College: Health Professions


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UTHSC to Graduate 92 Students in 2022 Winter Commencement Ceremony

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center will hold its Winter Commencement ceremony on Monday, December 12, at 10 a.m., at the Cannon Center for the Performing Arts. Degrees will be awarded to 92 graduating students, including 14 from the College of Graduate Health Sciences, 11 from the College of Health Professions, 32 from the… Read More


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UTHSC Faculty, Staff, Students Honored for Making an Impact

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The Office of Inclusion, Equity, and Diversity presented the UTHSC Impact Awards to acknowledge and celebrate students, faculty, and staff members for going beyond the call of duty in their roles at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Winners of the Lichterman Award, the Chancellor’s Exempt Staff Award, the Student Social Justice and Diversity Healthcare… Read More


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Young Named a Fellow in Society for Simulation in Healthcare Academy

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Jarrod Young, MBA, BSE, CHSOS-A, FSSH, operations lead at the Center for Healthcare Improvement and Patient Simulation (CHIPS) at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, has been accepted into the Society for Simulation in Healthcare (SSH) Academy as a new Fellow. Young is one of 111 people across 13 countries to be awarded this… Read More


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College of Health Professions Celebrates 50th Anniversary

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What today is the College of Health Professions at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center started small and has grown over the last half century to encompass four departments and one division across a wide spectrum of health care professions. The college celebrates its 50th anniversary today, November 18, with celebrations in Memphis. The… Read More


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Chancellor Peter Buckley Receives Distinguished Service Membership From Association of American Medical Colleges

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The Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) at its recent annual meeting honored Peter Buckley, MD, chancellor of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, with the distinguished service membership for his exemplary service to academic medicine, AAMC, and its Council of Deans. According to David J. Skorton, MD, AAMC president and chief executive officer, Chancellor Buckley has made truly extraordinary… Read More


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First-Generation Students Celebrated at Inaugural First-Gen Day Event

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While many other colleges and universities focus on hardships and deficits when discussing first-generation students, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s first-ever First-Gen Day aimed to celebrate and inspire those students. Institutions across the country take part in National First-Generation Day every year to acknowledge the resilient community of students who were the first… Read More


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Fall Advisory Board Meeting Re-Elects Chair, Updates Important Initiatives

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During the fall meeting of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Advisory Board Wednesday, members heard reports about the College of Dentistry’s developing initiative to expand dental care across the state, the university’s ongoing strategic planning process, and the recent accomplishments across the six colleges. The board also unanimously re-elected Philip Wenk, DDS, to… Read More


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“Everywhere You Look, UTHSC” Tour Shines Light on UTHSC’s Statewide Reach, Mission

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Elvys (pronounced Elvis) Ferrufino, a 4th-year dental student on rotation at the UTHSC College of Dentistry’s teaching clinic in the Dodson Avenue Community Health Center in Chattanooga, proudly shook hands with UT System President Randy Boyd and UT Health Science Center Chancellor Peter Buckley last Tuesday afternoon, as they visited the clinic that serves the… Read More