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Pradeep Lukka Receives Wayne A. Colburn Memorial Award

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Pradeep Lukka, PhD, postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences in the College of Pharmacy at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, recently received the Wayne A. Colburn Memorial Award from the American College of Clinical Pharmacology (ACCP). Presented during the organization’s Annual Meeting in Chicago, Illinois, the award is the highest trainee… Read More


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UTHSC College of Nursing Changing Lives

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In the new issue of the UTHSC Nursing Magazine you’ll discover the many ways the college is improving patient outcomes and shaping the future of the profession; meet new leadership in the college; learn program highlights including pass rates, enrollment numbers, and scholarships available to students; and recaps from exciting events including the NightinGala, Golden… Read More


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UTHSC Nursing Professor Presents Internationally on Nursing Standards in Global Childhood Cancer Care

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When childhood cancer experts from around the world meet in Lyon, France, this week at the 51st Congress of the Society of Pediatric Oncology (SIOP), they will take on the big issues in addressing treatment of this disease in children. Keynote addresses will run the gamut from World Health Organization cancer policies to the genomics… Read More


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Catherine Womack Part of Inaugural UT Executive Leadership Institute Class

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Catherine Womack, MD, associate dean of student affairs in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, graduated in the first class of the UT Executive Leadership Institute. The inaugural class included 17 faculty and staff members from each University of Tennessee campus and institute. The Executive Leadership Institute was created… Read More


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Audiology Student Breaks Barriers With Service Animal

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Lauren Armstrong’s Golden Lab cross Elroy is her personal alarm clock every morning. “He wakes me up every morning to my alarm and helps me cook breakfast by alerting me to a timer, which is essential if I am cooking anything in the oven,” she said. To the average person, this may seem like an… Read More


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Cassandra Christiansen Named Director of School-Based Programs and Community Outreach for the College of Dentistry

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Cassandra Christiansen, RDH, MPA, EdD, associate professor and former chair of the Department of Dental Hygiene at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, has been named director of School-Based Programs and Community Outreach, a new position in the College of Dentistry. In this role, Dr. Christiansen, who has been with UTHSC since 1996, is… Read More


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UTHSC Working Every Day to Improve Community’s Health, EVC Ken Brown Says

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“We’re concerned about the things that impact this community,” Ken Brown, JD, MPA, PhD, FACHE, executive vice chancellor and chief operations officer for the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, today told members of the Executive Program Class of 2020 for Leadership Memphis. “Our work, every day, beyond education, is the overall health of the… Read More


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Hassan Aziz Receives Membership Lifetime Achievement Award from American Society for Clinical Pathology

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Hassan Aziz, PhD, FACS, MLS(ASCP)cm, associate dean for Academic, Faculty and Student Affairs and interim chair of the Department of Diagnostic and Health Sciences in the College of Health Professions at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, recently received the American Society for Clinical Pathology’s (ASCP) 2019 Membership Lifetime Achievement Award. It was presented… Read More