Category: Clinical Care


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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center To Graduate 672 Health Care Professionals on May 30

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On Friday, May 30, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) will graduate 672 health care professionals. The commencement ceremony will be held at 1:30 p.m. at FedExForum, 191 Beale Street. UTHSC Chancellor Steve J. Schwab, MD, will preside over the ceremony. UT System President Joe DiPietro will confer the degrees and give the… Read More


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Christopher Wood Selected as ASHP Critical Care Traineeship Preceptor

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G. Christopher Wood, PharmD, FCCP, FCCM, BCPS, associate professor of Clinical Pharmacy was selected this month as a preceptor for the American Society of Health-system Pharmacy (ASHP) critical care traineeship program. This program is a five-month course divided into distance learning and experiential education, focusing exclusively on the critical care setting. Wood has been a faculty… Read More


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APhA Features Christensen’s Pediatric Practice

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Michael Christensen, PharmD, professor of Clinical Pharmacy, was featured on the American Pharmacists Association (APhA) website and on the cover of Pharmacy Today in April.  He was recognized for his service as a Clinical Pharmacy Specialist at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital in Memphis, where he helped implement and develop the pediatric clinical research unit. Dr. Christensen specializes in… Read More


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APhA-ASP Chapter Honored with National Awards

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At the American Pharmacists Association-Academy of Student Pharmacists (APhA-ASP) Annual Meeting in March, the UT College of Pharmacy chapter was recognized with multiple national awards. The National Immunization Award is given to the APhA-ASP chapter that provides the most immunizations to patients in numerous innovative events, excluding those given as part of a student’s paid… Read More


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Evans Receives Rho Chi Lecture Award

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William E. Evans, PharmD, director and CEO of the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital since 2004 and member of the UT College of Pharmacy Class of 1975, received the 2014 Rho Chi Lecture Award this year at the 90th Annual Meeting of the Rho Chi Society. The award is among the society’s highest distinctions, and… Read More


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The UTHSC College of Dentistry Partners with LED Imaging to Bring Students Advanced Imaging Technology

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Students, residents and faculty at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Dentistry will now have access to new, sophisticated oral and maxillofacial imaging technology thanks to a partnership between the College of Dentistry and LED Imaging,  a  new division of LED Dental. Residents and dental students will receive hands-on training with the… Read More


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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center Realigns Dental Hygiene Department Under College of Dentistry

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Anyone who has ever spent time in a dentist’s chair knows the value of a well-trained dental hygienist. Many of Tennessee’s dental hygienists learned their skills in the Department of Dental Hygiene at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) College of Allied Health Sciences. Effective July 1, UTHSC Dental Hygiene will be realigned… Read More


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UTHSC Auction of Works by Acclaimed Artist Paul Penczner Grosses More Than $70,000

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An online auction by the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) on Wednesday, March 26, of more than 300 works by internationally known Memphis artist Paul Penczner grossed more than $70,000. The sale, which opened for bidding March 4, and finished with a rapid, rolling auction, drew 158 bidders.