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Brad Boucher Named Rho Chi National President-Elect

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Brad Boucher, PharmD, FCCP, FCCM was named the national president-elect of the Rho Chi Society at its annual meeting in March. Dr. Boucher currently serves as associate dean of Strategic Initiatives and Operations, as well as professor of Clinical Pharmacy at UTHSC. In his role as president-elect, Dr. Boucher will perform the duties of the… Read More


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APhA-ASP Chapter Honored with National Awards

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At the American Pharmacists Association-Academy of Student Pharmacists (APhA-ASP) Annual Meeting in March, the UT College of Pharmacy chapter was recognized with multiple national awards. The National Immunization Award is given to the APhA-ASP chapter that provides the most immunizations to patients in numerous innovative events, excluding those given as part of a student’s paid… Read More


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Student Philanthropy Week Launched at The University of Tennessee Health Science Center

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Nearly 100 students at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) Memphis campus will join forces for Student Philanthropy Week from April 21-28. Together, students from the UTHSC Colleges of Allied Health Sciences, Dentistry, Graduate Health Sciences, Medicine, Nursing and Pharmacy will lead and participate in free initiatives to serve the health needs of… Read More


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Medical Director/Assistant Professor Dr. Kent Lee Proposal Accepted by the AAMC

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PA Faculty Member Dr. Kent Lee Proposal Accepted by the AAMC (April 8, 2014) The Department of Physician Assistant Studies is pleased to announce that our medical director, Dr. Kent A. Lee’s proposal for scholarship on faculty diversity and inclusion to the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) on “Faculty Diversity and Inclusion in Academic Medicine” has… Read More


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Kennard Brown, UTHSC Executive Vice Chancellor and Chief Operations Officer, Honored for Promoting Diversity in Health Care Education

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Kennard Brown, JD, MPA, PhD, FACHE, executive vice chancellor and chief operations officer of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has received the Healthcare Education Award from the Nashville-based Council on Workforce Innovation.


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April is Child Abuse Prevention Month

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April is designated as Child Abuse Prevention Month. Across the state, Child Abuse Prevention Providers help raise awareness by planting Pinwheel Gardens. Each pinwheel honors one of the 95,000 babies expected to be born in our state this year – and represents the belief that getting it right early in childhood is less costly than… Read More


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Cope Honored with TSSP Allegiance Award

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Nathan Cope, fourth year student pharmacist, was awarded the Tennessee Society of Student Pharmacists (TSSP) Allegiance Award at the Tennessee Pharmacists Association (TPA) MidYear Meeting in February.  This award is given annually to a student showing dedication, dependability and commitment, along with spirit and loyalty to TSSP. Since entering pharmacy school in 2010, Nathan has played an… Read More


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Second Annual Race for the Summitt Raises Funds, Awareness in Battle Against Alzheimer’s

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This year’s Race for the Summitt  at UTHSC raised more then $8,000 for The Pat Summitt Foundation, which is dedicated to winning the fight against Alzheimer’s disease. The American Pharmacists Association Academy of Student Pharmacists (APhA-ASP) chapter at UTHSC’s College of Pharmacy hosted the race.