College: Graduate Health


Student-Postdoc Dream Team Makes Waves With Self-Directed Research Project

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A project that began out of curiosity has become something much more significant and potentially successful than recent graduate Rachel Perkins, PhD, and postdoc Isaac de Souza Araújo, PhD, had imagined. The two are making substantial strides in a collaborative independent research project funded by the College of Graduate Health Sciences’ Student Self-Directed Research Funding… Read More


Advisory Board Approves FY 2025 Budget Proposal

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Advisory Board Friday unanimously approved a budget proposal for FY 2025 that includes an operating budget of $696.4 million, a 3% across-the-board state-funded pay raise for faculty and staff, and no increase in mandatory student fees The budget proposal, which now goes to the UT Board of Trustees for consideration… Read More


771 Degrees to be Awarded in Spring Commencement Ceremonies May 13, 19

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Jasmine Walker, BSN, RN, who will graduate from the Doctor of Nursing Practice Nurse-Midwifery program May 13, believes her degree will help her advocate for the best care for women, especially in underserved communities. “Midwifery represents everything I stand for: women’s empowerment, creating a safe environment to build rapport with people, educating, providing evidence-based care, and… Read More


Advisory Board to Meet May 10

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Advisory Board will meet Friday, May 10, at 11 a.m. CDT, in the Mooney Library, 875 Monroe Ave., on the Memphis campus.   On the agenda: Chancellor’s Report Report on 2024 Giving Day Presentation of Student Fees FY2025 Budget Proposal Legislative Session Summary and Special Presentation While the meeting… Read More


UT Health Science Center’s 2024 Giving Day Surpasses Donor Goal

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s fourth-annual Giving Day April 23 was a success, raising $664,850 and exceeding the goal of 1,000 donors in 24 hours with 1,155 donors from across the country. “We had a banner Giving Day and across the board a record number of donors,” Chancellor Peter Buckley, MD, said in… Read More


Graduate Health Sciences Magazine Showcases Impactful Work of Students and Researchers

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The Spring 2024 issue of the College of Graduate Health Sciences Magazine illustrates how the college continues to support innovation among its students, postdocs, and faculty, allowing them to develop a career-long dedication to finding cures and answering the big questions. Fostering Ingenuity Learn how an initiative in the College of Graduate Health Sciences helped… Read More


UT Health Science Center’s Fourth-Annual Giving Day Set for April 23

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Rick Sain, PharmD, served two years as president of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Pharmacy Alumni Association Board. He plans to continue to give back to his alma mater by donating during the fourth-annual UT Health Science Center Giving Day on Tuesday, April 23. The 24-hour campaign raises funds to support… Read More


UT Health Science Center Leadership Applauds Appointment of New Executive Director for Statewide Research Innovation Institute

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The announcement in February that researchers at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center are part of a $20 million multi-institutional award from the University of Tennessee-Oak Ridge Innovation Institute (UT-ORII) to develop new radiopharmaceutical cancer therapies signaled UT Health Science Center’s increasing role in high-profile collaborative research across the state. The appointment Thursday of… Read More