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Physical Therapist Dedicated to Improving Quality of Life in COVID-19 Patients

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Tamika Love, DPT, is among the many graduates of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, who are serving as first responders during the coronavirus pandemic. A 2010 graduate of the UTHSC Department of Physical Therapy in the College of Health Professions, she has been assigned to assist in the rehabilitation of patients who have… Read More


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College of Pharmacy Helps During COVID-19 Pandemic

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Members of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Pharmacy are assisting at COVID-19 testing sites and call centers and finding other ways to help Tennessee communities. “Pharmacists are a vital part of the health care system,” said College of Pharmacy Dean Marie Chisholm-Burns. “Our alumni are on the front lines, many with… Read More


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UTHSC Tracking COVID-19 Pandemic

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center is tracking the COVID-19 pandemic in Shelby County, the Memphis Metropolitan Area, and Tennessee. The statistical analyses are intended for use by the general public, as well as county and city government, law enforcement, and health care leaders to better understand the virus locally and to plan for… Read More


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Hamilton Eye Institute Emphasizes Importance of Emergency Care During Coronavirus Pandemic

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The Hamilton Eye Institute (HEI) at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center has continued to serve the community during the COVID-19 pandemic. “While we are following the Safer at Home guidelines, HEI has remained open to provide urgent care and emergency services to our patients and their families,” said Penny A. Asbell, MD, FACS,… Read More


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Graduate Health Sciences: Shaping the Future of Scientific Research

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In the latest issue of College of Graduate Health Sciences magazine you’ll learn about the college’s strategic and active approach to its in-state, national, and global relationships and how it’s enhancing the quality of research training of students, postdoctoral fellows, and faculty. In this issue, you’ll also have the opportunity to meet some of the… Read More


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Women’s Resource Group Donates $1,200 in Food and Snacks to First Responders

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The Women’s Resource Group at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center donated $1,200 worth of food and snacks to local area hospitals to say thank you to first responders who are serving on the front lines during the coronavirus pandemic. Hospitals visited included Regional One Health, Methodist Germantown, Baptist DeSoto, and Baptist Collierville. Each… Read More


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UTHSC Distributes Hand Sanitizer to Community Partners

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center has provided hundreds of cases of hand sanitizer manufactured in its Plough Center for Sterile Drug Delivery Solutions to the university’s core teaching hospitals and the Shelby County Health Department. The gift of this high-demand item is an extension of the university’s comprehensive work to fight the spread… Read More


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Kena Vassar Appointed to Board of Directors for National Assessment Center Association

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Kena Vassar, director of Community Initiatives for the Center for Health in Justice Involved Youth and the Youth Advocacy Coalition at the University of Tennessee Health Center, has been appointed to the board of directors of the National Assessment Center Association, an organization that advocates for and provides training for assessment centers nationwide. Vassar has… Read More