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Black Student Association Kicks Off Philanthropic Efforts With Donation to Mid-South Food Bank

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The Black Student Association (BSA) at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) donated $250 to the Mid-South Food Bank on Tuesday. The donation is the first philanthropic initiative for this academic year. The group took the first half of the year to help new students become acclimated to the rigor of graduate professional… Read More


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UTHSC College of Medicine Cares for Well-Being of Students

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Soon after starting her clinical rotations in 2017, third-year College of Medicine student Anh Vo felt something was missing. The clinical work was stressful, she didn’t get to see her classmates, and everything seemed new and unfamiliar. She approached her faculty adviser with an idea — starting an informal group meeting so medical classmates could… Read More


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Physician Assistant Program Raises Profile on Campus, Across the State

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Moving from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Health Professions into the College of Medicine was a critical turning point for the Physician Assistant (PA) program. Not only did it help the program increase its visibility to physicians on campus, it did the same with partner hospitals and clinics across the state.… Read More


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Wells Named First Heber Simmons, Jr., Endowed Professor of Pediatric Dentistry

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The College of Dentistry has named Martha Wells, DMD, MS, as its first Heber Simmons, Jr., Endowed Professor of Pediatric Dentistry. Dr. Wells is the director of Graduate Pediatric Dentistry and an associate professor in the Department of Pediatric Dentistry and Community Oral Health. The Heber Simmons, Jr., Endowed Professorship of Pediatric Dentistry was established… Read More


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UTHSC Celebrates Dedication of Methodist University Hospital Shorb Tower

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center Chancellor Steve Schwab, MD, commended partners Methodist University Hospital during a dedication ceremony held December 12 of their nearly completed $275 million Shorb Tower. The dedication was part of Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare’s year-long centennial celebration. “Methodist has created an environment of cutting edge patient care, a robust… Read More


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UTRF 2018 Innovation Awards Celebrate UT Researchers

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The University of Tennessee Research Foundation (UTRF) celebrated the researchers whose achievements made 2018 a record-breaking year at the annual Innovation Awards ceremonies, held December 4 at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis and December 5 at The Foundry on the Fair Site in Knoxville. Researchers at UTHSC received patent plaques, startup… Read More


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Diversity Certificate Program Graduates 26 UTHSC Professionals From Its Fall 2018 Cohort

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The Office of Equity and Diversity at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center Thursday graduated 26 faculty and staff members from the fall 2018 cohort of its Diversity Certificate Program (DCP). Started in fall 2017, the program aims to develop a more knowledgeable workforce by enhancing competencies and capacity around diversity and inclusion, in… Read More


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UTHSC to Graduate 162 New Health Professionals During Winter Commencement

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) will present degrees to 162 new health professionals December 14, during its 2018 Winter Commencement. The event will take place at 1:30 p.m. at the Memphis Cook Convention Center. One graduate from the College of Dentistry, 25 from the College of Graduate Health Sciences, 12 from the… Read More