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Student Appreciation Day Reignited with a Warm Welcome

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For the first time in two years, students gathered in person for a day dedicated just to them. There was good food, games, giveaways, and music. Thanks to the Office of Student Affairs and Community Engagement (SACE), students were able to spend a couple of hours unwinding and relaxing, a welcome respite as the end… Read More


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Chandra Alston Named Vice Chancellor of Human Resources at UTHSC

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Chandra Alston

Chandra Alston, EdD, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, has been named vice chancellor for Human Resources at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Dr. Alston has served as associate vice chancellor of HR since 2013, shortly after taking over as interim director after the previous retired on short notice in 2012. At the time, Dr. Alston was… Read More


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Mambo Italiano Restaurant Opens in Madison Plaza Food Court

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Mambo Italiano is the latest addition to the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Food Court in the Madison Plaza Building on the Memphis campus. It is the restaurant’s first location in Memphis and joins Chick-Fil-A, Pimentos, Soi No. 9, and Starbucks in the food court. The eatery serves pizza by the slice and personal… Read More


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UTHSC Student Discovers, Beats Cancer First Year in Medical School

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Abraham Almatari always knew he wanted to be a doctor. But he had no idea going to medical school would save his life. As a college athlete and rock climber, he wanted to go into orthopedics. But things quickly changed thanks to an ultrasound lab during his first year at UTHSC. “We didn’t have standardized… Read More


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Journey from MD to Nurse Practitioner Culminates at UTHSC College of Nursing

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practitioner, she feels her life's journey has brought her to her work caring for children.

When Filipina “Pin” Cevallos Schnabel was a teenager, a jellyfish bite triggered mastocytosis – an illness involving the mast cells – which introduced her to the health care world as a regular visitor to emergency rooms in her home country of the Philippines. Mast cells are involved in allergic reactions, and Dr. Schnabel suffers from… Read More


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UTHSC Establishes On-Campus Lab to Analyze COVID-19 Tests

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center has opened a lab on campus to analyze COVID-19 test samples to help speed up diagnoses in the community. By next week, the lab in the Department of Pathology on the fifth floor of the 930 Madison Plaza Building is expected to be able to analyze up to 1,500 tests per day with a same-day, or at most… Read More


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UTHSC Advisory Board Votes on Tuition Recommendation at January Meeting

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The UTHSC Advisory Board met Thursday afternoon at the Student-Alumni Center. Top on the agenda included action items on the Strategic Plan and a Tuition Proposal Recommendation. Lori Gonzalez, PhD, vice chancellor of Academic, Faculty and Student Affairs, presented revision updates to the Strategic Plan and schedule, based on recommendations from the board meeting from… Read More


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Graduate Health Sciences Student Group Increasing Sense of Community Among International Students

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A student group in the College of Graduate Health Sciences at UTHSC is aiming to help international students better adjust to their new life in Memphis. The International Students Association (ISA) has been active at UTHSC for several years, but has recently increased efforts to promote a friendly environment among students from diverse cultures. “There… Read More