Category: Public Service


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UTHSC College of Medicine Dean: Great Accomplishments, More Work Ahead

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Eight months into his role as the Robert Kaplan Executive Dean of the UTHSC College of Medicine, Scott Strome, MD, has his sights set firmly on building a true academic medical center at UTHSC. “I believe our school needs an academic medical center, not just for the College of Medicine, but also for the College… Read More


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Embracing Change, Fueling Growth

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Check out the Spring issue of the UTHSC College of Health Professions Magazine. This issue focuses on the colleges goal of gaining Top 20 national ranking for each of its programs; introduces you to the new senior associate dean for Research and Graduate Studies and the new associate dean for Academic, Faculty and Student Affairs;… Read More


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UTHSC and Memphis Medical District Community Honor Fallen Law Enforcement Officers at Memorial Program

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center and the Memphis Medical District community today gathered for a memorial program to honor and pay respects to law enforcement officers who have given their lives in the line of duty. The second-annual Police Memorial Program was held at the Student-Alumni Center as part of UTHSC Campus Police’s… Read More


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UTHSC Campus Police Department Accreditation Process Invites Public Comment

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A site-based accreditation team from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA®) will arrive at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center June 10 to examine all aspects of the UTHSC Campus Police Department’s policies and procedures, operations, management, and support services, said Campus Police Chief Anthony Berryhill. Accreditation by the organization… Read More


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UTHSC Medical Students Start Cradle of Health to Address Health Care Needs of the African Community

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A new, multidisciplinary student service organization has been created at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) to address the health care needs of people from African countries, who are now living in Memphis. Cradle of Health, which began this year, aims to bring awareness to health care issues affecting Africans from the diaspora… Read More


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Soi No. 9 Now Open in the UTHSC Food Court, Power Life Smoothies & Eats Moves to Student-Alumni Center

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Today, the popular food truck Soi No. 9 opened for business in the UTHSC Food Court, its first brick-and-mortar location. It joins local vendors Coletta’s, Southern Hands, and Power Life Smoothies & Eats on the UTHSC campus. Soi No. 9 is located in the space previously occupied by Power Life Smoothies & Eats. Power Life… Read More


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UTHSC College of Nursing Well-Represented at Nursing Health Policy Summit in Washington

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Kristin Fitchpatric, a DNP student in the UTHSC College of Nursing, believes part of her job as a nurse is to stay up to date on health policy. When she got the chance to apply to join a contingent from the UTHSC College of Nursing at the recent American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN)… Read More


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OT Faculty Member Helps Visually Impaired Function More Fully

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Orli Weisser-Pike, OTD, OTR/L, CLVT, SCLV, CAPS, an assistant professor in the Department of Occupational Therapy in the College of Health Professions at UTHSC, was initially interested in the profession of art therapy. She could find no courses of study in that field at the time, so she looked into occupational therapy as an alternative.… Read More