Category: Education


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Student Member of UT Board of Trustees No Stranger to New Challenges

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New adventures are old hat for the recently appointed student representative to the University of Tennessee Board of Trustees. Kenneth Ian Packer, 29, is a Doctor of Nursing Practice student in the Certified Nurse Anesthetist program in the College of Nursing at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. He has already done a four-year… Read More


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Charles Snyder Named Quality Enhancement Plan Director at UTHSC

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Charles Snyder, PhD, has been named Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) director for the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC). The QEP is a multiyear commitment that focuses on transforming student learning. A focus on the social determinants of health will become “the big idea” for students and will enhance and inform their disciplinary training.… Read More


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UTHSC Office of Equity and Diversity to Host Domestic Violence Panel Discussion on October 26

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The UTHSC Office of Equity and Diversity will be hosting a panel discussion focused on domestic violence and the resources available at UTHSC and the greater Memphis area to help those involved in unhealthy relationships. The discussion, entitled Domestic Violence: Seeking Assistance, will take place Friday, October 26 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the… Read More


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Medical Student Research Fellowship Program Encourages Aspiring Clinician-Scientists

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The Medical Student Research Fellowship (MSRF) Program at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) introduces students to biomedical research and careers in academic medicine, while providing the opportunity for professional and academic growth. MSRF enables UTHSC medical students, who are selected on a competitive basis, to engage in individualized research projects under the… Read More


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UTHSC HIIM Student Among First Cohort of Sponsored Student Ambassadors for National Convention

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Tamika Douglas, a student in the Health Informatics and Information Management (HIIM) Program in the College of Health Professions at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, was one of 25 students in the country selected as a student ambassador for the recent American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) convention and exhibit recently held in… Read More


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UTHSC To Host Annual CPR/AED Event October 30

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UTHSC will host its annual CPR/ Automated External Defibrillator (AED) training course for faculty, students and staff that will teach them how to be successful first responders in the event of heart emergencies. Two classes will be held in the Student-Alumni Center Dining Hall at 8:45 a.m. and 12:45 p.m. on Tuesday, October 30. The… Read More


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Chancellor Says 2017-2018 Very Successful Year for UTHSC

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center continued its record academic and clinical growth in 2017-2018 and has “turned the corner” in boosting its research enterprise, Chancellor Steve J. Schwab, MD, said Tuesday during his State of the University Address. “It was a very successful transition year,” the chancellor told the faculty and staff gathered… Read More


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Chad Epps, MD, First in Tennessee Selected As Fellow of the Society for Simulation in Healthcare Academy

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Chad Epps, MD, executive director of healthcare simulation for the Center for Healthcare Improvement and Patient Simulation at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, is the first simulation educator and administrator from Tennessee to be selected as a Fellow of the Society for Simulation in Healthcare (SSH) Academy. He is among 11 selected for… Read More