Category: Public Service


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2022 Health Care Heroes Include Faculty from UTHSC, Hospital Partners

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Academic, clinical, and research faculty from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and its clinical partner hospitals were among those honored Tuesday night during the 2022 Health Care Heroes Awards presented by the Memphis Business Journal. The awards are given annually to recognize individuals who have gone above and beyond in improving health care… Read More


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UTHSC Faculty, Staff, Students Honored for Making an Impact

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The Office of Inclusion, Equity, and Diversity presented the UTHSC Impact Awards to acknowledge and celebrate students, faculty, and staff members for going beyond the call of duty in their roles at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Winners of the Lichterman Award, the Chancellor’s Exempt Staff Award, the Student Social Justice and Diversity Healthcare… Read More


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UTHSC College of Dentistry Alumna Tapped as Host for National Dental Conference

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The stage at the American Dental Association’s 2022 SmileCon in Houston was a long way from the North Memphis neighborhood where UT Health Science Center alumna Christina Rosenthal, DDS, MPH, grew up. The national spotlight as a host of the prestigious dental convention did not come for Dr. Rosenthal without a lot of hard work,… Read More


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Frayser Community Garden’s Greens Tasting Sees Growth in Second Year

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It was an evening of competition, culture, and education at the second Greens Tasting in Frayser, hosted by the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine Board of Visitors and the Office of Community Health Engagement. The event brought together small business owners, members of the Frayser Community PTSA, and community members to… Read More


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College of Health Professions Celebrates 50th Anniversary

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What today is the College of Health Professions at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center started small and has grown over the last half century to encompass four departments and one division across a wide spectrum of health care professions. The college celebrates its 50th anniversary today, November 18, with celebrations in Memphis. The… Read More


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Chancellor Peter Buckley Receives Distinguished Service Membership From Association of American Medical Colleges

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The Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) at its recent annual meeting honored Peter Buckley, MD, chancellor of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, with the distinguished service membership for his exemplary service to academic medicine, AAMC, and its Council of Deans. According to David J. Skorton, MD, AAMC president and chief executive officer, Chancellor Buckley has made truly extraordinary… Read More


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UTHSC Alumna Honored for Surviving Cancer, Dedicating Life to Service

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From serving in the military, to receiving a doctorate after having two careers, raising a child as a single mother, beating breast cancer, and dedicating her life to helping others, Rosie Ann Riley, PharmD, embodies courage. An alumna of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Pharmacy, Dr. Riley was one of four… Read More


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Fall Advisory Board Meeting Re-Elects Chair, Updates Important Initiatives

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During the fall meeting of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Advisory Board Wednesday, members heard reports about the College of Dentistry’s developing initiative to expand dental care across the state, the university’s ongoing strategic planning process, and the recent accomplishments across the six colleges. The board also unanimously re-elected Philip Wenk, DDS, to… Read More