Category: Education


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Dedmon Recruited to UTHSC College of Nursing to Establish Faculty Practice Program

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Diana Dedmon, DNP, FNP-BC, goes where she is needed. As a nurse practitioner, she has seen patients in settings ranging from health clinics to their own homes. Now she is bringing her commitment to health care access to her new role as assistant professor, director of Clinical Affairs, and Michael Carter Endowed Professor for the… Read More


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Dustin Fulton and Daniel Cox Selected As 2019 Campus Award Winners

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Two outstanding employees were recognized for their dedication and service to the University of Tennessee Health Science Center during the 2019 Campus Awards ceremony Thursday. Daniel Cox, an IT administrator II in the Department of Information Technology Services, won the 2019 Thomas Connell Lichterman Employee of the Year Award. Dustin Fulton, MS, associate director of… Read More


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Harry Sharp Named Professor Emeritus, Honored by College of Dentistry

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Harry Sharp, DDS, was greeted with a standing ovation November 20th as he walked into the student lounge of the UTHSC College of Dentistry. He was also struck by surprise. “I didn’t have a clue,” Dr. Sharp said. “You talk about a shocker; I was not prepared for this.” The applause was to honor Dr.… Read More


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Record-Breaking Year for UTHSC, Chancellor Schwab Reports

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UTHSC Chancellor Steve J. Schwab, MD, summed up the 2018-2019 academic year as a “record-breaking year” for the university. In his 10th-annual State of the University Address on Friday, the chancellor said the university has achieved “national-level” performance in both the education and clinical arenas, citing annual performance metrics with record graduates and revenue. He… Read More


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UTHSC’s College of Nursing DNP Program Produces Largest Number of Nurse Practitioners in Tennessee

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Kristin Fitchpatric remembers exactly when she decided to become a nurse. She was 21, and her mother was in the intensive care unit of a local hospital. The prognosis wasn’t good. “The interactions with the nurses in the hospital went far beyond patient care. They prayed with me, hugged me and loved on me,” she… Read More


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Kito Lord Named to National List of Rising Stars in Healthcare Under 40

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In 2017, Kito Lord, MD, MBA, moved to Memphis from Philadelphia to lead the Department of Emergency Medicine at Regional One Health and to help expand the UTHSC Emergency Medicine Residency program into the hospital, which is one of the busiest trauma centers in the country. Recently, Dr. Lord was named to the 2019 list… Read More


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College of Graduate Health Sciences Hosts Visitors to Strengthen Student Exchange Collaboration with China

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  The College of Graduate Health Sciences at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center Wednesday hosted education leaders from the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in the United States to discuss educational relationships the college is developing with universities in China. Minister Counselor of Education Yang Xinyu and Zou Ying, Second Secretary,… Read More


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Healthy Living Program Enforces Positive Change

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Debbie Long learned about the Healthy Living Program while participating in another campus recreation activity. “I participate in one of the walking group on campus,” said Long, a training specialist in the Department of Human Resources at UTHSC. “Suzanne Apperson is the walking leader in my group, so she and another walker who previously went… Read More