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Information Technology Services to Host Cybersecurity Training Events

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As we do more things online and on electronic devices, our risk of becoming a cyber attack victim increases. If you’ve seen the news lately, 2017 has been full of cybersecurity crime and breaches affecting small businesses and large corporations alike. The total costs per breach for organizations are the highest in the health care… Read More


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UTHSC’s Detlef Heck Participates in Unique Program Merging Science and Spirituality

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Detlef Heck, PhD, an associate professor at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, recently got the opportunity to participate in a unique mix of science and spirituality in a classroom more than 8,000 miles away from his home campus. As a faculty member of the Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology at UTHSC, he is… Read More


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College of Pharmacy Establishes Faculty and Staff Endowed Scholarship

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This fall, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Pharmacy became the first among the six colleges on campus to establish and award a faculty and staff endowed scholarship. Eighty-six percent of faculty and staff in the college contributed to the scholarship as of August 31. The college has raised more than $29,000,… Read More


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UTHSC Students Promote Tobacco-Free Lifestyles Through TAR WARS Elementary Education Program

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  On October 4th, over 100 medical, occupational therapy and pharmacy students from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) took time out of their schedules to teach TAR WARS, a school-based, tobacco-free education program, to a total of 800 students at 10 local Memphis elementary schools. The students educated mostly fourth and fifth… Read More


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Chancellor Says Growth in Enrollment, Clinical Revenue Make 2016-2017 a Win

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s academic and clinical performance over the last year has been at “a national caliber level,” Chancellor Steve Schwab, MD, said during his annual State of the University Address. Revenues were the highest ever for the university, and student recruitment and performance continued an upward trajectory. “I think we’ve… Read More


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Stephen E. Alway Named Dean of the College of Health Professions at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center

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Chancellor Steve Schwab, MD, of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center has named Stephen E. Alway, PhD, dean of the College of Health Professions. He will begin his new appointment on December 15, 2017. Dr. Alway previously served as chair of the Division of Exercise Physiology, executive chairperson of the Department of Human Performance… Read More


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College of Dentistry at UTHSC Reaccredited by American Dental Association

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  Dentistry Dean Timothy L. Hottel Moves to New Role a Director of Statewide Oral Health Initiatives for UTHSC The College of Dentistry at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center has received full reaccreditation from the Commission on Dental Accreditation of the American Dental Association, the nation’s largest dental association. The major programs in Dentistry… Read More


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Wilkinson Awarded Top Honors At American Association of Nurse Anesthetists Conference

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Third-year Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) student Sara Wilkinson took home top honors at the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) annual conference in Seattle. Wilkinson was the winner in three categories: the Student of Excellence Award, the Dean and Fred Hayden Memorial National Scholarship, and the AANA poster competition. The AANA has a membership… Read More