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UTHSC College of Medicine Produces Video for Health Care Workers on Procedure for Collecting Nasal Samples for COVID-19 Testing

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Medicine has produced a training video detailing the proper protocol for collecting nasopharyngeal samples to test for coronavirus infection. The video is intended for distribution to hospitals, clinical care providers, and testing sites as a guide to ensure proper procedure is used at the various sites… Read More


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Appling Recalls Nursing Career as Lifetime of Opportunity

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Nancy Appling, MSN, CNOR, CRNFA, ACNP-BC, was sure she wanted to study literature or journalism until she attended her cousin’s graduation from nursing school. “The ceremony moved me. It spoke to me, and I realized that I wanted to do something noble with my life, something that was more than just about me,” she said.… Read More


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Ronald Cowan, MD, PhD, Named Chair of the Department of Psychiatry at UTHSC

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Scott Strome, MD, executive dean of the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has named Ronald Cowan, MD, PhD, Harrison Distinguished Professor and Chair of the Department of Psychiatry. He will begin his new role at UTHSC in July. Dr. Cowan has served as a professor in the Department… Read More


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UTHSC College of Pharmacy Provides Knoxville Campus Option for P1 Spring

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Beginning in the spring of 2021, students at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Pharmacy who are placed at the Knoxville campus for their second through fourth year of pharmacy school will be able to go to Knoxville a semester earlier. Currently, students spend the first full year (P1) of pharmacy school… Read More


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College of Medicine Names New Assistant Deans of Student Affairs

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Catherine Womack, MD, associate dean of Student Affairs and Admissions for the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine, has named Sara Cross, MD, Deirdre James, MD, and Andrew Olinger, MD, as the new assistant deans of Student Affairs. “I am so fortunate to have three gifted clinicians who want to dedicate part… Read More


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UTHSC to Host Coronavirus Online Symposium

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As part of the university’s ongoing efforts to share vital coronavirus information and resources for our communities, UTHSC is hosting a free Coronavirus Online Symposium on April 6 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. “It is important during this global pandemic that the University of Tennessee Health Science Center provides up to date and important… Read More


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Hamilton Eye Institute To Host Vision 2020 Symposium October 9-10

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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 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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UTHSC Site of Third Mural in UT System’s Statewide Awareness Campaign

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Soon, everyone who passes the University of Tennessee Health Science Center at the intersection of Madison Avenue and Dunlap Street will see UTHSC’s pride in being part of the UT System displayed in 35-foot bright orange and white letters. UTHSC will be the site of the third mural in the UT System’s “Everywhere You Look,… Read More