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UTHSC to Host Director of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention For Zoom Conversation About COVID-19 Pandemic

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center will host Robert R. Redfield, MD, the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Monday, December 14, from 11 a.m. to noon CST, for a conversation on Zoom about the COVID-19 pandemic and public health response to the virus. Scott Strome, MD, executive dean of… Read More


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UTHSC Office of Communications and Marketing Receives Top Honors in International and Statewide Competitions

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The Office of Communications and Marketing at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center has received top honors in creative competitions for marketing and communications professionals from two international organizations and one statewide organization. The office received a Platinum award, the highest honor, from the international MarCom Awards for its messaging and media relations efforts to… Read More


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UTHSC Advisory Board Holds Final Meeting for 2020

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In its last meeting of the year, the UTHSC Advisory Board welcomed a new student member, approved a second term for its chairman, and discussed ways it can assist the university in advancing its goals for diversity of its students, faculty, and staff. Philip Wenk, DDS, who has served as chairman of the board since… Read More


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College of Nursing Hosts 2020 William T. Cashdollar Distinguished Visiting Professorship

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The COVID-19 pandemic has created significant ethical conflicts for health care professionals, forcing them to move from a conventional, patient-focused standard of care to crisis care focused on the health of the overall population, according to a well-known medical ethicist. Dr. Douglas Diekema, MD, MPH, director of education at the Treuman Katz Center for Pediatric… Read More


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UTHSC Advisory Board to Hold Virtual Meeting November 12

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Advisory Board will hold a virtual meeting at 1 p.m. CST November 12. Board members will be participating electronically or by telephone. Interested individuals are encouraged to watch the meeting online. Information to access the meeting will be available at uthsc.edu/advisory-board/index.php. Items on the Advisory Board agenda include:… Read More


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Chancellor Schwab Says UTHSC Has Stood Strong in Face of Pandemic

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In his 2019-2020 State of the University Address, Chancellor Steve J. Schwab, MD, Monday said the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is “weathering COVID in a lean, but strong fashion.” Speaking via Zoom in his 11th-annual State of the University Address, the chancellor said the university has “maintained our budget, maintained our workforce, and… Read More


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UTHSC, Regional One Health Partner on Post-COVID-19 Clinic

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center and Regional One Health have established a post-COVID-19 clinic to provide specialized outpatient follow-up care to individuals who have tested positive for the virus and may be experiencing long-term symptoms after recovery. The clinic will also be available to individuals who have tested positive for COVID-19 and are… Read More


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New Dental Building at UTHSC to be Named for Delta Dental of Tennessee

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The University of Tennessee Board of Trustees approved a request from UT Health Science Center to name the new dental building under construction on the Memphis campus, the Delta Dental of Tennessee Building. During its fall meeting, which was held virtually, the board also approved naming the entire grounds of the College of Dentistry, located… Read More