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UTHSC College of Dentistry Provides $17,954 Worth of Free Dental Services to Middle School Students for 2017 Give Kids a Smile Day

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Students, faculty and staff of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) College of Dentistry provided free dental services Thursday to 78 sixth-, seventh- and eighth-grade students on National Give Kids A Smile Day. A total of 893 dental procedures worth $17,954 were performed during the  service event, one of many ways UTHSC annually… Read More


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Student National Medical Association to Host Dream Big Conference January 14

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  More than 75 middle and high school students are expected to attend a conference Saturday, January 14, sponsored by the Student National Medical Association (SNMA) at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) and designed to mentor them by sharpening their social, cultural, and professional skills. The second annual Dream Big conference will… Read More


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College Spotlight: The UTHSC College of Dentistry Continues Its Commitment to Expand and Address the Pressing Needs In the Community

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Dentistry is fulfilling its commitment to serve the needs of the underserved in our communities. New clinics have opened across the state — in Jackson, Union City, Bristol and recently, Chattanooga – with a new dental sleep medicine clinic slated to open in the spring. The… Read More


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University of Tennessee Health Science Center Alumna Dr. Christina Rosenthal Featured on Local Memphis

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Local dentist and UTHSC alumna Dr. Christina Rosenthal was on Local Memphis Live on ABC 24 to discuss her “Determined to Be a Doctor Someday” program, sponsored by UTHSC, Delta Dental, and Paradigm Dental Center, LLC. Held at UTHSC, the program encourages minority and underrepresented students’ interests in pursuing careers in professional health care.


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College Spotlight: College of Health Professions’ Educational Agenda Extends Beyond the Classroom

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The College of Health Professions (COHP) at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) is committed to creating educational programs that extend beyond the classroom and into the community. “Students in allied health professions, as in other health care disciplines, recognize that they have responsibilities that go beyond academic instruction,” said Lori Gonzalez, PhD,… Read More


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UTHSC Alumna Dana Webster Cole Gives Back to Gatlinburg

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University of Tennessee Health Science Center alumna Dana Webster Cole (COHP ’98 – Health Informatics and Information Management), who works as a senior business systems analyst for Baptist Medical Group, had plans for a girls trip to Gatlinburg with her best friend, Crystal, for relaxation, but her plans changed with a purpose. She heard about… Read More


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UTHSC’s Healthy Living Program Making Strides Against Obesity One Life at a Time

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Kathy Mathis, office manager in the Office of General Counsel, and Martin Donaldson, DDS, associate professor of pediatric dentistry and community oral health in the College of Dentistry, know how beneficial the Healthy Living Program at UTHSC can be. They are two of the program’s major success stories. Since participating in the program, Mathis has… Read More


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UTHSC College of Medicine Named Among ’10 to Watch’ in 2017 by Greater Memphis Chamber

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For David Stern, MD, Robert Kaplan Executive Dean of the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, a primary goal is “to see the university become essential to the fabric of health and wellness in our community.” Since he joined UTHSC five years ago, the College of Medicine has made great… Read More