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Innovative Simulation Training in College of Nursing Aims to Inspire Compassion

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Health care simulation programs usually teach skills — how to perform a procedure or how to treat a condition. However, a recent simulation training in the College of Nursing at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center had less tangible, but equally as important goals. Seventy-four students participated in a daylong educational program titled, “A… Read More


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Inaugural Cataract-A-Thon at UTHSC’s Hamilton Eye Institute Gives Gift of Sight to Those in Need

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Thirty people saw the world differently when they walked out of the Hamilton Eye Institute Surgery Center at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center on Friday, June 2. They were patients in the inaugural Ivan Marais Cataract-A-Thon, a daylong outreach effort by multiple organizations, corporate sponsors, and volunteers to provide free cataract surgeries to individuals,… Read More


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College of Pharmacy at UTHSC Rises to Number 23 in Annual Research Funding from NIH

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The College of Pharmacy at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) is now ranked Number 23 in annual research funding from the National Institutes of Health, according to a new listing of 141 member institutions published by the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy. The ranking for federal fiscal year 2016 is a… Read More


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UTHSC College of Nursing Hosts Inaugural NightinGala to Salute Nursing In Memphis and Shelby County

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Nurses from across Memphis, Shelby County, and beyond are expected to attend the NightinGala Celebration presented by the College of Nursing at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) May 5. The dinner and silent auction at the University Club begins at 6 p.m., and celebrates the accomplishments of nurses and the impact the… Read More


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The College of Pharmacy at The University of Tennessee Health Science Center Expands Regional Tuition Program to Out-of-State Students in 200-Mile Radius Of Sites in Memphis, Nashville, and Knoxville

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Pharmacy is expanding its regional tuition rate program to pharmacy students living out of state within a 200-mile radius of the college’s instructional sites in Memphis, Nashville, and Knoxville, effective for fall 2017. The highest-ranked pharmacy school in Tennessee and ranked Number 17 in the country… Read More


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UTHSC Names Shenika Thomas Assistant Vice Chancellor of Business and Fiscal Affairs For the Office of the Chancellor and Executive Vice Chancellor

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center has named Shenika Thomas, MBA, MPS, CFE, assistant vice chancellor of business and fiscal affairs for the Office of the Chancellor and Executive Vice Chancellor. She previously served as director. “It is with great pleasure that I announce the promotion of Ms. Shenika Thomas to assistant vice chancellor,”… Read More


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UTHSC College of Pharmacy Welcomes Dr. Georgi V. Petkov to Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences

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The University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy has named Georgi V. Petkov, PhD, chair and professor of the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences. Dr. Petkov will join the College in August 2017, after serving as a professor of pharmacology at the University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy. He received his PhD degree in 1997 from… Read More


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The UTHSC College of Medicine Internal Medicine Residency Program Announces Internal Medicine Chief Residents for 2018-2019 Academic Year

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center Internal Medicine Residency Program has announced Manyoo Agarwal, MD, James Earl Corley III, MD, Natalie Dunlap, DO, Chris Jackson, MD, and Malia Willis, MD, as the Chief Resident class for the 2018-2019 academic year. Each year, the internal medicine residency program selects five residents from a rising class of… Read More