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UTHSC Study Finds COVID-19 Hindering Academic Productivity of U.S. Faculty with Very Young Children

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The academic productivity of higher education faculty In the United States in the science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and medicine (STEMM) fields with very young children suffered as a result of the stay-at-home orders during the early months of the coronavirus pandemic, according to a new study by researchers at the University of Tennessee Health Science… Read More


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UTHSC Office of Communications and Marketing Receives Top Honors in International and Statewide Competitions

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The Office of Communications and Marketing at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center has received top honors in creative competitions for marketing and communications professionals from two international organizations and one statewide organization. The office received a Platinum award, the highest honor, from the international MarCom Awards for its messaging and media relations efforts to… Read More


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UTHSC College of Pharmacy Endowment Funds Allow Every Student in College to Receive a Scholarship

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The UTHSC College of Pharmacy’s Feurt Committee, which oversees the college’s largest endowment, has made it possible for the college to allow 100% of the student body to have a scholarship for the 2021 spring semester. The Feurt Committee funds are typically used for an annual symposium, international program, and some selected student scholarships. Because… Read More


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UTHSC Advisory Board Holds Final Meeting for 2020

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In its last meeting of the year, the UTHSC Advisory Board welcomed a new student member, approved a second term for its chairman, and discussed ways it can assist the university in advancing its goals for diversity of its students, faculty, and staff. Philip Wenk, DDS, who has served as chairman of the board since… Read More


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HSC Hub Named As New Campus Store for UTHSC

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s campus store in the 930 Madison Plaza, first floor, has a new name and a new look. It is now called the HSC Hub. Formerly managed under the VolShop brand, headquartered at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, the new HSC Hub now operates as an independent retailer with… Read More


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UTHSC’s Ferrara Among 2020 CFO of the Year Honorees

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As the senior vice chancellor for Finance and chief financial officer for the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Anthony A. Ferrara, CPA, MAS, sees his job as “helping move the institution forward.” Ferrara has guided the financial reins of the state’s academic health science institution since 2005. It’s no easy task, however, he has… Read More


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SASSI Focused on Mental Health and Well-being of Students

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The Office of Student Academic Support Services and Inclusion (SASSI) hasn’t let social distancing keep it from connecting with students at UTHSC to help them manage stress during the pandemic. Their team has been focused on the mental health and well-being of students long before social distancing guidelines went into effect. The office has been… Read More


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College of Nursing Hosts 2020 William T. Cashdollar Distinguished Visiting Professorship

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The COVID-19 pandemic has created significant ethical conflicts for health care professionals, forcing them to move from a conventional, patient-focused standard of care to crisis care focused on the health of the overall population, according to a well-known medical ethicist. Dr. Douglas Diekema, MD, MPH, director of education at the Treuman Katz Center for Pediatric… Read More