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UTHSC Campus Police Department Among Winners of 2021 Lifesavers and Law Enforcement Challenge

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UTHSC Campus Police

The Campus Police Department at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center was among the winners of the Tennessee Highway Safety Office’s 2021 Tennessee Lifesavers and Law Enforcement Challenge. The department won the conference’s Rookie Award, given to organizations that enter the law enforcement challenge for the first time. UTHSC Campus Police also finished third… Read More


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UTHSC Launches Resources Website to Support Health Care Workers Battling COVID-19

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Health care workers are experiencing stress and burnout, after fighting COVID-19 for more than a year and and half.

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center has launched a resources website designed to help health care workers and first responders take better care of themselves, after spending more than a year and a half on the front lines of the battle against COVID-19. The Resources for Health Care Workers website, uthsc.edu/coronavirus/healthcare-workers-resources.php, offers links to… Read More


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Teaching and Learning Center Celebrates First Cohort of Teaching Excellence Institute

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The Teaching and Learning Center (TLC) held an awards ceremony August 27 via Zoom for the first cohort to complete courses from its Teaching Excellence Institute. The Teaching and Learning Institute is a series of year-long programs for instructors interested in focusing on a specific topic related to teaching and learning. Participants meet monthly beginning… Read More


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Human Resources Leaders Come Together as One UT

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Brian Dickens

Brian Dickens, PhD, SPHR, SCP, CEC, joined the University of Tennessee System as the Chief Human Resources Officer in December 2019, just before the COVID-19 pandemic gripped the world and changed the workplace possibly forever. Almost overnight, organizations, including those in the UT System, went from in-person to remote, or a hybrid of the two.… Read More


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UTHSC Alumna Named President of American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry

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Jeannie Beauchamp, DDS, a 1991 graduate of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Dentistry, has been named president of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD). “I think this has been an unprecedented time with the pandemic,” she said.  “Dentists have gone back to work with restrictions. I believe everyone learned how… Read More


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Russell Named Vice Chancellor for Academic, Faculty and Student Affairs at UTHSC

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Dr. Cindy Russell

Cynthia Russell, PhD, RN, has been named vice chancellor for Academic, Faculty and Student Affairs (AFSA) at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Dr. Russell has served as the interim vice chancellor for AFSA since December 2020. With almost three decades of service to the university, Dr. Russell has also served as the associate… Read More


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UTHSC Has Record-Breaking Year Securing $121 Million In Research Grants and Contract Awards

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Office of Research announced that annual research grant and contract awards for FY21, which ended June 30, total more than $121 million, a 20.6% increase from last year. The FY21 research award total is $121,700,667. Roughly half of these funds come from federal sources. The faculty of all… Read More


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New Adult Dentistry Clinic in Memphis Opens

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“This is a milestone for the College of Dentistry,” said James Ragain, DDS, MS, PhD, FICD, FACD, dean of the College  of Dentistry at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, as he cut the ribbon opening the newest dental clinic on the Memphis campus The Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD) Clinic on the… Read More