Category: Education


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UT President Joe DiPietro describes challenges facing higher ed and its role in preparing the workforce of the future

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University of Tennessee President Joe DiPietro today talked about the greatest challenges facing public higher education during the Nashville Business Journal’s 2014 “Nashville Ahead” program. He joined three panelists  for a program titled, “A Discussion on Higher Education and Workforce Readiness.”


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Affordable Care Act Works for Most, But Not All, Concludes Paper by UTHSC’s Ilana Graetz, Published in Annals of Internal Medicine

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While the Affordable Care Act (ACA) put health insurance coverage within reach of most Americans, it does leave some groups without affordable options, according to a paper by researchers from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) that was published by the prestigious Annals of Internal Medicine.


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Kristen Hedger Archbold Named Associate Dean for Nursing Research for The University of Tennessee Health Science Center

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Wendy M. Likes, PhD, DNSc, APRN-BC, interim dean of the College of Nursing at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has named Kristen Archbold, RN, PhD, as associate dean for Nursing Research, effective immediately.


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Instructor Weiqiang Zhang of UTHSC Receives More Than $1.8 Million Grant for Cystic Fibrosis Research

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Weiqiang Zhang, PhD, an instructor in the Departments of Physiology and Pediatrics at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has received a grant totaling $1,874,750 from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, a subsidiary of the National Institutes of Health, for research on cystic fibrosis.


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Campus CPR and AED Training

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Campus CPR and AED Training! Register now for your FREE CPR training which includes valuable information on how to use the lifesaving automated external defibrillators (AED) devices on our campus.  Two class opportunities will be available on October 30th in the SAC Dining Hall at 9am and 1pm.  You must register at  www.uthsc.edu/hrtraining to reserve… Read More


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The Top Executive Position at the UT Health Science Center’s College of Medicine is Named for Alumnus and Benefactor, Dr. Robert J. Kaplan

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The College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) has announced that the college’s top executive position has been named after benefactor and alumnus, Dr. Robert J. Kaplan. Dr. David Stern, who has led the medical college since April 2011, is now the Robert Kaplan Executive Dean for the UTHSC College… Read More


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Life Science Tennessee Beer and Biotech

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Join LifeSciTN’s Memphis Academic Alliance Chapter for monthly networking “Beer and Biotech” events! Want to explore career development, expand your network, or dip into the startup scene? Hear from local life science industry professionals on the 2nd Thursday of every month @ Trolley Stop Market* Network reception at 5 p.m. Scheduled speaker begins at 5:30 p.m. *Trolley Stop Market,… Read More


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UTHSC Leaders Honored for Support of Army Medical Recruiters

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The United States Army 2nd Medical Recruiting Battalion recognized several leaders of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) for supporting its mission to educate students about the scholarship opportunities that exist in the Army and to recruit personnel in all medical fields to join the Army as medical officers.