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UTHSC Team Receives National Support for Project To Help Adolescents with Sexual Behavior Problems

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A project aimed at helping Memphis-area youth with sexual abuse issues has received support from the U.S. Department of Justice. Principal investigator Jacqueline Page, PsyD, professor, and William Murphy, PhD, professor emeritus, both in the Psychiatry Department at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, were recently awarded $475,000 by the Office of Justice and… Read More


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UTHSC College of Medicine Leaders Honored by Memphis Mayor for COVID-19 Work

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Within weeks of the first COVID-19 case in Shelby County in early March 2020, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and its clinical practice partner, University Clinical Health, had the largest drive-through testing station in Shelby County up and running, staffing it morning to night with dozens of volunteers, many of them students. For… Read More


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UTHSC/UCH Reducing COVID-19 Testing Hours Starting Tuesday, Jan. 18

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The UTHSC/UCH COVID-19 testing site is reducing its hours based on demand.

The UTHSC/UCH COVID-19 testing site at 3 N. Dunlap Street will reduce hours of operation to reflect declining demand. Starting Tuesday, January 18, the site will be open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Staffed and run by the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and its clinical partner, University Clinical Health, the site opened… Read More


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UTHSC, UCH to Open Drive-Through COVID-19 Testing Site January 5

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UTHSC and UCH have been leaders in COVID-19 testing and vaccination sites in the community.

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) and its clinical practice partner, University Clinical Health (UCH), will open a drive-through COVID-19 testing site for the community on Wednesday, January 5, on the UTHSC campus. Located in the driveway area of the Van Vleet Building at 3 North Dunlap Street, the site will be open… Read More


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Schwartz Named Chair of UTHSC Department of Radiation Oncology

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  David Schwartz, MD, FACR, has been named chair of the Department of Radiation Oncology in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Dr. Schwartz, who joined the UTHSC Department of Radiation Oncology in 2016, is an internationally recognized physician researcher, whose work aims to improve the treatment and survivorship… Read More


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New Student Choir Plans Holiday Concert for Campus December 10

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The Hippocratic Notes, a new choral group of M1s, plan a free holiday concert on Friday at noon in the Schreier Auditorium in the Student-Alumni Center.

It was 68 degrees in Memphis last Tuesday afternoon, but a group of students from the UTHSC College of Medicine were in the Student-Alumni Center singing, “Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow.” All M1s, they are members of the Hippocratic Notes, a new student choir at UTHSC. They were practicing for their… Read More


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Buckley Confirmed as New Chancellor for the University of Tennessee Health Science Center

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Dr. Peter Buckley

Peter F. Buckley, MD, became the 11th chancellor of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) today, after a unanimous confirmation vote by the University of Tennessee System Board of Trustees. His appointment is effective February 1, 2022. Most-recently dean of the School of Medicine at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) and executive vice president of medical affairs for the VCU Health… Read More


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UTHSC College of Nursing Site of New Regional Telehealth Training Center

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The UTHSC College of Nursing is the site of a new regional telehealth training center.

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Nursing has been selected as the first satellite telehealth training center in Tennessee by the South Central Telehealth Resource Center. The new training center, scheduled to open in January, will offer a much-needed resource to train health care providers in telehealth services, which have grown exponentially… Read More