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SANE Training Makes a Difference in West Tennessee

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When Assistant Professor Andrea Sebastian, DNP, PNP, SANE-P, was a young nurse at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital, she saw the same infant admitted to the hospital twice for abusive trauma. “I thought, ‘This is where I can help’,” she said. “It was so heart-breaking to me that he was admitted two times for abusive injuries.”… Read More


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UTHSC to Hold Diabetes Awareness Event in Recognition of National Diabetes Month

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As millions of Americans live with diabetes, and even more remain at risk of it, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center will mark November as National Diabetes Month with an event to educate and raise awareness of diabetes. The free event is open to the public and will take place Friday, November 18, from… Read More


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“Everywhere You Look, UTHSC” Tour Shines Light on UTHSC’s Statewide Reach, Mission

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Elvys (pronounced Elvis) Ferrufino, a 4th-year dental student on rotation at the UTHSC College of Dentistry’s teaching clinic in the Dodson Avenue Community Health Center in Chattanooga, proudly shook hands with UT System President Randy Boyd and UT Health Science Center Chancellor Peter Buckley last Tuesday afternoon, as they visited the clinic that serves the… Read More


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Medical Laboratory Science Program Celebrates 100-Year Anniversary

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Fifty years before the founding of what is now the UTHSC College of Health Professions, the School of Medical Technology in the UT Department of Pathology started at the Memphis General Hospital. It had one instructor and two students.  Today, as the College of Health Professions celebrates its 50th anniversary, the Medical Laboratory Science (MLS)… Read More


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Historic Investiture Installs UTHSC’s 11th Chancellor

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In a historic ceremony that blended the flavors of his Irish roots and his adopted home of Memphis, Peter Buckley, MD, was formally installed as the 11th chancellor of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center Friday. A first for UTHSC, the investiture ceremony was held at 10 a.m. at the Cannon Center for the… Read More


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UTHSC Advisory Board to Meet Nov. 9 in Memphis

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Advisory Board will meet Wednesday, November 9, at 1 p.m., in the Mooney Library, 875 Monroe Ave., on the Memphis campus.  On the agenda:  Election of the new board chair to serve through June 30, 2024 Chancellor’s report Strategic plan update Discussion of the Healthy Smiles Program FY… Read More


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Art and Sciences Merged at The Art of Science Exhibit, Founded By UTHSC Faculty Member

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To introduce life-saving medical science to new audiences, Crosstown Arts and Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital, in collaboration with the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, recently presented the seventh biennial exhibition of The Art of Science. The exhibit was founded and directed by Heather Smallwood, PhD, associate professor in the Department of Pediatrics in the… Read More


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UTHSC Researchers Publish First-of-Their-Kind Reports on Cancer Radiation Therapy Interruptions

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Two new reports by researchers at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center provide the first published description of unplanned interruptions in radiation cancer treatment across a major U.S. city in the COVID-19 era, according to their authors. The studies placed special focus on how risk for radiotherapy interruption varied by patient race, socioeconomic status,… Read More