Category: Public Service


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New UTHSC Global Surgery Institute Mobilizes to Help Around the World

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First-year medical student Janyn Quiz, 24, grew up in the Philippines and moved to the United States two years ago with her family. She is among a group of students and faculty at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center working to promote surgical mission work around the world through a newly formed UTHSC Global… Read More


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Baptist and UTHSC to Host Black Men in White Coats Youth Summit April 28

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Baptist Memorial Health Care, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and Baptist College of Health Sciences along with other partners will host the Black Men in White Coats Youth Summit on Saturday, April 28 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Dr. H. Edward Garrett Sr. Auditorium on the Baptist Memorial Hospital-Memphis campus, located… Read More


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UTHSC Student Pharmacists to Participate in National Drug Take Back Day April 28

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On April 28, the American Pharmacists Association Academy of Student Pharmacists (APhA-ASP) at University of Tennessee Health Science Center will collaborate with the Collierville and Oakland (TN) Police Departments for the Drug Enforcement Administration’s National Drug Take Back Day. To increase public knowledge of safe medication disposal, student pharmacists from UTHSC will be on the… Read More


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Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology Hosts First Tamika Catchings Youth Basketball Clinic

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One of the things former Lady Vol basketball standout Tamika Catchings enjoys the most is giving back to her community. On April 7, Catchings and the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology hosted the first Tamika Catchings Youth Basketball Clinic at the Regal Teen Center of the Boys and… Read More


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UTHSC Campus Police Increasing Safety, Visibility in the Memphis Medical District

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Campus Police Department wants the Memphis Medical District to know it is here to keep not only the campus safe, but the surrounding medical district community. “We want everyone to know that we want to be a part of the community,” said Anthony Berryhill, chief of Campus Police… Read More


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OT Students Host Second-Annual Art Auction Fund-Raiser for Therapy Center

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For the second consecutive year, Occupational Therapy students at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center will host a community art auction to raise funds for the UTHSC Rachel Kay Stevens Therapy Center, the only pro bono occupational therapy clinic in the area. The Rachel Kay Stevens Therapy Center Art Show and Auction is set… Read More


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Fourth-Year Dental Student Glad He Chose Profession

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It’s a confidence thing, according to Bryan Goodman, who is in his last year of dentistry school at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, and it’s what excites him the most about becoming a dentist. “When patients are in my chair, I joke a lot with them, and that interaction is important to me,… Read More


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Stewart Honored As Memphis Legend By Healing Center

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Altha J. Stewart, MD, associate professor of psychiatry and director of the Center for Health in Justice Involved Youth at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), was named a Memphis Legend by the Healing Center Baptist Church in Memphis . The Oakhaven-based church is led by Bishop William Young and his wife, Pastor… Read More