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Buckley Confirmed as New Chancellor for the University of Tennessee Health Science Center

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Dr. Peter Buckley

Peter F. Buckley, MD, became the 11th chancellor of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) today, after a unanimous confirmation vote by the University of Tennessee System Board of Trustees. His appointment is effective February 1, 2022. Most-recently dean of the School of Medicine at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) and executive vice president of medical affairs for the VCU Health… Read More


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UTHSC College of Nursing Site of New Regional Telehealth Training Center

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The UTHSC College of Nursing is the site of a new regional telehealth training center.

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Nursing has been selected as the first satellite telehealth training center in Tennessee by the South Central Telehealth Resource Center. The new training center, scheduled to open in January, will offer a much-needed resource to train health care providers in telehealth services, which have grown exponentially… Read More


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UTHSC College of Nursing Highlights Nursing Theory In New Center of Excellence

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Nursing has established a Center of Excellence that builds on the legacy of alumna Margaret A. Newman, PhD, RN, a world-renowned leader in nursing theory. One of the college’s most famous alums, Dr. Newman, who passed away in 2018, was instrumental in shaping nursing practice globally,… Read More


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UTHSC Advisory Board Holds Final Meeting for 2021

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Advisory Board met virtually Wednesday for its last meeting of 2021, receiving a condensed look at UTHSC Chancellor Steve Schwab’s 2021 State of the University Address and an overview of the numbers behind the university’s anticipated tuition recommendation for FY 2023. Anthony Ferrara, CPA, MAS, senior vice chancellor… Read More


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UTHSC College of Nursing Dean Wendy Likes Named A 2021 Health Care Hero

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Wendy Likes, PhD, DNSc, APRN-Bc, FAANP, said that as an MSN student in the College of Nursing at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in the 1990s, she never thought she would be a faculty member, much less the dean of the college. Dean of the UTHSC College of Nursing since 2015, this week… Read More


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Pimentos Opens in UTHSC’s Madison Plaza Food Court

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Memphis-based Pimentos opened its newest location in the food court in the Madison Plaza on the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Memphis campus. Hours of operation are 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday through Friday. The restaurant joins Starbucks, Chick-fil-A, and Soi No. 9 in the university’s food court located in the lobby of… Read More


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UTHSC Advisory Board to Meet November 17

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Advisory Board will meet virtually Wednesday, November 17, at 2 p.m. CDT for its final meeting of 2021. Interested individuals are encouraged to watch the meeting online. Information to access the meeting is available at https://www.uthsc.edu/advisory-board/index.php. Items on the agenda are: The chancellor’s fall semester report and recap of… Read More


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Journey from MD to Nurse Practitioner Culminates at UTHSC College of Nursing

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practitioner, she feels her life's journey has brought her to her work caring for children.

When Filipina “Pin” Cevallos Schnabel was a teenager, a jellyfish bite triggered mastocytosis – an illness involving the mast cells – which introduced her to the health care world as a regular visitor to emergency rooms in her home country of the Philippines. Mast cells are involved in allergic reactions, and Dr. Schnabel suffers from… Read More