Category: Education


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Michael Carter Shaped Nursing at UTHSC and Beyond

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For more than three decades, Michael Carter has helped shape nursing education at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. In doing so, he has also been a major influence on the profession in Memphis, across Tennessee, nationally, and globally. Formerly dean of the UTHSC College of Nursing and now University Distinguished Professor of Nursing,… Read More


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Leilani Collins Retiring from UTHSC

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“Never stop learning.” This is the final message that accomplished medical technologist and educator Leilani “Lani” Collins would like to share with her students as she transitions into retirement. Collins, who has served in her profession for more than four decades, is an associate professor in the Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences in the College… Read More


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Student National Medical Association to Host Dream Big Conference January 13

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More than 40 middle and high school students are expected to attend a conference Saturday, January 13, sponsored by the Student National Medical Association (SNMA) at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) and designed to mentor them by sharpening their social, cultural, and professional skills. The third annual Dream Big conference will be… Read More


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College of Nursing Receives Prestigious Grant for Second Year To Train Future Nurse Educators

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For the second year, the College of Nursing at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center has been selected to receive the Future of Nursing Scholars Grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF). UTHSC is among only 31 schools selected to receive the grant. The grant will allow the selected schools to provide a… Read More


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Expanded Regional Tuition Program Opens College of Pharmacy to More Students

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  Rebecca Wahrmund of Morrilton, Arkansas, had reluctantly decided that the College of Pharmacy at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center was out of her reach financially. Though UTHSC was her first choice, she was all set to attend another institution to get her pharmacy degree. However, a new financial incentive introduced last spring… Read More


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140 New Health Care Professionals Graduating at UTHSC Winter Commencement

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The health care workforce will welcome approximately 140 new professionals as the University of Tennessee Health Science Center conducts its Winter Commencement on Thursday, December 14. The graduates include seven from the College of Dentistry, 10 from the College of Graduate Health Sciences, 23 from the College of Health Professions, 30 from the College of… Read More


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Kumar and Wu Win RHAT Poster Contest; Emphasize Importance of Interprofessional Education

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Sajeesh Kumar, PhD, and Lin Wu, MLIS, AHIP, of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) won the faculty division award at the 2017 Rural Health Association of Tennessee (RHAT) Annual Poster Contest. The contest was a part of RHAT’s 23rd annual Rural Health Conference, which was held in November in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee.… Read More


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Womack Receives Laureate Award From The American College of Physicians

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Catherine Womack, MD, FACP, assistant dean of Student Affairs, interim chair of the Department of Preventive Medicine and co-chief of the Division of Internal Medicine in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennnessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), received the Laureate Award, from the Tennessee Chapter of the American College of Physicians (ACP). She… Read More