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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


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UTHSC College of Nursing Virtual Symposium To Offer Stories of Service on the Front Lines of COVID-19

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Nursing will host a free, live, virtual symposium, “Leading Amidst Crisis: Nursing through a Pandemic,” on June 25, from noon to 2:30 p.m. During this virtual event via Zoom, faculty and students from the College of Nursing will share stories of hope and perseverance from their… Read More


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UTHSC Radiation Oncology Chair Leads National Study

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David Schwartz

UTHSC’s Chair of Radiation Oncology David Schwartz, MD, is leading a national study for the American Society for Radiation Oncology looking at how COVID-19 has affected radiation oncology treatment levels across the country. Dr. Schwartz and his co-author, Daniel Wakefield, MD, chief resident in the Department of Radiation Oncology at UTHSC, found that radiation oncology… Read More


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UTHSC Nurse Leader Honored And Humbled to Be Chief Nursing Officer for Alternate-Care COVID-19 Hospital

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Terri Stewart, MSN, RN, retired once as a chief nursing officer (CNO), but she has been called upon to take on the CNO role again as Memphis prepares an alternate-care hospital to accommodate a possible surge in the COVID-19 pandemic. Stewart is a nursing instructor at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of… Read More