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UTHSC Advisory Board Approves FY22 Budget Proposal

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Advisory Board Wednesday unanimously approved the university’s proposed operating budget of $633.8 million for FY 2022. While the budget holds tuition steady, it proposes raising the minimum wage at the university to $16 an hour and includes $5.2 million in infrastructure support. It will go to the UT… Read More


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Wall Appointed A University Distinguished Professor at UTHSC

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Jonathan Wall, PhD, a professor at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Graduate School of Medicine (GSM) in Knoxville, has been appointed as a University Distinguished Professor. The title is reserved for those who have contributed in a superlative way to UTHSC and brought distinction and respect to the university. Dr. Wall’s appointment comes… Read More


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Michael Alston Named Associate Vice Chancellor For Inclusion, Equity, and Diversity at UTHSC

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Michael Alston, EdD, CCDP/AP, assistant vice chancellor for Equity and Diversity, Title IX coordinator, and chief diversity officer at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, has been named to the new position of associate vice chancellor for Inclusion, Equity, and Diversity at UTHSC. The appointment is effective June 30. Additionally, the Office of Equity… Read More


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Internal Search for Vice Chancellor for Academic, Faculty, and Student Affairs Underway

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) is conducting an internal, systemwide search for its next vice chancellor for Academic, Faculty, and Student Affairs and chief academic officer. Directly reporting to Chancellor Steve Schwab, MD, and a member of the university’s senior administrative team, the vice chancellor for Academic, Faculty, and Student Affairs works… Read More


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TLC’s Medallion Program Provides Unique, Tailored Learning Experience for UTHSC Educators

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As a new instructor in the Dental Hygiene program in the College of Dentistry at the University of Tennessee Health Science, Kiesha Werlitz, RDH, MS, found participating in and completing her first medallion in the Teaching and Learning Center’s Medallion Program beneficial. “Being new to teaching, there were so many takeaways,” she said. “The assignments… Read More


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UTHSC Advisory Board to Hold Virtual Meeting May 12

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Advisory Board will meet virtually at 1 p.m. CDT May 12. Board members will be participating electronically or by telephone. Interested individuals are encouraged to watch the meeting online. Information to access the meeting will be available at https://www.uthsc.edu/advisory-board/index.php. Items on the Advisory Board agenda include: Chancellor’s Report on… Read More


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UTHSC Students Grateful for In-Person Commencement Ceremonies May 7-19

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Fourth-year dental student Tony Huynh is excited about the return of in-person commencement activities. “It has been a long really long time,” he said. “I am glad that we are able to manage the situation and move toward resuming our normal lives.” Huynh will be among the 792 new health care professionals participating in UTHSC’s… Read More


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UTHSC Hosting Events for Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week May 2-8

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center is recognizing National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week May 2-8 with a series of virtual and in-person events that are free to the community. This year’s theme is “Flip the Script.” The Center for Health in Justice Involved Youth and the Office of Community Health Engagement in the… Read More