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UTHSC College of Pharmacy to Host Race for the Summitt April 23

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Students from the American Pharmacists Association Academy of Student Pharmacists (APhA-ASP) at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) will host Race for the Summitt at Health Sciences Park in Memphis on Sunday, April 23, at 8:30 a.m. Organized in 2012 by students in the College of Pharmacy at UTHSC, Race for the Summitt… Read More


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UTHSC Gives HOSA Students an Inside Look Into the World of Health Care

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On Friday, March 24, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC ) Simulation Program and Department of Graduate Medical Education partnered with the Tennessee Rural Partnership, a non-profit workforce collective, and hosted 40 Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) students from western Tennessee. This was the first symposium held on the UTHSC campus but… Read More


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UTHSC Administrator Allen Dupont Takes Hobby to New Levels; Uses Skydiving to Help Raise Funds to Fight Women’s Cancer

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During the week, Allen Dupont, PhD, MS, is the keeper of numbers for the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. But most weekends, you’ll find him 14,000 feet above rural west Tennessee farmland doing what he loves to do – skydiving. Dupont, director of Institutional Effectiveness at UTHSC, is matter of fact about the daring… Read More


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College of Dentistry Honors Distinguished Alumni During William F. Slagle Dental Meeting

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  Four awards were presented to distinguished alumni during the recent William F. Slagle Dental Meeting and College of Dentistry Alumni Weekend hosted by the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC). There were a total of 834 attendees at the meeting. DeWayne B. McCamish, DDS, MS, and the late Carl L. Sebelius, DDS, received… Read More


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Mentoring Program for Boys at UTHSC Aims to Build Greatness; Luncheon Honors Participants

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Deborah Moore said she’s seen her grandson, Ryan Maxwell, 17, come out of his shell since he started participating in the mentoring program for boys sponsored by the Shelby County Relative Caregiver Program at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC). “The program has brought a lot out of Ryan,” said Moore, who is… Read More


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College of Pharmacy Dean Marie Chisholm-Burns of UTHSC Receives 2017 INSIGHT Into Diversity Magazine Giving Back Award

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Marie Chisholm-Burns, PharmD, MPH, MBA, FCCP, FASHP, FAST, dean and professor in the College of Pharmacy, which has distance campuses in Nashville and Knoxville, received the 2017 Giving Back Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity and inclusion publication in higher education. The Giving Back Award honors college and university administrators… Read More


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UTHSC Hosts Strategic Planning Session to Discuss Ways to Improve Local Juvenile Justice System

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  The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) and Altha Stewart, MD, director of the Center for Health in Justice Involved Youth at UTHSC, hosted a two-day strategic planning session for local leaders and juvenile justice professionals aimed at improving services for young people in the Shelby County justice system. The conference addressed the… Read More


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College of Dentistry to Present Lessons in a Lunchbox Oral Health Literacy Program on February 23

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Faculty, students, and staff of the College of Dentistry at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) will bring Lessons in a Lunchbox: Healthy Teeth Essentials & Facts About Snacks™, an oral health literacy program developed around a lunch box, to students at Bruce Elementary School on Thursday, February 23. More than 170 students… Read More