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Grayson Selected As Fellow for Duke-Johnson & Johnson Nurse Leadership Program

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College of Nursing alumna Nikia Grayson, DNP, MPH, MA, CNM, FNP-C, has been selected as a Fellow for the Duke-Johnson & Johnson Nurse Leadership Program. Dr. Grayson received her Master of Science in Nursing degree from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in 2013, before returning to complete her Doctorate of Nursing Practice degree… Read More


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Physical Therapy Student Inspired by ‘Best Friend’ to Help Seniors

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Charquita Lightfoot’s best friend influenced her to choose a career in physical therapy. “I used to call my grandfather my best friend,” she said. “When my grandfather was in the hospital and I saw how he benefited from inpatient physical therapy, it really drove me to want to be in the profession.” Now, a second-year… Read More


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UTHSC Represented at Forensic Medicine Conference

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Two medical students in the forensic medicine preceptorship program and a forensic pathology Fellow at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) presented their research through poster presentations at the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS) Annual Scientific Meeting in Seattle last month. The Annual Meeting of the AAFS is the premier gathering of… Read More


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The Dentones of UTHSC Make Beautiful Music Together

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Three decades separate some of the members of one Memphis band, but when they’re on the stage together, you’d never know it. “There’s definitely no age gap when we are onstage,” said Mike Estivo, the band’s 31-year-old drummer. And it’s safe to say that more than age dissolves when The Dentones are rocking. Estivo is… Read More


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The American Student Dental Association University of Tennessee Health Science Center Chapter Named Most Improved Chapter By National ASDA

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The American Student Dental Association (ASDA) University of Tennessee Health Science Center Chapter was recently named Most Improved Chapter among 66 chapters in the country during the ASDA Annual Session in Anaheim, California. “Our chapter has been a work in progress and started out as more of a fun dental fraternity,” said Taylor Enochs, UTHSC… Read More


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College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center Celebrates Match Day 2018

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Today the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center celebrated Match Day with its 155 fourth-year medical students at an event at the Memphis Botanic Garden. Match Day, which is held on the third Friday of March each year, is the day the nation’s medical students find out the location results… Read More


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UTHSC Library Hosting National Exhibit Highlighting African Americans in Civil War Medicine Through April 14

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The Health Sciences Library at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) is one of many locations around the country hosting the national exhibit Binding Wounds, Pushing Boundaries: African Americans in Civil War Medicine, an exhibit that chronicles African-American health care providers, their successes and the challenges of race and gender discrimination they faced… Read More


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Martin Awarded American Cochlear Implant Alliance Student Scholarship

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Second-year Audiology student Mary Kate Martin of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), is one of 21 recipients of the American Cochlear Implant (ACI) Alliance’s Student Scholarship. She will be attending the organization’s annual conference in Washington, D.C., to accept the award. Martin will have the opportunity to present her research at the… Read More