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UTHSC Advisory Board Approves FY22 Budget Proposal

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Advisory Board Wednesday unanimously approved the university’s proposed operating budget of $633.8 million for FY 2022. While the budget holds tuition steady, it proposes raising the minimum wage at the university to $16 an hour and includes $5.2 million in infrastructure support. It will go to the UT… Read More


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Michael Alston Named Associate Vice Chancellor For Inclusion, Equity, and Diversity at UTHSC

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Michael Alston, EdD, CCDP/AP, assistant vice chancellor for Equity and Diversity, Title IX coordinator, and chief diversity officer at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, has been named to the new position of associate vice chancellor for Inclusion, Equity, and Diversity at UTHSC. The appointment is effective June 30. Additionally, the Office of Equity… Read More


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Addiction Symposium Emphasizes Collaboration in Solving State’s Drug Abuse and Addiction Issues

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While the coronavirus pandemic has drawn most of the attention over the last year, the opioid pandemic and other drug abuse and addiction issues have been steadily growing in Tennessee and across the nation. Faculty from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, University of Tennessee President Randy Boyd, community advocates, and faculty from other… Read More


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UTHSC Advisory Board to Hold Virtual Meeting May 12

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Advisory Board will meet virtually at 1 p.m. CDT May 12. Board members will be participating electronically or by telephone. Interested individuals are encouraged to watch the meeting online. Information to access the meeting will be available at https://www.uthsc.edu/advisory-board/index.php. Items on the Advisory Board agenda include: Chancellor’s Report on… Read More


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UTHSC Students Grateful for In-Person Commencement Ceremonies May 7-19

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Fourth-year dental student Tony Huynh is excited about the return of in-person commencement activities. “It has been a long really long time,” he said. “I am glad that we are able to manage the situation and move toward resuming our normal lives.” Huynh will be among the 792 new health care professionals participating in UTHSC’s… Read More


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UTHSC’s Inaugural Giving Day Successful

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s inaugural Giving Day April 27 was a success, with more than 700 donors making gifts to support the university and its six colleges during the 24-hour philanthropic campaign. The number of donors surpassed the goal of 500 gifts for the one-day event that encouraged students, faculty, staff, alumni, and… Read More


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UTHSC Supports 2021 Live! Memphis Breast Health Summit

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A professor at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Michelle Martin, PhD, focuses her research on cancer health disparities. So, it is a natural fit for her to serve as a member of the planning committee for the 2021 Live! Memphis Breast Health Summit, set for 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., May 1. It’s… Read More


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UT Law Enforcement Innovation Center Brings New Cultural Competency Training to UTHSC Campus Police

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Officers from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Campus Police Department will take part in training April 21-23 to help increase cultural competency and recognize biased-based policing to better serve the campus and surrounding area. This new, three-day certification program is offered by the UT Law Enforcement Innovation Center (LEIC), an agency of the… Read More