Category: Clinical Care


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2019-2020 Annual Report

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It’s been a “record-breaking year” for the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Our new 2019-2020 Annual Report looks at UTHSC’s record number of graduates, record revenue from clinical activity, and record research awards. The annual report also highlights the university’s efforts as Tennessee’s public academic health care leader in a time of public health… Read More


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Laboratory Testing Key in Coronavirus Battle, UTHSC Webinar Stresses

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More than 300 people joined a free webinar hosted by the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Department of Diagnostic and Health Sciences in the College of Health Professions Wednesday on “The Role of Laboratory Testing in the COVID-19 Pandemic.” The webinar for health care professionals and the community featured a panel of experts in laboratory sciences,… Read More


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UTHSC Opens COVID-19 Testing Site in Frayser

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center continues to work to expand community access to testing for COVID-19 by adding new drive-thru testing sites that will be open a few days a week in areas of need in the community. The first of these sites opened Tuesday in Frayser at the North Frayser Community Center,… Read More


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UTHSC Students Screen Public at Call Center for COVID-19 Testing

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A team of UTHSC medical and nursing students have been working diligently behind the scenes in the fight against COVID-19. Made up mostly of third-year medical students and nursing students, the COVID-19 Call Center, works in tandem with the COVID-19 drive-thru testing site at the Mid-South Fairgrounds to triage the public for testing. Since opening… Read More


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Students Show Heart of Nursing in COVID-19 Volunteer Efforts

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Students and faculty from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Nursing who are volunteering at the COVID-19 testing site on Tiger Lane at the Mid-South Fairgrounds view the experience as an opportunity to live out their mission as nurses. “Nurses are a strong force and have always been willing to jump in… Read More


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College of Health Professions Hosts Webinar on Telemedicine

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The Department of Diagnostic and Health Sciences in the UTHSC College of Health Professions hosted a webinar Tuesday titled “Telemedicine in the time of COVID-19.” The webinar drew more than 200 participants from across the state. Moderated by Hassan Aziz, PhD, associate dean for Academic, Faculty and Students Affairs in the College of Health Professions, the… Read More


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UTHSC Medical Students on Front Lines of COVID-19 Battle

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  Third-year medical student Sarah Steele said it has been an honor to be one of roughly four dozen medical students from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center who have staffed a drive-thru testing site for COVID-19 at the Mid-South Fairgrounds since it opened in mid-March. “As students, we feel so honored to have the… Read More


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UTHSC to Host Webinar on Impact of COVID-19 on Telemedicine

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center will host a panel of experts Tuesday, April 14, for a webinar on “Telemedicine in the time of COVID-19.” The webinar, from 11 a.m. to noon, is being put on by the Department of Diagnostic and Health Sciences in the UTHSC College of Health Professions. It is open… Read More