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UTHSC College of Pharmacy Alumnus Named Mrs. Pakistan

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Faria Chaudhry, PharmD, a 2020 graduate of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Pharmacy, was named Mrs. Pakistan USA at the Miss Pakistan USA pageant August 31. Dr. Chaudhry was also named Mrs. Perfect, Mrs. People’s Choice, and Mrs. Photogenic. Miss Pakistan USA is a pageant for Pakistani women worldwide, which seeks… Read More


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Research Team Awarded $3 Million to Study Weight Loss, Bone Frailty Link in Diabetics

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Two researchers in the Department of Preventive Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center have received a $3 million award from the National Institute on Aging to study why bones become more frail and prone to fracture in diabetics who achieve long-term weight loss. Qi Zhao, MD, PhD, associate professor of Epidemiology, and Karen… Read More


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Annual UTHSC Faculty Senate Awards Honor Excellent Work for 2020-2021

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The Faculty Senate at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center recently announced its annual awards, naming Sally Badoud, assistant vice chancellor for Communications and Marketing, its Administrator of the Year for 2020-2021. Other Faculty Senate award winners for 2020-2021 are: The Teaching and Learning Center, Presidential Citation Award; Information Technology Services, Presidential Citation Award;… Read More


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UTHSC College of Medicine Residents Hosting Fundraiser and Donation Drive

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Members of the Guided Resident International Training (GRIT) track in the College of Medicine are hosting a fundraiser and donation drive now through October 15 to benefit World Relief Memphis and Asha’s Refuge, two organizations in Memphis which assist with refugee resettlement. The GRIT track’s mission is to educate UTHSC Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, and Medicine-Pediatrics residents… Read More


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Medicine Magazine: Engaged in the Community

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The Summer 2021 issue of the College of Medicine Magazine showcases how the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and the college led the community through the global pandemic. As the pandemic continues, so does the work of the university and college. This issue also highlights the importance of improving health equity in Tennessee and… Read More


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UTHSC Researchers Examine Public Sentiment On Social Media Platform Regarding COVID-19 Vaccine

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A data analysis of public sentiment about the COVID-19 vaccine from December 2020-May 2021 on one popular social media platform by a team of researchers at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center found more positive than negative sentiment regarding the vaccine. The study led by Arash Shaban-Nejad, PhD, an associate professor in the UTHSC-Oak… Read More


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UTHSC’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing Best in State On Two National Rankings

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UTHSC College of Nursing's BSN program ranked as best in the state on two national lists.

  The Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Nursing is ranked as the best program in the state on two important new lists that measure quality. The college has the highest-ranked BSN program in Tennessee on U.S. News & World Report’s list of undergraduate… Read More


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UTHSC Campus Police Department Donates Toward Middle Tennessee Flooding Recovery

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The UTHSC Campus Police Department held a fundraiser and donation to assist Middle Tennessee residents with flood recovery efforts. Through the fundraiser, which was held September 1-3 on the Memphis campus, Campus Police collected over 50 cases of bottled water, 17 boxes of assorted items including diapers, baby wipes, hand sanitizer, disinfectant wipes, paper towels,… Read More