Category: Public Service


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Melody Waller of UTHSC Selected As A Top 40 Under 40 Urban Elite Professional in Memphis

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Melody Norris Waller, PhD, MSN, RN, has been selected as one of the Top 40 Under 40 Urban Elite Professionals in Memphis. The awards gala celebrates young professionals and awards them for serving in the local community in five foundational areas: Outstanding Citizen, Entrepreneurship, Community Advocacy, Arts and Entertainment, and Education. Dr. Waller joined the… Read More


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HEI Team Members Serve More Than 350 Patients During Mission Trip to the Dominican Republic

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Giving back to the community has always been a priority for the team members of the Hamilton Eye Institute (HEI) at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. HEI has conducted mission trips for years, and continues to promote healthy eye care around the world. Penny A. Asbell, MD, FACS, MBA, FARVO, the new HEI… Read More


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A Distinguished Past, A Bright Future

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Check out the latest issue of the UTHSC Medicine Magazine. In this issue you’ll meet the new dean for the College of Medicine, Dr. Scott E. Strome, and learn about his vision for the college; discover how our students are helping the global and local community, and learn about some of our illustrious alumni.


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September National Suicide Prevention Month, Memphis Crisis Center Always on Call

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently reported that suicide rates increased in nearly every state from 1999 through 2016 and more than 30 percent in half the states during that time, making suicide a leading cause of death in the United States. September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, but the Memphis Crisis… Read More


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UTHSC To Participate In Ride To Fight On! September 15

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Fourth-year medical student Peter Ketch got involved The Ride to Fight On! during his first year of medical school, after hearing about the West Cancer Center’s mission. “Professors, older students, and some physicians talked about it a lot and how much fun the event day was, so I had to sign up,” he said. “Each… Read More


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UTHSC Police Department Increases Impaired Driving Enforcement

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The UTHSC Campus Police Department is partnering with the Tennessee Highway Safety Office (THSO) for its “Booze It and Lose It” campaign through September 3, surrounding the Labor Day holiday. This initiative coincides with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” mobilization increasing enforcement as a deterrent to impaired driving… Read More


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Report Shows UTHSC Contributed $4 Billion to Tennessee’s Economy in FY 2017

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center contributed approximately $4 billion to the Tennessee economy in Fiscal Year 2017, according to a new study designed to gauge the university’s total economic impact on the state. The 2017 Economic Impact Report was done by Cyril F. Chang, PhD, professor of economics at the Fogelman College of… Read More


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Teresa Hartnett Receives Dr. Brent D. Ruben Award from Network for Change and Continuous Innovation

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Teresa Hartnett, EdD, associate dean of finance and administration for the UTHSC College of Medicine, received the 2018 Dr. Brent D. Ruben Award from the Network for Change and Continuous Innovation (NCCI). Dr. Hartnett is the immediate past president of NCCI. The Dr. Brent D. Ruben Award is named after one of the organization’s founders.… Read More