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State Emergency Management Director Says UTHSC Safety Measures Impressive

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Tennessee Emergency Management Agency Director Patrick Sheehan Wednesday said he is very impressed with the security measures that have been instituted at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center to keep the campus community safe. His remarks came during a tour of the UTHSC campus led by Executive Vice Chancellor and Chief Operations Officer Ken… Read More


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Inaugural UTHSC Medicine African-American Alumni Reunion a Success

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The inaugural UTHSC College of Medicine African-American Alumni Reunion last weekend drew 120 alumni members and guests. They came to Memphis from Maryland, Georgia, Alabama, New Jersey, Texas, Mississippi, Illinois, Oklahoma, Florida, North Carolina, and Tennessee for the historic gathering that honored the past and looked to the future. In 1964, Alvin Crawford, MD, was… Read More


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UTHSC in Top 10 on Safest Colleges in America List

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center is ranked in the Top 10 among the 2019 Safest Colleges in America, according to a list released this month by the National Council for Home Safety and Security (NCHSS). The organization compiled the list using data from law enforcement and FBI crime reports. It looked at 490… Read More


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College of Medicine Announce New Leadership for Graduate Medical Education and Office of Medical Education

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In continuing to strengthen its senior leadership roster, UTHSC College of Medicine Executive Dean Scott Strome, MD, has named Natascha Thompson, MD, associate dean of Graduate Medical Education (GME), and Michael Whitt, PhD, associate dean of the Office of Medical Education and chair of the Department of Medical Education. As associate dean, Thompson, will oversee… Read More


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New Mind-Body Wellness Program at UTHSC Promotes Well-Being for Campus

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  When UTHSC College of Medicine Dean Scott Strome, MD, and his wife, Kimberlee, take a walk in the woods at Shelby Farms Park on April 27, they will be accompanied by more than two dozen medical students. The walk, officially called a YOGAhike, is being organized by Kimberlee Strome, a yoga and Pilates instructor… Read More


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Faculty and Student Leaders Recognized at SGAEC Banquet

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Six outstanding faculty members at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center were honored by students from their colleges with Excellence in Teaching Awards at the annual Student Government Association Executive Council (SGAEC) Banquet held Monday at the Student-Alumni Center. The awards are vetted by the SGAEC representative for each college, as well as students… Read More


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UTHSC Physician Assistant Program Granted 10 Year Accreditation

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The Physician Assistant Program in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center has been granted accreditation-continued status by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant, Inc. (ARC-PA). The UTHSC Physician Assistant Program received a 10 year accreditation, the highest given by ARC-PA. The accreditation-continued status is granted… Read More


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Department of Health Informatics and Information Management Wins Multiple Honors From Tennessee Health Information Management Association

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Five graduates of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Health Professions Department of Health Informatics and Information Management (HIIM) took home honors from the Tennessee Health Information Management Association Foundation’s (THIMA) Honoree Celebration held last month at the Hilton Memphis. The honorees are: Rebecca Reynolds, EdD ,RHIA, FAHIMA, department chair and professor,… Read More