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The Story of Her Life: UTHSC Alumna Helps Others Overcome Through OT

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Caroline Dickey says she’s a walking billboard for her profession. A 2017 graduate of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Master of Occupational Therapy program, Dickey says OT is about adapting, working with what you have, and figuring out how to do what you want to do. “That’s the story of my life,” she… Read More


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Ken Brown Honored for Dedication in Making New Simulation Center at UTHSC a Reality

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When the University of Tennessee Health Science Center unveiled its new Center for Healthcare Improvement and Patient Simulation (CHIPS) today, it also honored the visionary behind the $39.7 million, 45,000-square-foot building. The lobby of the state-of-the-art facility, the only of its kind is Tennessee, was dedicated to Ken Brown, JD, MPA, PhD, FACHE, executive vice… Read More


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UTHSC Celebrates Grand Opening of $39.7 Million Center for Healthcare Improvement and Patient Simulation

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More than 100 health care professionals, administrators, and supporters joined the University of Tennessee Health Science Center today for the grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony of the Center for Healthcare Improvement and Patient Simulation (CHIPS). Among the guests were State Representative Antonio Parkinson; Michael Ugwueke, DHA, FACHE, president and chief executive officer of Methodist Le… Read More


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UTHSC’s Altha Stewart Becomes First African-American President of the American Psychiatric Association

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  Memphian Altha Stewart, MD, took office as president of the American Psychiatric Association at the close of the APA’s 2018 annual meeting May 9, vowing to promote collaboration among members and across medical specialties, increase mentoring and leadership opportunities for the next generation in the profession, and improve access to mental health care for… Read More


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College of Nursing at UTHSC Honors Three with Alumni Awards

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Three graduates of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Nursing have been honored with Alumni Awards by the college and the Office of Alumni Affairs and Development at the recent Alumni Awards Dinner. 2018 Recent Alumna Award Winner: Katherine Darling, DNP, College of Nursing ’10 Dr. Darling received her DNP from the… Read More


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

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Rosalind Jackson Donald, administrative specialist for the Office of Faculty Affairs in the College of Medicine, spoke highly of the Office of Equity and Diversity’s Diversity Certificate Program. “Every administrator, student, and staff member at UTHSC will reap the benefits from the Diversity Certificate Program,” she said. “UTHSC is setting the bar high, exceeding the… Read More


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UTHSC Occupational Therapy Professor Writes Second Book on Back-to-Basics Parenting

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In 2013, when Anne Zachry, PhD, OTR/L, wrote her first book about back-to-basics parenting of babies, she queried many publishers before the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) accepted it for publication. That book, “Retro Baby,” was so popular that the AAP asked Dr. Zachry, a professor and chair of the Department of Occupational Therapy at… Read More


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UTHSC Hosts National Certification Course to Strengthen Services Impacting Retention and Success of Students

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center is one of two academic institutions in the country to host the National Behavioral Intervention Team Association (NaBITA) Case Management & Intervention Certification Course. The course brought Behavioral Intervention Team (BIT) experts, as well as more than 40 care teams and managers, from campuses across the country to… Read More