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College of Dentistry at UTHSC Reaccredited by American Dental Association

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  Dentistry Dean Timothy L. Hottel Moves to New Role a Director of Statewide Oral Health Initiatives for UTHSC The College of Dentistry at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center has received full reaccreditation from the Commission on Dental Accreditation of the American Dental Association, the nation’s largest dental association. The major programs in Dentistry… Read More


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Defending Childhood Shelby Improving Landscape for Shelby County Youth

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Local leaders, youth services providers, health care professionals, and law enforcement personnel came together in the spirit of collaboration toward the goal of improving the lives of children in Shelby County during a Trauma Informed Care Summit at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. The summit was hosted by Defending Childhood Shelby, a federally… Read More


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Wilkinson Awarded Top Honors At American Association of Nurse Anesthetists Conference

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Third-year Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) student Sara Wilkinson took home top honors at the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) annual conference in Seattle. Wilkinson was the winner in three categories: the Student of Excellence Award, the Dean and Fred Hayden Memorial National Scholarship, and the AANA poster competition. The AANA has a membership… Read More


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Campus Police to Host Bike Ride through Medical District

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As part of National Campus Safety Awareness Month, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center Campus Police have partnered with the Memphis Medical District Collaborative to host Pedal Pushing, a 13-mile bike ride through the medical district. “With the UTHSC campus community actively participating as pedestrians and cyclists on a daily basis, it was important… Read More


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Wilson Elected Fellow of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine

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Thaddeus Wilson, PhD, associate professor in the Departments of Radiology and Pharmaceutical Sciences in the Colleges of Medicine and Pharmacy at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has been elected a Fellow of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM). The designation of Fellow honors members who have distinguished themselves by their… Read More


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Roth Appointed to Tennessee Council on Autism Spectrum Disorder

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  Jenness Roth, family disability training coordinator at the UT-Boling Center for Developmental Disabilities at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), was recently appointed to Tennesee Governor Bill Haslam’s Tennessee Council on Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Roth will serve a three-year term alongside the heads of a variety of governmental agencies. The purpose… Read More


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UTHSC Raises $5,000 for Hurricane Harvey Relief

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Thanks to the generosity of faculty, staff, and students, UTHSC was able to raise $5,000 from the Donuts for Donations event held last week in the GEB and Madison Plaza. All donations will go toward the American Red Cross for Hurricane Harvey recovery efforts. Houston native Kinsie Arnst, who is working on her PhD in… Read More


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Pickup Selected As Distinguished Fellow of the American Academy of Physician Assistants

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Leigh Anne Pickup, MMSc, PA-C, DFAAPA, assistant professor and assistant director of clinical education in the Department of Physician Assistant Studies in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has been selected as a Distinguished Fellow of the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA). The Distinguished Fellow program was… Read More