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UTHSC Among Top 3 Companies to Raise Most Donations for AHA Mid-South Heart Walk

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center was among the top three companies to raise the most donations for this year’s American Heart Association 2019 Mid-South Heart Walk and Red Dress Dash held Saturday, April 27 at AutoZone Park. Through 369 donations, UTHSC raised $13,702. UTHSC had a total of 13 teams to participate led… Read More


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Tejesh Patel Named in Memphis Business Journal’s Top 40 Under 40

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Tejesh Patel, MD, FAAD, chair of the Kaplan-Amonette Department of Dermatology in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, has been selected as one of the Memphis Business Journal’s Top 40 Under 40 in Memphis . The 40 Under 40 Awards salute men and women under the age of 40… Read More


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Law Enforcement Officers Attend First Responders Training at UTHSC

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As part of its commitment to emergency response and providing a safer campus environment, Campus Police at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center hosted more than 27 law enforcement officers from across the Mid-South last week as part of the Advanced Law Enforcement Rapid Response Training (ALERRT). The standard for active shooter response training,… Read More


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Campus Police Pay Homage During National Police Week

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  Campus police personnel at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center honored their own last week, as they celebrated National Police Week. In 1962, President Kennedy proclaimed May 15 as “National Peace Officers Memorial Day,” and week in which the date falls, as “National Police Week.” Established by a joint resolution of Congress in… Read More


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Campus Recreation Program Continues to Inspire Healthy Habits

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“I matter.” For Carolyn Smith, that was the single most important factor for participating in the Healthy Living Program at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Smith, training specialist in the Campus Police Department, was part of the most recent class to complete Campus Recreation’s Healthy Living Program. The 12-week program provides structure, expert… Read More


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UTHSC Trained Physician Receives Franklin D. Roosevelt Freedom of Worship Award

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A simple kind gesture with six words on a sign that read, “Heartsong Church welcomes Memphis Islamic Center,” served as a catalyst that sparked a lasting bond between the Memphis Islamic Center and the Heartsong Church nine years ago. That friendship grew into the Memphis Friendship Foundation, a group dedicated to fostering unity and understanding… Read More


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Kimberly Moore Named Administrative Director for Facilities Administration

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Kimberly Moore is the new administrative director for Facilities Administration at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. She will begin in the new role starting Monday, November 27, and will report to Emile J. David, associate vice chancellor of Facilities Administration. Moore previously served as assistant director for the Office of Accounting and Budget… Read More


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Women’s Resource Group Raises $1,200 for Mid-South Food Bank

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The Women’s Resource Group at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center raised $1,200 toward providing 3600 meals to families in the Mid-South. The funds were raised through donations from the first Women’s Resource Group Holiday Recipe Swap and Tasting Event held recently at the Student-Alumni Center to benefit the Mid-South Food Bank. “UTHSC has… Read More