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Kimberly Moore Named Assistant Vice Chancellor of Facilities Administration at UTHSC

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Kimberly Moore, MBA, has been named assistant vice chancellor of Facilities Administration at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Moore has been with the university since 2007. She previously served as the director of Facilities Administration. Prior to that, she was the assistant director for the Office of Accounting and Budget with Finance and… Read More


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UTHSC Students Spread Awareness About Dangers of Smoking, Vaping

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Medical, nursing, and pharmacy students from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center visited six elementary schools in Memphis this month to educate students about the dangers of smoking, chewing tobacco, and vaping/e-cigarettes through the annual TAR WARS program. TAR WARS is a school-based, tobacco-free education program. Developed by the American Academy of Family Physicians… Read More


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UTHSC College of Nursing Changing Lives

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In the new issue of the UTHSC Nursing Magazine you’ll discover the many ways the college is improving patient outcomes and shaping the future of the profession; meet new leadership in the college; learn program highlights including pass rates, enrollment numbers, and scholarships available to students; and recaps from exciting events including the NightinGala, Golden… Read More


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5K to Honor Legacy of UTHSC Alumna Natalie Stovall Frady

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The Tennessee Health Information Management Association (THIMA) is bringing its third-annual 5K, Natalie’s Run, to Memphis November 2 to honor the legacy of a University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Health Professions alumna. The 5K is named for Natalie Stovall Frady, who passed away in a car accident in 2016. UTHSC is a… Read More


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UTHSC College of Nursing Faculty Member Wins Statewide Award

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The Tennessee Nurses Association (TNA) will honor a faculty member from the College of Nursing at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center with the 2019 Louise Browning Political Nurse Award this week. Nancy Appling, MSN, CNOR, CRNFA, ACNP-BC, who is the lead faculty for the Registered Nurse First Assistant Program (RNFA) in the College… Read More


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UTHSC Working Every Day to Improve Community’s Health, EVC Ken Brown Says

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“We’re concerned about the things that impact this community,” Ken Brown, JD, MPA, PhD, FACHE, executive vice chancellor and chief operations officer for the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, today told members of the Executive Program Class of 2020 for Leadership Memphis. “Our work, every day, beyond education, is the overall health of the… Read More


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Assistant Surgeon General Visits UTHSC, Advocates Expanded View of Oral Health Profession

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Rear Admiral Timothy Ricks, DMD, MPH, the Chief Dental Officer of the U.S. Public Health Service and Assistant Surgeon General, Monday urged students in the UTHSC College of Dentistry to focus on oral health as integral to overall health across the lifespan. “Part of my job is to impress on people the importance of oral health,”… Read More


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UTHSC Participates in YMCA Corporate Games

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The Young Professionals Group recently participated in the 2019 YMCA Corporate Games held September 22-28 at various locations throughout the city. The games promoted friendly competition and healthy living among Mid-South organizations. “We decided to participate in the YMCA Corporate Games because it fit perfectly within the mission and values of YPG to foster an… Read More