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Faisal Hussain Featured in Association of Clinical Data Integrity Specialists Blog

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Faisal Hussain, MD, CCDS, CDIP, CCS, a second-year student in the Master of Heath Informatics and Information Management program in the College of Health Professions at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, was recently featured in the official blog for the Association of Clinical Documentation Integrity Specialists (ACDIS). The organization shares the latest tips, tools and… Read More


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Assistant Surgeon General Visits UTHSC, Advocates Expanded View of Oral Health Profession

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Rear Admiral Timothy Ricks, DMD, MPH, the Chief Dental Officer of the U.S. Public Health Service and Assistant Surgeon General, Monday urged students in the UTHSC College of Dentistry to focus on oral health as integral to overall health across the lifespan. “Part of my job is to impress on people the importance of oral health,”… Read More


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UTHSC College of Dentistry Welcomes Assistant Surgeon General of the United States and Chief Dental Officer of the U.S. Public Health Service for Two-Day Campus Visit

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The UTHSC College of Dentistry will welcome Rear Admiral (Upper) Timothy Ricks, Chief Dental Officer of the U.S. Public Health Service and Assistant Surgeon General of the United States, October 7 and 8 for a two-day visit on campus. “This is an incredible honor for our college and the UTHSC campus,” said James C. Ragain,… Read More


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Strategic Plan, College of Nursing Efforts Spotlighted for Third UTHSC Advisory Board Meeting

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The UTHSC Advisory Board met September 30 for its final meeting of 2019 at the Student-Alumni Center on the Memphis campus. The agenda included a report from Chancellor Steve Schwab, MD. “It has been a challenging, but very successful year,” he said. The chancellor cited that the university had record numbers of students, graduates, residents,… Read More


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Department of Pharmacology Changes Name To Emphasize Research Focus

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The Department of Pharmacology in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center has changed its name to the Department of Pharmacology, Addiction Science and Toxicology. The new name emphasizes the growth of expertise and research-based methodologies in the department. The change comes as a result of the new areas of… Read More


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UTHSC Advisory Board to Meet September 30 in Memphis

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Advisory Board will meet September 30, 2019, at 1 p.m. in the OD Larry Dining Hall of the Student-Alumni Center, 800 Madison Avenue, on the Memphis campus. Primary agenda items are: The chancellor’s report Title IX Training Operational funding College of Nursing profile and discussion of primary care… Read More


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Athena Starlard-Davenport Selected As Scholar for American Society of Human Genetics Scholars Initiative

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Athena Starlard-Davenport, PhD, assistant professor in the Department of Genetics, Genomics and Informatics in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, has been selected as a scholar for the American Society of Human Genetics Scholars Initiative. Dr. Starland-Davenport competed with 46 other candidates to be selected for the inaugural class… Read More


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UT Health Science Center College of Pharmacy Expands Nashville Campus

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Pharmacy is expanding its Nashville footprint by moving to a new, larger facility in southeast Nashville at 301 South Perimeter Park Drive. College of Pharmacy Dean Marie Chisholm-Burns, PharmD, MPH, MBA, FCCP, FASHP, FAST, will mark the move with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and open house on… Read More