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UTHSC’s Stephanie Lancaster Receives Excellence in Education Award by TNOTA

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The Tennessee Occupational Therapy Association has recognized Stephanie Lancaster, EdD, OTR/L, ATP, CAPS, program director for the UTHSC Department of Occupational Therapy, with a 2020 Excellence in Education Award. Dr. Lancaster is one of two educators in Tennessee recognized with the distinction, which is based on student nominations. “It’s such an honor to have received this… Read More


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UTHSC Student’s Data Application Influencing Health Care Outcomes During Pandemic

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Leigh McCormack, an online PhD student in the College of Health Professions at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, is using her technology startup to make a difference in health care outcomes during the COVID-19 pandemic. McCormack, who is focusing her studies on health policy in the Health Informatics and Information Management program, is… Read More


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Madlock-Brown Gives Keynote Presentation at Oregon State University’s End of Summer Symposium

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Charisse Madlock-Brown, PhD, MLS, assistant professor of Health Informatics and Information Management  in the College of Health Professions and co-director of Informatics at the Tennessee Clinical and Translational Science Institute at the University  of Tennessee Health Science Center, recently gave the keynote address at Oregon State University’s End of Summer Symposium via Zoom. The title… Read More


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UTHSC Rachel Kay Stevens Therapy Center Offering Telehealth Services

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The UTHSC Rachel Kay Stevens Therapy Center (RKSTC), a student-run, pro bono, pediatric occupational therapy clinic, is offering therapy via telehealth, as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. The center was founded in 2016 in memory of OT student Rachel Kay Stevens, who died suddenly after starting her training at UTHSC. The clinic serves underinsured… Read More


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UTHSC Alumnae Start Camp for Children With Special Needs

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When UTHSC College of Health Professions alumna and pediatric physical therapist Ashleigh Dalton, DPT, was researching recreational resources for her clients, she noticed that there was a lack of summer camps available for children with special needs.  So, she teamed up with fellow COHP alumna and pediatric occupational therapist Helen Berry, OTR/L, to start Camp… Read More


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PhD Candidate Speaks ‘Kiddo’ to Help Young Patients Communicate

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While she was an undergraduate student, Amanda Simmons spent most of her time taking center stage as a vocal performance major. At the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, she performed and studied music and vocal pedagogy. Now, as a PhD candidate in the Speech and Hearing Science Program in the Department of Audiology… Read More


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$1 Million Grant to Aid Work with Hearing Impaired Children

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Faculty members in the Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and the Education of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Program at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville have received a $1.08 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education. The grant will allow graduate students to receive… Read More


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Kasser Named Interim Chair of Physical Therapy at UTHSC

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The College of Health Professions at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center has named Richard Kasser, PhD, PT, interim chair and program director for the for the Department of Physical Therapy. In addition to this role, Dr. Kasser will continue to serve in his current position as assistant dean for Student Affairs in the… Read More