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$250,000 in Upgrades and Renovations Made to Campus Recreation Facility

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Renovations and upgrades to the fitness center at Campus Recreation in the UTHSC Student-Alumni Center on campus totaling $250,000 will be unveiled during a grand reopening ceremony November 15 from 12 – 2 p.m. The renovations and upgrades began earlier this year and were completed in three phases. They include $50,000 in new weight room… Read More


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Campus Honors its Veterans

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UTHSC today paid tribute to its military veterans with a breakfast and program in their honor. “I want to, on behalf of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, thank you for your service,” said Ken Brown, JD, MPA, PhD, FACHE, executive vice chancellor and chief operations officer for UTHSC, himself a veteran of the… Read More


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UTHSC’s Santosh Kumar, PhD, Receives $1.71 Million Grant for Research on Smoking and HIV Progression

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Santosh Kumar, PhD, associate professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences in the College of Pharmacy at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, has received a five-year, $1.71 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to continue his research on the effects of smoking on HIV-1 patients. Despite the success of antiretroviral therapy, effective treatment outcomes… Read More


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UTHSC Campus Community Stands In Unity Against Hate

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UTHSC student Kelcey Cooper stood in the crowded lobby of the General Education Building today as the campus community came together to take a public stand against hate. A physician assistant student, Cooper said she is saddened by the hatred and violence in the world today, but she is proud that the university would stage… Read More


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UTHSC Takes Stand Against Hate

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When students at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center were asked on Tuesday if they would sign a banner with a message of unity against hate, more than 400 stepped up to sign in roughly two hours. They were attending a Halloween event, but signing their name was more important to them. That banner… Read More


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Warrior Within Panel Promotes Messaging on Self-Care

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“I’m not a person who believes in luck,” UTHSC College of Pharmacy Dean Marie Chisholm-Burns, PharmD, MPH, MBA, FCCP, FASHP, FAST, said Wednesday, as she shared her story of growing up as the first college graduate in her family. She was speaking to an audience of students, faculty, and staff at a presentation called “Warrior… Read More


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Student Member of UT Board of Trustees No Stranger to New Challenges

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New adventures are old hat for the recently appointed student representative to the University of Tennessee Board of Trustees. Kenneth Ian Packer, 29, is a Doctor of Nursing Practice student in the Certified Nurse Anesthetist program in the College of Nursing at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. He has already done a four-year… Read More


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Charles Snyder Named Quality Enhancement Plan Director at UTHSC

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Charles Snyder, PhD, has been named Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) director for the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC). The QEP is a multiyear commitment that focuses on transforming student learning. A focus on the social determinants of health will become “the big idea” for students and will enhance and inform their disciplinary training.… Read More