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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

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center To Graduate 135 Health Care Professionals During Winter Commencement

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) will graduate 135 new health care professionals at its winter commencement. It will take place on Friday, December 16, 2016, at 1:30 p.m. at the Cook Convention Center Grand Ballroom, 255 N. Main Street. “The faculty and staff of UTHSC celebrate the… Read More

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Student Leaders Meet with Campus Administration for Collaborative Q & A Session

The Student Government Association Executive Council, which serves as the official liaison between the student body at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) and the administration, had the opportunity recently to meet with Chancellor Steve J. Schwab and Executive Vice Chancellor and Chief Operations Officer Dr. Ken Brown.… Read More

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Student Spotlight: Stephen Atkinson Discovers Love of Nursing After Basketball Hiatus


In his first year of school at Marshall County High in Benton, Kentucky, second-year nursing student Stephen Atkinson was involved in an ATV accident, which sparked his interest in the nursing profession. He was a prominent basketball player at and had just received a college scholarship. “I broke my knee… Read More

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Class of 1966 Reunites at UTHSC for Golden Graduate Homecoming

A total of 93 alumni from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center class of 1966 had the opportunity to reunite and celebrate their 50-year reunion during Golden Graduate Homecoming, which took place recently with events planned on campus and in downtown Memphis. The 93 alumni represented five of the… Read More

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Diane T. Pace Receives Certified Menopause Practitioner of the Year Award from the North American Menopause Society

The North American Menopause Society (NAMS) recently recognized Diane T. Pace, PhD, APRN, FNP-BC, NCMP, FAANP, associate professor and director of special programs in the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Nursing, with the NAMS Certified Menopause Practitioner of the Year Award during the recent NAMS 27th Annual… Read More