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UTHSC’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing Best in State On Two National Rankings

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UTHSC College of Nursing's BSN program ranked as best in the state on two national lists.

  The Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Nursing is ranked as the best program in the state on two important new lists that measure quality. The college has the highest-ranked BSN program in Tennessee on U.S. News & World Report’s list of undergraduate… Read More


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UTHSC Campus Police Promotes Officers, Welcomes New Staff

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The Campus Police Department at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center recognized seven police officers and two new staff members during a swearing in ceremony Tuesday held in the Student-Alumni Center. “I am honored and excited each time I am able to have a young man or woman to raise their right hand and… Read More


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UTHSC Faculty, Staff Among Memphis Business Journal’s 2021 Health Care Heroes

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Faculty and staff members of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center are among the Memphis Business Journal’s 2021 Health Care Heroes. UTHSC College of Nursing Dean Wendy Likes, PhD, DNSc, APRN-Bc, FAANP, was recognized in the Administrative Excellence Category. Michael Whitt, PhD, associate dean of the Office of Medical Education in the UTHSC College of Medicine,… Read More


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Fifth-Annual RKSTC Art Show and Auction a Record Breaker

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The Rachel Kay Stevens Therapy Center held its fifth-annual Art Show and Auction over the weekend, raising a record-breaking $4,800. The event, which auctioned artwork created by children in the community who receive OT services, as well as pieces by professional artists, raises funds for the Rachel Kay Stevens Therapy Center (RKSTC), the only student-run,… Read More


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UTHSC PA Program Gets Spotlight as UT System President Randy Boyd Visits Memphis

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UT System President Randy Boyd meets with UTHSC PA Students.

When UT System President Randy Boyd made a stop at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center Wednesday on his “Everywhere you look, UT” tour, he had the opportunity to meet with faculty and students from UTHSC’s Physician Assistant Program. “If you want to be a leader who can serve their team, you have to… Read More


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Teaching and Learning Center Celebrates First Cohort of Teaching Excellence Institute

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The Teaching and Learning Center (TLC) held an awards ceremony August 27 via Zoom for the first cohort to complete courses from its Teaching Excellence Institute. The Teaching and Learning Institute is a series of year-long programs for instructors interested in focusing on a specific topic related to teaching and learning. Participants meet monthly beginning… Read More


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UTHSC Physician Assistant Program Focuses on Serving Tennessee

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PA student train in CHIPS. The program had a record number of applicants this year.

U.S. News & World Report ranked the profession of physician assistant as the Number 1 Best Job, Number 1 Best STEM Job, and Number 1 Best Health Care Job in 2021. Kristopher Maday, MS, PA-C, program director and associate professor in the Physician Assistant (PA) Program at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, already felt… Read More


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UTHSC’s Dagogo-Jack Writes First Comprehensive Textbook on Prediabetes

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Dr. Samuel Dagogo-Jack

Samuel Dagogo-Jack, MD, DSc, chief of the Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Diabetes at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, literally wrote the book on prediabetes. After more than 25 years of research into prediabetes and its progressive disease state, diabetes, Dr. Dagogo-Jack has written the first comprehensive textbook on prediabetes. Titled “Prediabetes: A… Read More