College: Graduate Health


CHIPS Recognized by Becker’s Hospital Review for Great Simulation and Education

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The Center for Healthcare Improvement and Patient Simulation (CHIPS) at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is recognized in Becker’s Hospital Review list of 34 hospitals and health systems with great simulation and education programs for 2023. The list recognizes programs their cutting-edge technologies, lifelike scenarios and safe environments that builds provider confidence through… Read More


Harry Potter’s Magic Connection to Real-Life Science on Display at UTHSC Library

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First-year nursing student Mary Mayden says she grew up on the Harry Potter movies. She may not have read the books, but she was excited when she walked into UTHSC’s Health Sciences Library around lunchtime Wednesday to work with friends on a group project and saw the new exhibit that ties Harry Potter and science… Read More


UTHSC a Member of Consortium Awarded Grant to Support Biotechnology Innovation

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UTHSC is helping drive biotech innovation as a member of a regional consortium that was awarded a major federal grant to develop a strategy to advance biomanufacturing capabilities across Tennessee, Mississippi, and Alabama. UTHSC joins more than 30 public and private organizations led by the University of Mississippi to form the Southeast Biotech Collaborative, or… Read More


PhD Student Says Studies Let Him Be ‘Friends with Geniuses’

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When asked why he likes being a doctoral student and working in a lab at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Christopher Pitzer says, “I just kind of casually get to be friends with geniuses.” Pitzer is in his final year in the molecular and translational physiology track of the Biomedical Sciences Program in… Read More


Graduate Health Sciences Alumnus Strives to Help Students Decades After Graduating

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Joseph Tarnowski, PhD, has led a successful career since graduating from the College of Graduate Health Sciences in 1979. Now, as he prepares to retire in November, he is dedicated to helping students achieve their own success. Dr. Tarnowski’s decades-long career in the biopharmaceutical industry began essentially as a back-up plan. Before attending UTHSC, where… Read More


Teaching and Learning Center Helps PhD Student Progress Toward Career in Academia

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Alaina Grissom, MS, from Rochester, New York, has always aspired to be an educator. With a passion for the field of speech and language pathology, she is pursuing a career that merges both fields. As she prepares for graduation in May 2024, a program in the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Teaching and Learning… Read More


CHIPS Wins 2023 Innovation Award

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The Center for Healthcare Improvement and Patient Simulation (CHIPS) at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center was one of five recipients of the 2023 Innovation Awards presented today by Inside Memphis Business magazine and Memphis Magazine. CHIPS was recognized for putting Memphis and Tennessee on the map for cutting-edge simulation training across all health… Read More


2023 Norfleet Forum to Focus on Artificial Intelligence in Health Care

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The 2023 Frank Norfleet Forum for the Advancement of Health is set for Friday, October 20, from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Held for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic, this prestigious health forum will focus on artificial intelligence (AI) in health care and how it… Read More