Category: Clinical Care


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UTHSC College of Pharmacy and AdhereHealth Partner to Help Underserved Communities During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Pharmacy has partnered with AdhereHealth to help keep underserved communities healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic. Nearly a dozen student pharmacists participated in a virtual experience aimed at providing outreach to low-income, elderly, disabled, and high-risk patients with chronic conditions who may be in need of additional… Read More


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Study Measures Impact of Expanded Autonomy for Advanced Practice Nurses During Pandemic

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Nurse leaders from three prominent nursing schools in Tennessee are conducting a national study to measure the impact of a decision by state leaders to waive physician oversight of advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs) during the COVID-19 pandemic. Wendy Likes, PhD, DNSc, APRN-BC, FANNP, dean and professor of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center… Read More


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Symposium Shows Importance of Nursing Response in COVID-19 Pandemic

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Nurse leadership is vital to a robust response to a major health crisis like the COVID-19 pandemic, according to faculty, students and an alumna from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Nursing who presented during a virtual symposium June 25 titled “Leading Amidst Crisis: Nursing through a Pandemic.” Alisa Haushalter, DNP, RN,… Read More


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‘Radical Empathy’ Key to Addressing Structural Racism in Health Care

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“We are all going to have to get comfortable with being uncomfortable,” said Altha Stewart, MD, as she moderated a community conversation Wednesday hosted by the UTHSC College of Medicine titled, “Why Aren’t We All Mad? A Dialogue on Structural Racism in the Health Care System.” More than 400 joined Zoom for the dialogue, the… Read More


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Two From UTHSC Receive President’s Awards

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Two outstanding leaders at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center were among the six winners of the 2020 UT President’s Awards announced today by UT President Randy Boyd. Michael Alston, EdD, CCDP/AP, chief diversity officer, assistant vice chancellor for Equity and Diversity, and Title IX coordinator at UTHSC, and Robert Williams, PhD, UT-Oak Ridge… Read More


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UTHSC College of Medicine to Host Community Dialogue On Structural Racism in the Health Care System

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The College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center will host a free, virtual community dialogue Wednesday, June 24, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. CDT, titled, “Why Aren’t We All Mad? A Dialogue on Structural Racism in the Health Care System.” The roundtable discussion via Zoom will include leaders from the… Read More


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Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital Named a Best Children’s Hospital by U.S. News & World Report

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Le Bonheur appears on the prestigious list for the tenth consecutive year Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital has been named a Best Children’s Hospital for 2020-2021 by U.S. News & World Report. This is the tenth consecutive year Le Bonheur has been included in the prestigious list with recognition in eight specialties. Le Bonheur serves as… Read More


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UTHSC to Host Telerehabilitation Webinar

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Just as social distancing stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic has increased the use of telemedicine, it has also focused attention on alternative methods for delivering rehabilitation services. The Division of Rehabilitation Sciences at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center will host a free Zoom webinar on telerehabilitation from 11 a.m. to noon, Wednesday, June… Read More