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UTHSC Hosts National Certification Course to Strengthen Services Impacting Retention and Success of Students

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center is one of two academic institutions in the country to host the National Behavioral Intervention Team Association (NaBITA) Case Management & Intervention Certification Course. The course brought Behavioral Intervention Team (BIT) experts, as well as more than 40 care teams and managers, from campuses across the country to… Read More


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UTHSC College of Nursing Successfully Salutes Nursing with 2018 NightinGala

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More than 200 people attended the second-annual NightinGala celebration of nursing hosted by the College of Nursing at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center on Friday, May 4. Rear Admiral Sylvia Trent-Adams, PhD, RN, FAAN, U.S. Deputy Surgeon General, was the featured speaker at the gala held at The Great Hall and Conference Center… Read More


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College of Nursing at UTHSC Signs Partnership Agreement with LeMoyne-Owen College and Rhodes College

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The College of Nursing at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center has embarked on a unique partnership that will help address the shortage of nursing graduates in the Mid-South. The UTHSC College of Nursing Partnership Enrollment Programs (PEPs) will allow enrolled students at LeMoyne-Owen College and Rhodes College who meet PEP requirements the opportunity… Read More


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Fazili Wins First Prize in Alpha Omega Alpha Nationwide Poetry Contest

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First-year medical student Irtiqa Fazili won first prize in Alpha Omega Alpha’s (AOA) nationwide Pharos poetry award contest for her poem, “Dissection Manual,” a tribute to her medical cadaver. Alpha Omega Alpha, a national medical honor society, will publish her work in the summer edition of their literary journal, The Pharos. Across the country, 142… Read More


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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center to Graduate 796 Health Care Professionals During Spring Commencement Ceremonies

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The six colleges at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center will graduate a total of 796 health care professionals during the Spring 2018 commencement ceremonies taking place May 3 through May 25. UTHSC continues to see an upward trajectory in the number of graduates each year. Preliminary numbers for the Spring 2018 graduating class… Read More


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Master of Occupational Therapy Student Called to Serve

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Ellen Bermudez, a second-year Master of Occupational Therapy student, always knew she wanted to work with people. Fresh out of college with a degree in religion, her desire to serve and travel led her to AmeriCorps Volunteers in Service to America (VISTA) in Nashville, and eventually to Nicaragua. “Through connections, I ended up in Nicaragua,”… Read More


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SGAEC Reflects on Faculty, Student and Staff Leadership During Awards Banquet

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The Student Government Association Executive Council (SGAEC) showed their appreciation to faculty and staff and welcomed 146 student inductees into the prestigious Imhotep Society during their annual awards banquet held on April 18 at the Student-Alumni Center. The inductees for the Imhotep Society were comprised of members from all six of UTHSC’s colleges. SGAEC President… Read More


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UTHSC College of Nursing Doctor of Nursing Practice Program Ranked No. 23 in the Country by U.S. News & World Report

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The College of Nursing at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center was recently ranked 23rd in the country for its Doctor of Nursing Practice program (DNP) in the 2019 Best Graduate Schools listing by U.S. News & World Report. The Doctor of Nursing Practice program received the recognition among 552 nursing schools with master’s… Read More