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Zachry’s Occupational Therapy Blog Ranked 26th By Feedspot

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Anne Zachry, PhD, OTR/L, chair and assistant professor in the Department of Occupational Therapy in the College of Health Professions at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has been recognized by Feedspot as having one of the top 75 occupational therapy (OT) blogs on the web. Her blog was ranked 26th by Feedspot. Dr.… Read More


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College of Medicine in Chattanooga Names Two New Vice Chairs

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R. Bruce Shack, MD, professor and dean of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine in Chattanooga, has named new vice chairs for two departments in the college. Mark Brzezienski, MD, FACS, has been appointed vice chair of the Department of Plastic Surgery. Benjamin Dart, MD, FACS, has been appointed vice chair… Read More


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UTHSC To Become Smoke-Free Campus

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center is ringing in the new year by joining the more than 1,757 campuses across the country in becoming a smoke-free campus. Effective January 1, 2018, use of, advertising, sale, or free sampling of smoking products on university property, facilities, grounds, and controlled venues will be prohibited, effective 24… Read More


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UTHSC Makes ‘Top Workplaces’ List for Fourth Year

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center has been named one of the 2017 Top Workplaces in the Greater Memphis area by The Commercial Appeal. It is the fourth consecutive year the university has achieved the designation. The recognition is based solely on employee surveys conducted for the newspaper by Energage, a leading research firm on organizational… Read More


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Covington Named Interim Dean of the College of Dentistry at UTHSC

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J. Stansill Covington III, DDS, MS, FRSM (London), has been named interim dean of the College of Dentistry at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Dr. Covington, who previously has been associate dean for Admissions and Student Affairs, is the first alumnus of the college to serve as dean. A respected administrator and educator,… Read More


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Dean Marie Chisholm-Burns: Our Past Does Not Define Our Future

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Editor’s note: This column by College of Pharmacy Dean Marie Chisholm-Burns first appeared in The Commercial  Appeal We are not defined by the circumstances of our birth. Values, determination and perseverance can overcome the bleakest of odds. These are the hard-won lessons I learned from my parents, Wylean and Arnold Chisholm. Both were raised in poor… Read More


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Dinner With Tamika Catchings Brings in $83,000 for UTHSC Audiology and Speech Pathology Scholarships

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A scholarship benefit dinner featuring former Lady Vol and WNBA standout Tamika Catchings brought in a total of $83,000 for the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s (UTHSC) Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology. The event, which was attended by more than 300 people, took place at The Foundry on the World’s Fair Site in… Read More


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UTHSC Working to Increase Ranks of Males in Nursing

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Robert Kirby, a second-year student in UTHSC’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing program, comes from a family of nurses. “The love and respect that I witnessed them have for their patients, played a huge part in my decision,” he said, describing why he chose nursing. As the College of Nursing continues to grow, one of… Read More