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UTHSC COVID-19 Test Site Open to Public by Appointment  

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s drive-thru COVID-19 testing site at the Mid-South Fairgrounds is now open to the public by appointment. Only symptomatic individuals will be tested. Individuals showing symptoms can make an appointment by texting “covid” to 901.203.5526, by visiting the COVID-19 Triage Questionnaire, or by scanning the QR code on the flyer below. They will be forwarded to a… Read More


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UTHSC Establishes On-Campus Lab to Analyze COVID-19 Tests

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center has opened a lab on campus to analyze COVID-19 test samples to help speed up diagnoses in the community. By next week, the lab in the Department of Pathology on the fifth floor of the 930 Madison Plaza Building is expected to be able to analyze up to 1,500 tests per day with a same-day, or at most… Read More


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UTHSC-Led Drive-Thru Testing for COVID-19 Expected to Test More than 150 by End of Day

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  More than 50 people were tested for COVID-19 in the first days of operation for the drive-thru testing site established at the Mid-South Fairgrounds by the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in conjunction with the Shelby County Health Department and the City of Memphis. The site, which opened Friday, is expected to have taken samples from up to 150 people by the… Read More


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UTHSC, Shelby County Health Department, and City of Memphis Begin Drive-Thru Testing for COVID-19

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center, working with the Shelby County Health Department and the City of Memphis, today began drive-thru testing for COVID-19 at Tiger Lane at the Memphis Fairgrounds. Testing will be done in a series of tents set up at the Fairgrounds, and it is hoped, at other community sites in the… Read More


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UTHSC to Host Coronavirus Online Symposium

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As part of the university’s ongoing efforts to share vital coronavirus information and resources for our communities, UTHSC is hosting a free Coronavirus Online Symposium on April 6 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. “It is important during this global pandemic that the University of Tennessee Health Science Center provides up to date and important… Read More


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UTHSC Site of Third Mural in UT System’s Statewide Awareness Campaign

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Soon, everyone who passes the University of Tennessee Health Science Center at the intersection of Madison Avenue and Dunlap Street will see UTHSC’s pride in being part of the UT System displayed in 35-foot bright orange and white letters. UTHSC will be the site of the third mural in the UT System’s “Everywhere You Look,… Read More


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Dentistry: Community Engaged Care

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Learn more about the College of Dentistry’s involvement in community engaged care in the latest issue of Dentistry Magazine. New ventures have launched including the opening of a pediatric dental clinic at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital, establishment of UT Smiles, a program designed to provide dentures to those in need, and expansion of continuing education… Read More


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Talati Receives Founder’s Award from Southern Society of Pediatric Research

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Ajay J. Talati, MD, Sheldon B. Korones Chair and Chief of Neonatology in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, received the Founder’s Award from the Southern Society for Pediatric Research (SSPR). He was recognized during the organization’s Annual Meeting in New Orleans. The Southern Society for Pediatric Research provides… Read More