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UTHSC Partners with Le Bonheur and St. Jude to Host Second Coronavirus Online Symposium

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center Tuesday hosted its second online coronavirus symposium to an audience of more than 580. UTHSC’s first Coronavirus Online Symposium for providers and the public was held April 6, and highlighted the characteristics of the virus; its patterns of spread; and efforts led by the university and its partners to… Read More


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UTHSC Women’s Resource Group Participates in Dress for Success Virtual Power Walk

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The Women’s Resource Group at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center teamed up with Dress for Success Memphis to host a Virtual Power Walk on Saturday, July 18. Participants all over the city engaged in running, walking, jogging, jumping, biking, rollerblading, etc. at a location of their choice. The distance was optional. UTHSC sponsored… Read More


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Health Professions: Making Strides

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The latest issue of the College of Health Professions Magazine is now available. This issue covers the important steps the college is taking toward obtaining their goal to become a Top 20 in national ranking for each of their programs. In this issue you’ll read about new faculty, the establishment of the new Department of… Read More


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UTHSC to Host Second Online Coronavirus Symposium July 28

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center will host its second Online Coronavirus Symposium July 28 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. CDT. Coronavirus Symposium – July Update is free and open to health care practitioners and the public via Zoom. The event is part of the university’s ongoing efforts to share essential coronavirus information… Read More


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UTHSC Wins Award from United Way

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center was among the winners of the United Way of the Mid-South’s third-annual Best of the Best Awards. Held virtually, the awards highlighted Memphis companies for their achievements in workplace campaigns, which go toward United Way’s Community Impact Fund. UTHSC won the award for Best Campaign Climber, Large Company,… Read More


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Campus Police Dialogue About Current Work Climate Through Training Exercise

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  The Campus Police Department at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center held a training exercise Monday to address and reflect on the current climate for law enforcement in America. The training objective was to enhance awareness for cultural diversity, sensitivity toward the concerns of the community, and to see through the lens of… Read More


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UTHSC Mobile Food Pantry Addressing Food Insecurity in the Community

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More than 350 families received fresh produce, meat, and dry goods Thursday as part of the first mobile food pantry hosted by the UTHSC Office of Student Affairs and Community Engagement (SACE) in partnership with the UTHSC Shelby County Relative Caregiver Program and the Mid-South Food Bank. “The collaboration of all teams involved was nothing… Read More


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‘Radical Empathy’ Key to Addressing Structural Racism in Health Care

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“We are all going to have to get comfortable with being uncomfortable,” said Altha Stewart, MD, as she moderated a community conversation Wednesday hosted by the UTHSC College of Medicine titled, “Why Aren’t We All Mad? A Dialogue on Structural Racism in the Health Care System.” More than 400 joined Zoom for the dialogue, the… Read More