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UTHSC Boling Center for Developmental Disabilities Names Fellow For Diversity Fellowship Grant

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The UTHSC Boling Center for Developmental Disabilities has been awarded a National Training Initiative grant to support a one-year diversity fellowship through the U.S. Administration on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. The Boling Center is one of 67 University Centers for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD), a nationwide network of programs that conduct training, research, technical… Read More


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University of Tennessee Alumni Association Announces 2018 Award Recipients

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The University of Tennessee Alumni Association (UTAA) named its 2018 recipients for their Outstanding Teacher and Public Service Awards. The awardees were recognized earlier this month during the UTAA Board of Governors Dinner at the Knoxville Hilton Downtown. The University of Tennessee Alumni Association Outstanding Teacher Awards began in 1966. The Public Service Awards began… Read More


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Muneeza Khan Named Chair of UTHSC Department of Family Medicine

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Muneeza Khan, MD, has been named chair of the Department of Family Medicine in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. She previously served as interim chair. “Dr. Khan’s commitment to the Department of Family Medicine and its core education commitment is unwavering,” UTHSC Chancellor Steve Schwab, MD, said. “Her outstanding… Read More


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Davenport Goes to Capitol Hill to Fight for Financial Aid

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LeChelle Davenport, director of financial aid at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, recently visited Capitol Hill to lobby for lawmakers to keep several financial aid allowances intact during the reauthorization of the Higher Education Act (HEA). She and fellow National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA) member Sonya Stein, as a part… Read More


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UTHSC Spring Commencement Among Largest on Record

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center spring commencement was among the largest on record for the university. A total of 781 health professionals graduated from the Colleges of Dentistry, Health Professions, Graduate Health Sciences, Medicine, Nursing, and Pharmacy at the commencement exercises held this month. From 2013, the university saw a 20 percent increase… Read More


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Lyndsay Pittman Named Registrar at UTHSC

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Lyndsay Pittman has been named registrar at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Her duties include implementing academic policies established by the Office of Student Affairs, managing the student record database, and handling the distribution of all formal student academic records in the Department of Student Affairs and Enrollment Services. Pittman is an Oklahoma… Read More


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LeChelle Davenport Named Director of Financial Aid at UTHSC

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LeChelle Davenport has been named director of Financial Aid at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Davenport will provide leadership, direct and evaluate the activities of the office and staff, and engage in the procurement of aid funds from federal, state, and private sources. She will plan, implement and execute the strategic vision of… Read More


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UTHSC Research Student Daniel Bastardo Ready to Change the World

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College of Graduate Health Sciences student Daniel Bastardo considers himself a citizen of the world. Born in Venezuela, the 27-year-old is primed to explore what the world has to offer. But for now, he’s happy to live in Memphis and be working toward his PhD in biomedical sciences at the University of Tennessee Health Science… Read More