College: Graduate Health


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Student Nick Saites Honored for Exceptional Community Service

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For as long as he can remember, UTHSC student Louis “Nick” Saites has had a love for science, research and public service. Now, he is in a position that marries all three, and he’s being honored for pursuing those passions. Involved in many service-oriented organizations, Saites was recently awarded the 2016 Harold Love Award for… Read More


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Inaugural CORNET Awards Ceremony at UTHSC Presents a Total of $422,504 to Nine New Collaborative Research Initiatives

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Nine research grants were announced recently as the 2016 awardees for the inaugural University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) Collaborative Research Network (CORNET) Awards. Based on the ideals of cross-disciplinary team science, the CORNET Awards were created to stimulate innovative, interdisciplinary, team research that crosses not only UTHSC’s Memphis colleges, but also encourages collaboration… Read More


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Graduate Student Wins Award with Robot Model for Scoliosis

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The technology behind the back brace used to treat scoliosis has not changed in 40 years according to Chloe Chung, a UTHSC graduate student. That’s too long, she said. “It really is in need of change.” Scoliosis is a bend in the spine, Chung explained, coupled with axial rotation, and typically is treated in childhood… Read More


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UTHSC’s Teaching and Learning Center Plans Events, Boosts Profile

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The Teaching and Learning Center at UTHSC has ambitious aims: To help teachers teach, and students learn. “We will branch into all areas of teaching and learning here at UTHSC,” said Karen Shader, PhD, who joined UTHSC in January as the center’s associate director. The Teaching and Learning Center will host an open house with… Read More


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UTHSC Students Make Beautiful Music Together

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As a first-year medical student at UT Health Science Center, Peter Duden missed music. He had played tuba in an ensemble as an undergrad. “I missed the challenge of public performances,” he said. So he reached out to his fellow students via email, hoping to find others who wanted to perform. At first, he didn’t… Read More


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New Personal Safety Features Coming to Campus

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There’s a threatening situation at a business near your building, but you miss the notification because you’re away from your UTHSC email. You’re walking across campus alone at night, wishing you had someone with you. You’re headed to the parking garage, and realize no one else is around. Two new security features coming to UTHSC… Read More


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UT President Joe DiPietro Gives First State of UT Address; System is Strong and Accomplishing More Every Day

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The state of the University of Tennessee is as strong as the depth and breadth of its impact, UT President Joe DiPietro said in his first-ever State of the University address Tuesday, February 16. Before a capacity live crowd and hundreds more watching a streaming webcast, DiPietro also declared UT’s position on recent issues. “Despite… Read More


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New Pilot Awards Program Launches at UTHSC to Aid Researchers with Preliminary Data Analysis for Future Grant Proposals

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The Office of the Chancellor in conjunction with the Institute for Research, Innovation, Synergy and Health Equity (iRISE) and the Department of Preventive Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) announce the launch of the Chancellor’s Pilot Awards. These awards will provide financial assistance in the form of vouchers to support preliminary… Read More