Category: Public Service


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American Heart Association Recognizes UTHSC, Team Captain at 2018 Mid-South Heart Walk

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Charmagyne Akram, a senior administrative services assistant in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, has lost many family members to heart disease. She has become a strong supporter of the American Heart Association and an advocate for raising awareness and funding support for research of cardiovascular disease. She was… Read More


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UTHSC’s Healthy Living Program Continues to Be a Success for Participants

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Sarah Maxwell, a first- year PhD student in the Pharmaceutical Sciences program in the College of Graduate Health Sciences, decided to participate in the Healthy Living Program in order to push herself to make time for her health. It was a decision that the Gladeville, Tennessee native is glad she made. At the end, she… Read More


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Master of Occupational Therapy Student Called to Serve

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Ellen Bermudez, a second-year Master of Occupational Therapy student, always knew she wanted to work with people. Fresh out of college with a degree in religion, her desire to serve and travel led her to AmeriCorps Volunteers in Service to America (VISTA) in Nashville, and eventually to Nicaragua. “Through connections, I ended up in Nicaragua,”… Read More


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New UTHSC Global Surgery Institute Mobilizes to Help Around the World

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First-year medical student Janyn Quiz, 24, grew up in the Philippines and moved to the United States two years ago with her family. She is among a group of students and faculty at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center working to promote surgical mission work around the world through a newly formed UTHSC Global… Read More


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Baptist and UTHSC to Host Black Men in White Coats Youth Summit April 28

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Baptist Memorial Health Care, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and Baptist College of Health Sciences along with other partners will host the Black Men in White Coats Youth Summit on Saturday, April 28 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Dr. H. Edward Garrett Sr. Auditorium on the Baptist Memorial Hospital-Memphis campus, located… Read More


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UTHSC Student Pharmacists to Participate in National Drug Take Back Day April 28

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On April 28, the American Pharmacists Association Academy of Student Pharmacists (APhA-ASP) at University of Tennessee Health Science Center will collaborate with the Collierville and Oakland (TN) Police Departments for the Drug Enforcement Administration’s National Drug Take Back Day. To increase public knowledge of safe medication disposal, student pharmacists from UTHSC will be on the… Read More


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Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology Hosts First Tamika Catchings Youth Basketball Clinic

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One of the things former Lady Vol basketball standout Tamika Catchings enjoys the most is giving back to her community. On April 7, Catchings and the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology hosted the first Tamika Catchings Youth Basketball Clinic at the Regal Teen Center of the Boys and… Read More


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UTHSC Campus Police Increasing Safety, Visibility in the Memphis Medical District

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Campus Police Department wants the Memphis Medical District to know it is here to keep not only the campus safe, but the surrounding medical district community. “We want everyone to know that we want to be a part of the community,” said Anthony Berryhill, chief of Campus Police… Read More