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Back to School Family Affair Provides Services For 625 Community Children

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The 30th annual Back to School Family Affair held at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Student-Alumni Center July 14 provided free services to 625 children in the Memphis community. In addition to medical services, screenings and immunizations, participants also received backpacks filled with school supplies. Five hundred of them were donated by UTHSC.… Read More


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UTHSC to Host Second-Annual GoBabyGo! Memphis Rodeo July 21

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Alexis Phillips said she spent hours looking for a toy electric ride-in car to give her son, Wyatt, for Christmas, but she could not locate one he could safely use. Fate intervened, she said, when Wyatt’s physical therapist, an alum of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center Physical Therapy (PT) Department, introduced her to… Read More


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UTHSC Spring Commencement Among Largest on Record

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center spring commencement was among the largest on record for the university. A total of 781 health professionals graduated from the Colleges of Dentistry, Health Professions, Graduate Health Sciences, Medicine, Nursing, and Pharmacy at the commencement exercises held this month. From 2013, the university saw a 20 percent increase… Read More


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The Story of Her Life: UTHSC Alumna Helps Others Overcome Through OT

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Caroline Dickey says she’s a walking billboard for her profession. A 2017 graduate of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Master of Occupational Therapy program, Dickey says OT is about adapting, working with what you have, and figuring out how to do what you want to do. “That’s the story of my life,” she… Read More


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Ken Brown Honored for Dedication in Making New Simulation Center at UTHSC a Reality

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When the University of Tennessee Health Science Center unveiled its new Center for Healthcare Improvement and Patient Simulation (CHIPS) today, it also honored the visionary behind the $39.7 million, 45,000-square-foot building. The lobby of the state-of-the-art facility, the only of its kind is Tennessee, was dedicated to Ken Brown, JD, MPA, PhD, FACHE, executive vice… Read More


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UTHSC Celebrates Grand Opening of $39.7 Million Center for Healthcare Improvement and Patient Simulation

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More than 100 health care professionals, administrators, and supporters joined the University of Tennessee Health Science Center today for the grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony of the Center for Healthcare Improvement and Patient Simulation (CHIPS). Among the guests were State Representative Antonio Parkinson; Michael Ugwueke, DHA, FACHE, president and chief executive officer of Methodist Le… Read More


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UTHSC Occupational Therapy Professor Writes Second Book on Back-to-Basics Parenting

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In 2013, when Anne Zachry, PhD, OTR/L, wrote her first book about back-to-basics parenting of babies, she queried many publishers before the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) accepted it for publication. That book, “Retro Baby,” was so popular that the AAP asked Dr. Zachry, a professor and chair of the Department of Occupational Therapy at… Read More


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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center to Graduate 796 Health Care Professionals During Spring Commencement Ceremonies

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The six colleges at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center will graduate a total of 796 health care professionals during the Spring 2018 commencement ceremonies taking place May 3 through May 25. UTHSC continues to see an upward trajectory in the number of graduates each year. Preliminary numbers for the Spring 2018 graduating class… Read More