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UTHSC College of Nursing’s 2019 NightinGala Honors Mid-South Nurses

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Nearly 250 nurses and supporters from across Memphis, Shelby County, and beyond attended the third-annual NightinGala Saturday hosted by the College of Nursing at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. The gala, held in conjunction with National Nurses Week (May 6-12), saluted the accomplishments of nurses and the impact the profession has on the… Read More


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UTHSC To Award 852 Degrees During Spring Commencement Exercises

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) will award degrees to 852 new health care professionals during its spring commencement ceremonies scheduled from May 7 through May 31. Each of the six colleges at UTHSC will hold a ceremony. The graduates include 119 from the College of Dentistry, 21 from the College of Graduate… Read More


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Master of Science In Pharmacology Program at UTHSC Ranks Fifth In Best Value

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According to the 2019 listing by BestValueSchools.com, the Master of Science in Pharmacology program at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) ranks at Number 5 of 25 in Best Value. The program is offered through the UTHSC College of Graduate Health Sciences. It is the first time the program has received the honor.… Read More


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Rishi Kamaleswaran Has Paper Hightlighted in Psychological Measurement Journal

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A paper by Rishi Kamaleswaran, PhD, about the use of artificial intelligence (AI) to classify cardiac arrhythmia made the 2018 highlights section of the scientific journal, Psychological Measurement. Dr. Kamaleswaran is an assistant professor in the Department of Pediatrics in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC). “I developed… Read More


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College of Pharmacy Student Competes In NBC’s “American Ninja Warrior”

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Ask Benjamin Wilson which is more difficult, pharmacy school or being a ninja and he will tell you – both are challenging in their own right. The fourth-year pharmacy student was recently selected to compete in the regional competition of NBC’s “American Ninja Warrior” in Atlanta. Wilson, a native of Jackson, Tennessee, has been a… Read More


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Inaugural UTHSC Medicine African-American Alumni Reunion a Success

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The inaugural UTHSC College of Medicine African-American Alumni Reunion last weekend drew 120 alumni members and guests. They came to Memphis from Maryland, Georgia, Alabama, New Jersey, Texas, Mississippi, Illinois, Oklahoma, Florida, North Carolina, and Tennessee for the historic gathering that honored the past and looked to the future. In 1964, Alvin Crawford, MD, was… Read More


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UTHSC Medical Students Start Cradle of Health to Address Health Care Needs of the African Community

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A new, multidisciplinary student service organization has been created at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) to address the health care needs of people from African countries, who are now living in Memphis. Cradle of Health, which began this year, aims to bring awareness to health care issues affecting Africans from the diaspora… Read More


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UTHSC Among Top 3 Companies to Raise Most Donations for AHA Mid-South Heart Walk

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center was among the top three companies to raise the most donations for this year’s American Heart Association 2019 Mid-South Heart Walk and Red Dress Dash held Saturday, April 27 at AutoZone Park. Through 369 donations, UTHSC raised $13,702. UTHSC had a total of 13 teams to participate led… Read More