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Record-Breaking Year for UTHSC, Chancellor Schwab Reports

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UTHSC Chancellor Steve J. Schwab, MD, summed up the 2018-2019 academic year as a “record-breaking year” for the university. In his 10th-annual State of the University Address on Friday, the chancellor said the university has achieved “national-level” performance in both the education and clinical arenas, citing annual performance metrics with record graduates and revenue. He… Read More


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UTHSC’s College of Nursing DNP Program Produces Largest Number of Nurse Practitioners in Tennessee

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Kristin Fitchpatric remembers exactly when she decided to become a nurse. She was 21, and her mother was in the intensive care unit of a local hospital. The prognosis wasn’t good. “The interactions with the nurses in the hospital went far beyond patient care. They prayed with me, hugged me and loved on me,” she… Read More


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Kito Lord Named to National List of Rising Stars in Healthcare Under 40

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In 2017, Kito Lord, MD, MBA, moved to Memphis from Philadelphia to lead the Department of Emergency Medicine at Regional One Health and to help expand the UTHSC Emergency Medicine Residency program into the hospital, which is one of the busiest trauma centers in the country. Recently, Dr. Lord was named to the 2019 list… Read More


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College of Graduate Health Sciences Hosts Visitors to Strengthen Student Exchange Collaboration with China

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  The College of Graduate Health Sciences at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center Wednesday hosted education leaders from the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in the United States to discuss educational relationships the college is developing with universities in China. Minister Counselor of Education Yang Xinyu and Zou Ying, Second Secretary,… Read More


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Healthy Living Program Enforces Positive Change

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Debbie Long learned about the Healthy Living Program while participating in another campus recreation activity. “I participate in one of the walking group on campus,” said Long, a training specialist in the Department of Human Resources at UTHSC. “Suzanne Apperson is the walking leader in my group, so she and another walker who previously went… Read More


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Pradeep Lukka Receives Wayne A. Colburn Memorial Award

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Pradeep Lukka, PhD, postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences in the College of Pharmacy at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, recently received the Wayne A. Colburn Memorial Award from the American College of Clinical Pharmacology (ACCP). Presented during the organization’s Annual Meeting in Chicago, Illinois, the award is the highest trainee… Read More


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UTHSC College of Nursing Changing Lives

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In the new issue of the UTHSC Nursing Magazine you’ll discover the many ways the college is improving patient outcomes and shaping the future of the profession; meet new leadership in the college; learn program highlights including pass rates, enrollment numbers, and scholarships available to students; and recaps from exciting events including the NightinGala, Golden… Read More


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UTHSC Nursing Professor Presents Internationally on Nursing Standards in Global Childhood Cancer Care

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When childhood cancer experts from around the world meet in Lyon, France, this week at the 51st Congress of the Society of Pediatric Oncology (SIOP), they will take on the big issues in addressing treatment of this disease in children. Keynote addresses will run the gamut from World Health Organization cancer policies to the genomics… Read More