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UTHSC Campus Police Department Emphasizes Seat Belt Enforcement For Second Year During Click It or Ticket Mobilization

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For the second year, campus police at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center are partnering with the Tennessee Highway Safety Office to remind motorists to “Click It or Ticket.” Participating agencies across the state will increase seat belt enforcement as part of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) nationwide mobilization, which runs through… Read More


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UTHSC Key Supporter in City’s New Bike Share Program

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Janine Twitchell is new to Memphis, but as an avid cyclist, she was happy to be part of the team from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center that took part in the inaugural bike ride today to kick off Explore Bike Share, the city’s new bike share program. “I love Memphis,” the administrative assistant… Read More


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Campus Police Pay Homage During National Police Week

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  Campus police personnel at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center honored their own last week, as they celebrated National Police Week. In 1962, President Kennedy proclaimed May 15 as “National Peace Officers Memorial Day,” and week in which the date falls, as “National Police Week.” Established by a joint resolution of Congress in… Read More


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GEB Staff Dedicated to Providing the Ultimate Educational Experience at UTHSC

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The General Education Building (GEB) is known as “the educational hub of the UTHSC student experience.” On any given day, you’ll see students from various colleges attending lectures or labs there, medical students learning how to properly draw blood, dental students simulating dental practice on manikins in the Dental Simulation Lab, and Clinical Laboratory Science… Read More


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Community Health Collaborative Honors UTHSC’s Ken Brown for Visionary Leadership

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One has to look no further than the new Center for Healthcare Improvement and Patient Simulation at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center to see an example of the outstanding leadership of Ken Brown, JD, MPA, PhD, FACHE, the university’s executive vice chancellor, chief operations officer, and the visionary behind the $39.7 million building.… Read More


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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