Category: Clinical Care


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College of Dentistry Instructor Combines Art and Science to Help Make Patients Whole

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Maddie Singer has a gift for helping others that is both art and science. The University of Tennessee Health Science Center instructor is an anaplastologist, helping disfigured patients by creating remarkably realistic prosthetics that are astounding to behold. Anaplastology is a clinical profession that provides reconstructive and custom prostheses to restore the normal appearance of… Read More


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Delta Dental of Tennessee Donates SUVs to Assist Dentistry Students Traveling to Bristol Clinic

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As the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Dentistry continues to expand across the state, so does the travel required for dentistry students on clinical rotations. Thanks to a recent donation of two Nissan Rogue crossover vehicles from Delta Dental of Tennessee, students can now carpool together when traveling back and forth from… Read More


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Marie Chisholm-Burns, Dean of the College of Pharmacy, Named Fellow of the American Society of Transplantation

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Marie Chisholm-Burns, PharmD, MPH, MBA, FCCP, FASHP, dean and professor in the College of Pharmacy at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has been named a Fellow of the American Society of Transplantation (FAST). The designation recognizes members in good standing who have demonstrated both an exceptional commitment to the field of transplantation,… Read More


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College of Nursing Dean Wendy Likes Inducted into the Fellows of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners

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Wendy Likes, PhD, DNSc, ARNP-BC, dean of the College of Nursing at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, was among 88 nurse practitioners inducted into the Fellows of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (FAANP) at a ceremony held recently in San Antonio, Texas. The FAANP recognition is awarded to nurse practitioners who have… Read More


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UTHSC College of Medicine Student Travels to Madagascar as Part of World Health Organization’s Surgical Safety Checklist Team

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Traveling to 20 cities on the island of Madagascar to train local surgical teams is not what most medical students do between their third and fourth years of medical school. But Emily Bruno, a student in UT Health Science Center’s College of Medicine, did just that as a participant of the Program in Global Surgery… Read More


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Two UTHSC Medical Students Awarded Major Research Fellowships

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Two students from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) are among only 66 in the world receiving a fellowship from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) this year. Second-year medical students Jacob Basham and Terrence Terrell Jones have earned the award for a second consecutive year, which is even rarer. Through the fellowship,… Read More


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University Therapists Gets New Space on Campus

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Physical therapy is all about moving toward a better quality of life. University Therapists, an outpatient rehabilitation clinic operated by faculty members of the Department of Physical Therapy at UTHSC, has new space on campus to help clients on that journey. The practice, which is more than 30 years old, recently moved into renovated space… Read More


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College of Medicine Students Enter Clerkship Years

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The third year of medical school officially marks when students cross over to their clerkship years and begin seeing patients. For the past two years, students in the College of Medicine have been training and studying in classrooms and labs for the moment they can start their clinical rotations and examine patients for the first… Read More