College: Health Professions


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Richey and Singhal Awarded $1.9 Million To Study Orthosis Effectiveness in Veterans

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Researchers Phyllis Richey, PhD, professor in the Departments of Preventive Medicine, Physical Therapy and Pediatrics, and Kunal Singhal, PhD, PT, assistant professor in the Department of Physical Therapy, at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), were recently awarded $1,998,325 to study the effectiveness of a new robotic exoskeletal technology for use by military… Read More


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UTHSC Helps ‘Lost Boy’ Find a Home

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A civil war in Southern Sudan forced Deng Maluk to flee his home in 1987. He was 8 years old and alone. Maluk, now an alumnus of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, returned home last year for the first time since he was a boy. After 18 hours on a plane, an overnight… Read More


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UTHSC Adopts Innovative Model for Student Mental Health Services

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When third-year medical student Hannah Ashitey was preparing for a major exam, she turned to the Office of Student Academic Support Services and Inclusion (SASSI) for help with her studies. Ashitey got more than just academic assistance, and she believes the help made a big difference in her success. “I went to SASSI and was… Read More


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Leilani Collins Retiring from UTHSC

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“Never stop learning.” This is the final message that accomplished medical technologist and educator Leilani “Lani” Collins would like to share with her students as she transitions into retirement. Collins, who has served in her profession for more than four decades, is an associate professor in the Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences in the College… Read More


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Kumar and Wu Win RHAT Poster Contest; Emphasize Importance of Interprofessional Education

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Sajeesh Kumar, PhD, and Lin Wu, MLIS, AHIP, of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) won the faculty division award at the 2017 Rural Health Association of Tennessee (RHAT) Annual Poster Contest. The contest was a part of RHAT’s 23rd annual Rural Health Conference, which was held in November in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee.… Read More


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Zachry’s Occupational Therapy Blog Ranked 26th By Feedspot

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Anne Zachry, PhD, OTR/L, chair and assistant professor in the Department of Occupational Therapy in the College of Health Professions at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has been recognized by Feedspot as having one of the top 75 occupational therapy (OT) blogs on the web. Her blog was ranked 26th by Feedspot. Dr.… Read More


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UTHSC Makes ‘Top Workplaces’ List for Fourth Year

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center has been named one of the 2017 Top Workplaces in the Greater Memphis area by The Commercial Appeal. It is the fourth consecutive year the university has achieved the designation. The recognition is based solely on employee surveys conducted for the newspaper by Energage, a leading research firm on organizational… Read More


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Dinner With Tamika Catchings Brings in $83,000 for UTHSC Audiology and Speech Pathology Scholarships

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A scholarship benefit dinner featuring former Lady Vol and WNBA standout Tamika Catchings brought in a total of $83,000 for the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s (UTHSC) Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology. The event, which was attended by more than 300 people, took place at The Foundry on the World’s Fair Site in… Read More