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Two College of Dentistry Students at UTHSC Receive Hinman Scholarships

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John Kim and Brian Poore, students from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Dentistry, received a $4,000 scholarship from the Hinman Dental Society at the recent 106th annual Thomas P. Hinman Dental Meeting held in Atlanta. Kim, a third-year dentistry student, is an alumnus of Middle Tennessee State University. As a dental… Read More


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CHIPS Simulation Operations Lead Receives Certification from Society for Simulation in Healthcare

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Jarrod Young, BSBME, simulation operations lead at the Center for Healthcare Improvement and Patient Simulation (CHIPS) at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, has received certification as a Certified Healthcare Simulation Operations Specialist (CHSOS) by the Society for Simulation in Healthcare. He is the only one in Tennessee to hold the certification, according to… Read More


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Military Induction Service Highlights College of Dentistry 2018 Spring Commencement

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When the College of Dentistry at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center graduated its 2018 class of 113 new dentists and dental hygienists on Thursday, one of its most distinguished alums returned for a special ceremony to recognize those joining the military services. Colonel Tom Goksel, commander of the dental corps of the United… Read More


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Ken Brown Honored for Dedication in Making New Simulation Center at UTHSC a Reality

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When the University of Tennessee Health Science Center unveiled its new Center for Healthcare Improvement and Patient Simulation (CHIPS) today, it also honored the visionary behind the $39.7 million, 45,000-square-foot building. The lobby of the state-of-the-art facility, the only of its kind is Tennessee, was dedicated to Ken Brown, JD, MPA, PhD, FACHE, executive vice… Read More


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UTHSC Celebrates Grand Opening of $39.7 Million Center for Healthcare Improvement and Patient Simulation

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More than 100 health care professionals, administrators, and supporters joined the University of Tennessee Health Science Center today for the grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony of the Center for Healthcare Improvement and Patient Simulation (CHIPS). Among the guests were State Representative Antonio Parkinson; Michael Ugwueke, DHA, FACHE, president and chief executive officer of Methodist Le… Read More


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College of Nursing at UTHSC Honors Three with Alumni Awards

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Three graduates of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Nursing have been honored with Alumni Awards by the college and the Office of Alumni Affairs and Development at the recent Alumni Awards Dinner. 2018 Recent Alumna Award Winner: Katherine Darling, DNP, College of Nursing ’10 Dr. Darling received her DNP from the… Read More


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Diversity Certificate Program Graduates 26 UTHSC Professionals From Its Spring 2018 Cohort

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Rosalind Jackson Donald, administrative specialist for the Office of Faculty Affairs in the College of Medicine, spoke highly of the Office of Equity and Diversity’s Diversity Certificate Program. “Every administrator, student, and staff member at UTHSC will reap the benefits from the Diversity Certificate Program,” she said. “UTHSC is setting the bar high, exceeding the… Read More


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UTHSC Occupational Therapy Professor Writes Second Book on Back-to-Basics Parenting

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In 2013, when Anne Zachry, PhD, OTR/L, wrote her first book about back-to-basics parenting of babies, she queried many publishers before the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) accepted it for publication. That book, “Retro Baby,” was so popular that the AAP asked Dr. Zachry, a professor and chair of the Department of Occupational Therapy at… Read More