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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


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Community Health Collaborative Honors UTHSC’s Ken Brown for Visionary Leadership

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One has to look no further than the new Center for Healthcare Improvement and Patient Simulation at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center to see an example of the outstanding leadership of Ken Brown, JD, MPA, PhD, FACHE, the university’s executive vice chancellor, chief operations officer, and the visionary behind the $39.7 million building.… Read More


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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