Category: Public Service


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Hartig Receives Common Table Health Alliance Community Service Award

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Peg Thorman Hartig, PhD, APN-BC, FAANP, professor in the UTHSC College of Nursing at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), received the Renee S. Frazier Advocacy and Community Service Award from the Common Table  Health Alliance (CTHA) during its 10th annual meeting recently. The award was given in recognition of Dr. Hartig’s personal… Read More


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National Suicide and the Black Church Conference Underway at UTHSC

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Faith leaders, mental health and health care professionals, government officials, and community advocates from Memphis and across Tennessee came together today at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center for the 9th National Suicide and the Black Church Conference presented by The Healing Center. Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee, in Memphis Tuesday and today for various… Read More


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HIIM Student Hopes to Break Down Barriers to Quality Health Care

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Tamika Douglas, a student in Health Informatics and Information Management (HIIM) at UTHSC, considers herself a community activist. She is breaking down barriers as a volunteer for the Music City Riders United, a union group that advocates for bus riders, bus drivers, and mechanics in Nashville. She has spent more than 150 volunteer hours doing… Read More


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UTHSC, The Healing Center to Host National Suicide and the Black Church Conference June 12-13

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Professionals from all over the city of Memphis are coming together to discuss and provide insight into child and adolescent suicide, with a specific focus on the black community. The 9th biannual National Suicide and the Black Church Conference will take place at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) on June 12-13. This… Read More


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Training Future Scientists

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In the new issue of the UTHSC Graduate Health Sciences Magazine you’ll meet the next generation of investigators and scientists receiving training at UTHSC; learn how the college is partnering with universities from across the globe to bring PhD students to Memphis; and meet the faculty recognized for their excellence in teaching by students at… Read More


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UTHSC Campus Police Department Continues To Increase Seat Belt Enforcement During Click It or Ticket Mobilization

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As summer kicks off and families hit the road for vacation, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center Campus Police are partnering with the Tennessee Highway Safety Office (THSO) to remind motorists to “Click It or Ticket.” Until June 2, participating agencies across the state will increase seat belt enforcement as part of the National… Read More


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2018-2019 Annual Report

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There is much to be proud of at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Our new 2018-2019 Annual Report looks at UTHSC’s economic impact on the state, new construction that is changing the face of the campus, new in leadership that is bringing fresh ideas, and our students who are changing our communities.


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UTHSC College of Medicine Dean: Great Accomplishments, More Work Ahead

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Eight months into his role as the Robert Kaplan Executive Dean of the UTHSC College of Medicine, Scott Strome, MD, has his sights set firmly on building a true academic medical center at UTHSC. “I believe our school needs an academic medical center, not just for the College of Medicine, but also for the College… Read More