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Hamer Recognized By the West Tennessee Highway Safety Enforcement Initiative

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Officer James Hamer of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) Campus Police Department was recognized by the West Tennessee Highway Safety Enforcement Initiative for his dedication in the areas of speed and seatbelt enforcement in the medical district. He received an award during the organization’s quarterly meeting earlier this month in Denmark, Tennessee,… Read More


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Annual Campus Food Drive Raises $6,300 for Mid-South Food Bank

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Families in the Mid-South will benefit from more than 21,000 meals thanks to the $6,300 donated by faculty, staff, and students during the annual University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) Campus Food Drive. In addition, a total of more than 1,500 pounds of food were donated during the one-month collection period. Held every year… Read More


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APhA-ASP To Host Community Health Fair on December 1

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On December 1, the American Pharmacists Association Academy of Student Pharmacists at University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) will host a community health fair in collaboration with Planned Parenthood and OUT Memphis, an advocacy organization for the LGBTQIA community. The event will take place from 1 p.m.-7 p.m. at the Sexton Community Center, located… Read More


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Campus Police Working to Ensure Safety on Roads for Thanksgiving Holiday

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As millions of Americans take to the roads for the Thanksgiving holiday, UTHSC’s Campus Police Department is working with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to help make travel as safe as possible during the long holiday weekend. The period between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day is the deadliest time of the year for… Read More


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Dinner With Tamika Catchings Brings in $83,000 for UTHSC Audiology and Speech Pathology Scholarships

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A scholarship benefit dinner featuring former Lady Vol and WNBA standout Tamika Catchings brought in a total of $83,000 for the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s (UTHSC) Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology. The event, which was attended by more than 300 people, took place at The Foundry on the World’s Fair Site in… Read More


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UTHSC Working to Increase Ranks of Males in Nursing

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Robert Kirby, a second-year student in UTHSC’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing program, comes from a family of nurses. “The love and respect that I witnessed them have for their patients, played a huge part in my decision,” he said, describing why he chose nursing. As the College of Nursing continues to grow, one of… Read More


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$20 Million-Plus Security Upgrades Include New $2 Million Campus Police Headquarters

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center is in the midst of more than $20 million in security upgrades, including a $2 million renovation to an unused building at 807 Jefferson Avenue that will be a new state-of-the-art headquarters for the UTHSC Campus Police Department. The new facility, located in what was an audiology and… Read More


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UTHSC Events Recognize Domestic Violence Awareness Month

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Most victims of domestic abuse do not have visible scars. Abuse that is verbal, psychological, or financial is as real as physical abuse. Identifying and helping victims of this type of abuse is difficult, but imperative. That is the message that Mildred Muhammad, ex-wife of D.C. sniper John A. Muhammad, a domestic abuse survivor, brought… Read More