Category: Education


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Maday Named 2020 Tennessee Academy of Physician Assistants Educator of the Year

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It was just a typical class for Kristopher Maday, MS, PA-C, program director and associate professor in the UTHSC Physician Assistant (PA) Program. He had stepped out of the room briefly to set up a simulation exercise, and when he returned to class, his students had a surprise for him. They had nominated him for the… Read More


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UTHSC Dentistry Student Selected As New SGAEC President

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Third-year UTHSC College of Dentistry student Sonali Demla thinks training during the pandemic will make her a better dentist in the future. “As third-year dentistry students, we have been given the green light to begin seeing our own patients, and getting to experience that has been amazing,” Demla said. “There have been lots of changes in the… Read More


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UTHSC’s Stephanie Lancaster Receives Excellence in Education Award by TNOTA

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The Tennessee Occupational Therapy Association has recognized Stephanie Lancaster, EdD, OTR/L, ATP, CAPS, program director for the UTHSC Department of Occupational Therapy, with a 2020 Excellence in Education Award. Dr. Lancaster is one of two educators in Tennessee recognized with the distinction, which is based on student nominations. “It’s such an honor to have received this… Read More


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Hamilton Eye Institute Symposium to Feature Nationally Acclaimed Ophthalmic, Drug Development, and Research Experts

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Hamilton Eye Institute (HEI) will host a continuing medical education symposium called Vision 2020 at HEI on Friday, October 9, and Saturday, October 10. The symposium is the first major event under the leadership of Penny Asbell, MD, FACS, MBA, FARVO, chair of the Department of Ophthalmology and director of… Read More


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Fourteen UTHSC Faculty Members Named 2020 Health Care Heroes by Memphis Business Journal

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Fourteen faculty members from the University of Tennessee Heath Science Center are being honored as Health Care Heroes this year by the Memphis Business Journal (MBJ) for their leadership in health care and in the battle against COVID-19. “It is a tremendous joy to see our incredible UTHSC faculty recognized publicly for the work they do to help our community,”… Read More


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Dean Chisholm-Burns Appointed UTHSC Distinguished Professor

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Marie Chisholm-Burns, PharmD, MPH, MBA, FCCP, FASHP, FAST, dean of the College of Pharmacy and professor in the Department of Surgery in the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Medicine, has been appointed a UTHSC Distinguished Professor. The title represents recognition of extraordinary contributions to UTHSC, which have resulted in distinction and respect… Read More


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Li Appointed UTHSC Distinguished Professor

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Wei Li, PhD, professor in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences in the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Pharmacy, has been appointed a UTHSC 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. The appointment comes from… Read More


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Medicine Magazine: Leading the Way

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The latest issue of Medicine Magazine highlights the university’s response to the coronavirus pandemic. In this issue you’ll discover research teams who are actively developing new testing platforms and vaccines approaches for COVID-19. You’ll also have the opportunity to read about and learn about the many ways faculty, staff, and students are leading the way… Read More