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Susan R. Jacob Named Executive Associate Dean for Academic Affairs in the UTHSC College of Nursing

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Susan R. Jacob, PHD, RN, BSN, MSN, has been named executive associate dean for academic affairs in the College of Nursing at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC). She previously served in an interim role in this position. Dr. Jacob has been a nursing educator for over 30 years, serving as a tenured… Read More


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Hassan Aziz Receives Distinguished Author Award from the American Society of Clinical Laboratory Science

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Hassan Aziz, PhD, FACSs, MLS(ASCP)cm, associate dean for Academic, Faculty and Student Affairs and interim chair of the Department of Diagnostic and Health Sciences in the College of Health Professions at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, recently received the Distinguished Author Award, Education Section, from the American Society of Clinical Laboratory Science. The… Read More


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J. Patrick Ryan Named Senior Assistant Dean for Basic Science Curriculum for the College of Medicine at UTHSC

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J. Patrick Ryan, PhD, has been named senior assistant dean for Basic Science Curriculum in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC). Dr. Ryan, who has been with UTHSC since 1988, previously served as assistant dean for Basic Science Curriculum. He also is a professor in the Department of… Read More


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Catherine Womack, MD, Named Associate Dean of Student Affairs and Admissions for the UTHSC College of Medicine

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UTHSC College of Medicine Executive Dean Scott Strome, MD, has named Catherine Womack, MD, associate dean of Student Affairs and Admissions for the College of Medicine. “The college is fortunate to have someone like Dr. Womack serve as associate dean of Student Affairs and Admissions,” Dr. Strome said. “Dr. Womack is truly dedicated to helping students… Read More


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UTHSC College of Dentistry Increasing Availability of Dental Care by Expanding Continuing Education Opportunities

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The College of Dentistry at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is preparing to increase the number of registered dental hygienists and dental assistants it certifies to perform some restorative or prosthetic functions, including placement of fillings, temporaries for crowns, and making impressions for various fixed and removable dental procedures. The goal is to… Read More


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Christopher Finch Named Chair of Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Translational Science at UTHSC

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Marie Chisholm-Burns, PharmD, MPH, MBA, FCCP, FASHP, dean and professor in the College of Pharmacy at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has named Christopher Finch, PharmD, as chair of the Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Translational Science for the college. Dr. Finch will begin his new role on July 8. He will… Read More


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OT Chair Anne Zachry Completes Global Clinical Scholars Research Training Program at Harvard Medical School

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Early in her career as an occupational therapist, Anne Zachry, PhD, OTR/L, was involved in treating a 3-year-old patient who sustained a traumatic brain injury that resulted in the child having upper extremity weakness and persistent tremors, making even the most basic daily tasks difficult. Dr. Zachry, now chair of the Occupational Therapy Department in… Read More


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Elizabeth Hall Named Director of Assessment for the UTHSC College of Pharmacy

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Elizabeth Hall, PharmD, BCPS, BCPPS, has been named director of assessment for the College of Pharmacy by Dawn Havrda, PharmD, interim chair of the Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Translational Science and associate dean for academic affairs. Starting July 1, Dr. Hall will be responsible for leading and managing the college’s assessment activities and manage… Read More