Category: Public Service


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GoBabyGo! Rodeo Celebrates Collaborative Efforts While Helping Children With Special Needs

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Physical therapy and occupational therapy students at UTHSC wrapped up an eight-month collaborative effort with engineering students at Christian Brothers University as they showcased their work designed to help children with special needs to the public during the third-annual GoBabyGo! Rodeo on Saturday. Students from both institutions, under the supervision of faculty, modified off-the-shelf, ride-in… Read More


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UTHSC Partners with Memphis Crisis Center for Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center has supported the Memphis Crisis Center since the 24/7 crisis hotline was founded almost 40 years ago. UTHSC is partnering with the crisis center this month, Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, to help raise public awareness of the hotline number and the around-the-clock help the center provides. UTHSC has… Read More


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Lauren Crowder Receives Scholarship from Professional Network on Aging

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Occupational Therapy student Lauren Crowder’s love for helping older people grew from her relationship with her grandmother. “I saw firsthand the importance of skilled, caring, and trustworthy health care professionals as she aged and needed increasing support,” she said. “I quickly realized I had a passion for supporting aging individuals to continue to maintain their… Read More


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UTHSC, Christian Brothers University to Host GoBabyGo! Rodeo September 14

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Physical therapy and occupational therapy students from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, along with engineering students from Christian Brothers University, will host the third-annual GoBabyGo! Rodeo at UTHSC September 14. The event will unveil electric, ride-in toy cars adapted by students and faculty from both institutions. Modified toy vehicles will be provided at… Read More


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UTHSC Opens New Youth Advocacy Center

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  The University of Tennessee Health Science Center marked the opening of its new Youth Advocacy Center with a ribbon-cutting ceremony August 30. Located at 66 North Pauline, Suite 233, the center is a collaboration between the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and the Shelby County Government Division of Community Services. The center will… Read More


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Orpheus Triplett Named Assistant Dean of Community Oral Health and Outreach for UTHSC College of Dentistry

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In 2014, Orpheus Triplett was hired by the College of Dentistry as director of Community Relations and Outreach to foster relationships with organizations throughout the community. In that role, he established relationships with Head Start, Agape Child and Family Services, New Horizon Apartments, Red Door Ministries, daycare centers, and senior citizen and nursing homes, all… Read More


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Tate Conrad Named Director of Planning and Design for Facilities at UTHSC

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Tate Conrad, AIA, has been named director of Planning and Design for Facilities at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. In his role, Conrad works in conjunction with the UTHSC Office of Capital Projects, which includes the Division of Facilities Planning and the Office of Real Property, assisting with real property transactions and in… Read More


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MMDC To Begin Soft Launch of Groove Commuter Shuttle Line August 5

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Employees and students in the Medical District will soon have a new, free way to get around the area. Beginning Monday, the Memphis Medical District Collaborative (MMDC) in partnership with the Memphis Area Transit Authority (MATA) will host a soft launch of the Groove Shuttle, a commuter shuttle running between Harbor Town and the Memphis… Read More