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College of Nursing Establishes new Department of Community and Population Health

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Professor Sarah Jane Rhoads, PhD, DNP, WHNP-BC, RNC-OB, APRN, FAAN, has been selected to lead a new department in the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Nursing. Dr. Rhoads will serve as chair of the Department of Community and Population Health. The development of a third department in the college is a response… Read More


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College of Pharmacy has Accomplished Much Under Dean Marie Chisholm-Burns

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Marie Chisholm-Burns

Over the past decade, the College of Pharmacy at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center has increased its research awards significantly, revised its curriculum, launched new degree programs, expanded its statewide footprint, and ranked as a Top 20 school of pharmacy. All these accomplishments have come under the leadership of College of Pharmacy Dean… Read More


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UTHSC Advisory Board votes to hold line on tuition  

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  No tuition increases are expected for the coming year at any of the six colleges at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, including for non-residents.    The UTHSC Advisory Board voted unanimously in favor of the recommendation from Chancellor Steve Schwab, MD, in a Zoom meeting on Wednesday, January 12.   “This is all assuming what we anticipate the governor will do as far as funding… Read More


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UTHSC Advisory Board to Meet Via Zoom January 12

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Advisory Board will hold its first meeting of 2022 on Wednesday, January 12, at 1 p.m. CST, via Zoom. On the agenda: The FY 2023 Tuition Proposal Interested individuals are encouraged to watch the meeting online. Information to access the meeting is available at https://www.uthsc.edu/advisory-board/index.php. Each UT campus across… Read More


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Impact Award Winners Make UTHSC a Better Place

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Jean Perdicaris

The Office of Inclusion, Equity, and Diversity presented the UTHSC Impact Awards recently to recognize outstanding work being done by faculty, staff, students, and trainees at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Winners of the Lichterman Award, the Chancellor’s Exempt Staff Award, Student Social Justice and Diversity Leadership Awards, and the Diversity, Equity, and… Read More


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UTHSC, Southwest Partner to Help Qualified Students Earn Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing

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A new partnership between UTHSC and Southwest Tennessee Community College is designed to help qualified students earn nursing degrees.

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Nursing and Southwest Tennessee Community College have partnered to guarantee admission to UTHSC’s nursing program for Southwest students who meet requirements. The Partnership Enrollment Program is offered to graduates of Medical District High School (MDHS), which opened this year on the Union Avenue campus of Southwest.… Read More


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Like Mother, Like Daughter: UTHSC Nursing Legacy Continues in Houston County

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Mother and daughter share love for nursing instilled in them by the UTHSC College of Nursing.

Continuity of care is more than a philosophy at the Hilcrest Clinic in Erin, Tennessee. It is a way of life. For nearly 30 years, Robin Black, FNP, BC, PNP, BC, has worked as a nurse practitioner at the small, privately-owned clinic in rural Houston County. Her daughter Piper Black, BSN, hopes to follow in… Read More


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UTHSC Professor Emeritus of Pharmacy Earns Doctor of Nursing Practice Degree at 72

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Among the 149 recent winter graduates of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is a Professor Emeritus from the College of Pharmacy, who has earned her Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree at age 72. “I suppose I am one of those lifelong learners,” said Candace Brown, PharmD, DNP, who received a DNP degree… Read More