service Highlights College of Dentistry 2018 Spring Commencement

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When the College of Dentistry at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center graduated its 2018 class of 113 new dentists and dental hygienists on Thursday, one of its most distinguished alums returned for a special ceremony to recognize those joining the military services. Colonel Tom Goksel, commander of the dental corps of the United… Read More