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University of Tennessee Health Science Center Campus Police Department Increases Seat Belt Enforcement During Click It or Ticket Mobilization

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  As summer kicks off and families hit the road for vacation, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) Police Department is partnering with the Tennessee Highway Safety Office (THSO) to remind motorists to “Click It or Ticket.” From May 22 to June 4, participating agencies across the state will increase seat belt enforcement,… Read More


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UTHSC Center for Health in Justice Involved Youth Making Strides in Effort to Help Community’s Youth

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For Altha Stewart, MD, one of the most daunting problems in Memphis has an early start. Dr. Stewart, a psychiatrist and director of the Center for Health in Justice Involved Youth  in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, believes that exposure to trauma and violence in childhood starts a… Read More


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College of Nursing at UTHSC Launches New Center for Community Partnerships and Nursing Innovation

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In an effort to advance the practice of nursing and improve community health, the College of Nursing at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) has launched a new Center for Community Partnerships and Nursing Innovation. Led by Sara Day, PhD, RN, FAAN, associate professor and assistant dean in the UTHSC College of Nursing,… Read More


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OT Student Chairs Upcoming Art Show to Benefit Therapy Center Named in Memory of Friend Who Died

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For second-year Occupational Therapy student Shani Henley, an upcoming art show fundraiser at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) has a special meaning. The show, May 9, will raise money for the Rachel Kay Stevens Therapy Center at UTHSC, a student-run, pro bono, pediatric occupational therapy center founded in 2016 in memory of… Read More


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UTHSC College of Pharmacy to Host Race for the Summitt April 23

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Students from the American Pharmacists Association Academy of Student Pharmacists (APhA-ASP) at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) will host Race for the Summitt at Health Sciences Park in Memphis on Sunday, April 23, at 8:30 a.m. Organized in 2012 by students in the College of Pharmacy at UTHSC, Race for the Summitt… Read More


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UTHSC Gives HOSA Students an Inside Look Into the World of Health Care

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On Friday, March 24, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC ) Simulation Program and Department of Graduate Medical Education partnered with the Tennessee Rural Partnership, a non-profit workforce collective, and hosted 40 Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) students from western Tennessee. This was the first symposium held on the UTHSC campus but… Read More


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UTHSC Administrator Allen Dupont Takes Hobby to New Levels; Uses Skydiving to Help Raise Funds to Fight Women’s Cancer

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During the week, Allen Dupont, PhD, MS, is the keeper of numbers for the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. But most weekends, you’ll find him 14,000 feet above rural west Tennessee farmland doing what he loves to do – skydiving. Dupont, director of Institutional Effectiveness at UTHSC, is matter of fact about the daring… Read More


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College of Dentistry Honors Distinguished Alumni During William F. Slagle Dental Meeting

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  Four awards were presented to distinguished alumni during the recent William F. Slagle Dental Meeting and College of Dentistry Alumni Weekend hosted by the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC). There were a total of 834 attendees at the meeting. DeWayne B. McCamish, DDS, MS, and the late Carl L. Sebelius, DDS, received… Read More