Category: Clinical Care


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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


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UTHSC College of Pharmacy Prints Personal Protective Equipment for Health Care Workers

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Dr. Daniel Collier, PhD, assistant professor in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, is printing components for face shields and ear savers to donate to health care workers. Dr. Collier is using two 3D printers at the College of Pharmacy to print the personal protective equipment. “We have these printers here that we use for research,… Read More


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“White Coats for Black Lives” Demonstration of Solidarity Held at UTHSC

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Several hundred students, physicians, health care and hospital workers, and community supporters gathered at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center at noon today for a display of solidarity themed “White Coats for Black Lives.” The demonstration was organized by UTHSC medical students and residents and the Bluff City Medical Society. It began with the… Read More