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College of Dentistry Honors Distinguished Alumni During William F. Slagle Dental Meeting

  Four awards were presented to distinguished alumni during the recent William F. Slagle Dental Meeting and College of Dentistry Alumni Weekend hosted by the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC). There were a total of 834 attendees at the meeting. DeWayne B. McCamish, DDS, MS, and the late… Read More

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Love Collins III Appointed Vice Chancellor for Development and Alumni Affairs at UTHSC

Steve J. Schwab, MD, chancellor for the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), and Rickey N. McCurry, president, University of Tennessee Foundation, have appointed Love Collins III, as vice chancellor of development and alumni affairs at UTHSC. With an anticipated start date of May 1, Collins will jointly report… Read More

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Post-Graduation Spotlight: Laura Sherwood Reflects on Prestigious Fellowship Experience

This past summer, College of Medicine graduate Laura Sherwood took advantage of a very prestigious opportunity. She was granted one of 14 fellowship slots in the 2016 Fellowships at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics Medical program (FASPE), an international program with an applicant pool of around two hundred.… Read More

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UTHSC Students and Faculty Join Volunteers Bringing Free Dental Services to the Underserved During Mid-South Mission of Mercy

For the second year, students and faculty from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) are participating in the Mid-South Mission of Mercy, a two-day free dental clinic for the underserved in Memphis and the Mid-South. It is taking place today and Saturday at Bellevue Baptist Church. The idea… Read More

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College of Nursing Alumna Dr. Sarah Rhoads Receives Academy Edge Runner Designation from The American Academy of Nursing

University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Nursing alumna Sarah Rhoads, PhD, DNP, WHNP-BC, (’06), has been named as an Academy Edge Runner by the American Academy of Nursing. The designation recognizes health care professionals who “think outside the box” to address health care challenges. It also showcases nurse-designed… Read More

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Memphis Dermatologist and UTHSC Alumnus Robert J. Kaplan Honored by UT President’s Council for Outstanding Philanthropic Support, Leadership, Service

Robert J. Kaplan, MD, a prominent Memphis dermatologist, generous philanthropist, and long-time patron of the University of Tennessee, was awarded the Jim and Natalie Haslam Presidential Medal on Friday during the 2017 University of Tennessee President’s Council Awards Dinner at The Peabody. The medal is given to individuals who have a… Read More

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Post-Graduation Spotlight: Jason Workman Culminates His Graduate School Experience by Attending Prestigious Science and Technology Forum

  College of Graduate Health Sciences graduate Jason Workman had quite the resume as a student at UTHSC. He was the graduate student executive council president, the honor council president, and an award winner for his poster at Graduate Research Day. He authored five peer-reviewed publications, and was invited to… Read More

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Post-Graduation Spotlight: Annie Quarles Soars Above Challenges to Achieve Her Physical Therapy Dreams


After being delivered at 25 weeks with a congenital amputation of her left arm, College of Health Professions graduate Annie Quarles was born weighing a mere one pound and ten ounces. Her parents, Robert and Susan, raised her to be grateful for life and she desires to use her one… Read More