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College of Dentistry to Present Lessons in a Lunchbox Oral Health Literacy Program on February 23

Faculty, students, and staff of the College of Dentistry at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) will bring Lessons in a Lunchbox: Healthy Teeth Essentials & Facts About Snacks™, an oral health literacy program developed around a lunch box, to students at Bruce Elementary School on Thursday, February… Read More

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Post-Graduation Spotlight: Laura Sherwood Reflects on Prestigious Fellowship Experience

This past summer, College of Medicine graduate Laura Sherwood took advantage of a very prestigious opportunity. She was granted one of 14 fellowship slots in the 2016 Fellowships at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics Medical program (FASPE), an international program with an applicant pool of around two hundred.… Read More

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UTHSC’s Altha Stewart, MD, Named President-Elect of American Psychiatric Association, Becomes First African-American to Lead the Organization

Altha Stewart, MD, associate professor of psychiatry and director of the Center for Health in Justice Involved Youth at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), today was named president-elect of the American Psychiatric Association (APA). She is the first African-American to lead the more than 37,000-member organization, which… Read More

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Michelle Martin, PhD, is Founding Director of the Center for Innovation in Health Equity Research at UTHSC

Michelle Martin, PhD, came to the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) to make a difference in health outcomes for racial and ethnic minorities diagnosed with cancer. As the director of UTHSC’s new Center for Innovation in Health Equity Research: A Community Cancer Alliance for Transformative Change, she plans… Read More

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College Spotlight: The UTHSC College of Medicine; Making an Impact on the Health of the City of Memphis

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) College of Medicine wants to make an impact on the health of the city of Memphis. The college has been focusing on its clinical, research, educational and service mission to the community with a focus on care to support health and wellness.… Read More

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UTHSC Students and Faculty Join Volunteers Bringing Free Dental Services to the Underserved During Mid-South Mission of Mercy

For the second year, students and faculty from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) are participating in the Mid-South Mission of Mercy, a two-day free dental clinic for the underserved in Memphis and the Mid-South. It is taking place today and Saturday at Bellevue Baptist Church. The idea… Read More

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College of Nursing Alumna Dr. Sarah Rhoads Receives Academy Edge Runner Designation from The American Academy of Nursing

University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Nursing alumna Sarah Rhoads, PhD, DNP, WHNP-BC, (’06), has been named as an Academy Edge Runner by the American Academy of Nursing. The designation recognizes health care professionals who “think outside the box” to address health care challenges. It also showcases nurse-designed… Read More

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Scott Howard, MD, Named Professor and Associate Dean for Research in College of Nursing

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) has named Scott Howard, MD, professor and associate dean for Research for the College of Nursing. In this role, he will work with faculty members in the college to improve and increase nursing research initiatives. He will report to Wendy Likes, PhD,… Read More