College: Health Professions


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UTHSC to Host Dinner with Tamika Catchings October 27 in Knoxville

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On October 27, former Lady Vol and WNBA star Tamika Catchings will speak at a fundraising dinner to benefit two scholarship funds for the Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology in the College of Health Professions at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC). Dinner with Tamika Catchings will take place at The Foundry… Read More


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Weisser-Pike to Provide Rehabilitation to First IMT Patient in the United States

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The first patient in the United States to receive an implanted miniature telescope (IMT) following cataract surgery will receive rehabilitation from an assistant professor in the Department of Occupational Therapy in the College of Health Professions at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC). Low vision rehabilitation and occupational therapist Orli Weisser-Pike, OTD, OTR/L,… Read More


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Chancellor Says Growth in Enrollment, Clinical Revenue Make 2016-2017 a Win

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s academic and clinical performance over the last year has been at “a national caliber level,” Chancellor Steve Schwab, MD, said during his annual State of the University Address. Revenues were the highest ever for the university, and student recruitment and performance continued an upward trajectory. “I think we’ve… Read More


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Stephen E. Alway Named Dean of the College of Health Professions at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center

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Chancellor Steve Schwab, MD, of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center has named Stephen E. Alway, PhD, dean of the College of Health Professions. He will begin his new appointment on December 15, 2017. Dr. Alway previously served as chair of the Division of Exercise Physiology, executive chairperson of the Department of Human Performance… Read More


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Collaborative Research Results In More Cost Effective, Less Invasive Hearing Test For Canines

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Collaborative research between the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology and the UT College of Veterinary Medicine has led to a discovery of a more cost effective and less invasive way to test hearing in puppies. Ashley Harkrider, PhD, professor and chair of the Department of Audiology and Speech… Read More


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UTHSC Welcomes 984 New Students to Campus

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center kicked off the back-to-school season by welcoming 984 new students to campus. Eight orientations were held to acclimate the 127 Dentistry, 97 Graduate Health Sciences, 229 Health Professions, 169 Medicine, 187 Nursing, and 175 Pharmacy students to campus. The new fall class had an increase in enrollment of… Read More


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Reynolds Elected to the Commission on Certification for Health Informatics and Information Management

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Rebecca Reynolds, EdD, RHIA, CHPS, chair and professor of the Department of Health Informatics and Information Management and privacy coordinator in the College of Health Professions at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has been elected to serve on the Commission on Certification for Health Informatics and Information Management (CCHIIM), beginning in 2018.… Read More


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University Photographer Thurman Hobson Retires after 47 Years

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Back in the summer of 1970, fresh from a stint in the Air Force that took him to Greenland, Japan and Korea, Thurman Hobson came to what is now the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. The 23-year-old Manassas High School graduate signed on at the university as a photographer’s assistant. Forty-seven years later, Hobson,… Read More