Category: Education


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UT Announces Program to Help Students ‘Achieve the Dream’

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University of Tennessee Interim President Randy Boyd has announced the creation of “UT Promise,” a financial aid program that will provide free tuition to qualifying Tennessee residents enrolling at University of Tennessee campuses located in Knoxville, Chattanooga, and Martin. The announcement was made at the annual State of UT Address held at the Nashville Public… Read More


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Two from UTHSC Honored with UT President’s Awards

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Two distinguished representatives of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center were among the winners of the 2019 UT President’s Awards announced today by UT Interim President Randy Boyd. Karen C. Johnson, MD, MPH, UTHSC College of Medicine Endowed Professor in Women’s Health, and Kathy Gibbs, MEd, MS, NCC, BCC, assistant vice chancellor for the… Read More


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College of Medicine Students Raise Funds to Help Cover Costs of Cancer Treatments for Incoming Classmate

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Students in the UTHSC College of Medicine Class of 2021 and 2022 recently wrapped up a T-shirt fundraiser to benefit an incoming classmate diagnosed with cancer. Josiah Brandt was set to begin medical school in the fall of 2018. Months before starting at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine, he traveled the… Read More


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College of Dentistry American Student Dental Association Chapter Receives Multiple Awards at National Conference

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The American Student Dental Association (ASDA) chapter in the College of Dentistry at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center recently took home four honors, the most awarded to a student chapter, at the national ASDA Annual Session Gold Crown Awards. The four awards followed three other honors presented to the UTHSC ASDA chapter at… Read More


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Former Public Health Tech Finds World of Options in Dentistry

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After she graduated from high school, Marie Alston went on to serve her country as a public health technician in the United States Air Force. She educated the community on communicable diseases and food safety. “I enjoyed working in the health care profession when I was in the Air Force,” Alston said. “Interacting and sharing… Read More


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Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital to Expand Heart Institute

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Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital will expand its Heart Institute with a two-story, $37.6 million addition. This expansion will add 19 additional beds to the Heart Institute to create a 31-bed dedicated Cardiovascular Unit. The hospital will expand west to the corner of Poplar Avenue and Dunlap Street. “We are proud of the Heart Institute’s growth.… Read More


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The Importance of Sharing Our Experiences With Others

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Note: This month, the Office of Equity and Diversity will be talking with UTHSC leaders in recognition of Black History Month. Rosalind Jackson Donald Administrative Specialist II Office of Faculty Affairs College of Medicine OED: What does Black History Month mean to you? Why is it important? Jackson-Donald: Black History Month celebrates my history, it’s my every… Read More


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Andrew Wilner Writes New Book

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Andrew Wilner, MD, FACP, FAAN, has published a book that helps physicians to achieve the proper work/life balance. “The Locum Life: A Physician’s Guide to Locum Tenens” is an in-depth discussion about working locum tenens or being employed as a temporary physician. The number of U.S. physicians working in this capacity has doubled, from 25,000… Read More