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UTHSC Big Participant in Recent Block Party for Peace

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center joined hundreds in the city of Memphis for a block party geared toward improving the quality of life for our neighbors. “The Block Party for Peace is about improving people’s quality of life through education, employment and health,” said State Representative Antonio Parkinson, founder and organizer of Block… Read More


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UTHSC College of Dentistry Welcomes Assistant Surgeon General of the United States and Chief Dental Officer of the U.S. Public Health Service for Two-Day Campus Visit

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The UTHSC College of Dentistry will welcome Rear Admiral (Upper) Timothy Ricks, Chief Dental Officer of the U.S. Public Health Service and Assistant Surgeon General of the United States, October 7 and 8 for a two-day visit on campus. “This is an incredible honor for our college and the UTHSC campus,” said James C. Ragain,… Read More


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Strategic Plan, College of Nursing Efforts Spotlighted for Third UTHSC Advisory Board Meeting

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The UTHSC Advisory Board met September 30 for its final meeting of 2019 at the Student-Alumni Center on the Memphis campus. The agenda included a report from Chancellor Steve Schwab, MD. “It has been a challenging, but very successful year,” he said. The chancellor cited that the university had record numbers of students, graduates, residents,… Read More


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Patti Johnstone Elected To Serve on the Audiology Advisory Council for American-Speech-Language-Hearing Association

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Patti Johnstone, PhD, CCC-A/SLP, associate professor and director of clinical education in audiology in the Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology in the College of Health Professions at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, has been elected serve on the Audiology Advisory Council for the American-Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). Dr. Johnstone has an extensive background… Read More


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Black Student Association Participates for the First Year in Southern Heritage Classic Parade

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Members of the UTHSC Black Student Association had the opportunity to participate in a local tradition recently, as a way of showing their commitment to the city. The students took part in the 30th anniversary of the Southern Heritage Classic Parade in Orange Mound on September 14. It was the first time the organization participated… Read More


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Two Employees Recognized for Act of Heroism

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As the University of Tennessee Health Science Center celebrated its annual Employee Appreciation Day Friday, two employees were commended for a recent act of heroism. Will Johnson, a custodial supervisor, and Rhonda Jones, a senior custodian, were driving to the Facilities Administration Building off East Street on the morning of September 16 to get fitted… Read More


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GoBabyGo! Rodeo Celebrates Collaborative Efforts While Helping Children With Special Needs

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Physical therapy and occupational therapy students at UTHSC wrapped up an eight-month collaborative effort with engineering students at Christian Brothers University as they showcased their work designed to help children with special needs to the public during the third-annual GoBabyGo! Rodeo on Saturday. Students from both institutions, under the supervision of faculty, modified off-the-shelf, ride-in… Read More


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UTHSC Partners with Memphis Crisis Center for Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center has supported the Memphis Crisis Center since the 24/7 crisis hotline was founded almost 40 years ago. UTHSC is partnering with the crisis center this month, Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, to help raise public awareness of the hotline number and the around-the-clock help the center provides. UTHSC has… Read More