College: Health Professions


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UTHSC Occupational Therapy Students Host Art Show to Benefit Pro Bono OT Clinic

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Rachel Alderton, a second-year occupational therapy student at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, decided to volunteer to plan this year’s Rachel Kay Stevens Therapy Center Art Show and Auction after an interaction with a child who had a painting at last year’s event. “Last year, I went to the art show for the… Read More


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HIIM Student Hopes to Break Down Barriers to Quality Health Care

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Tamika Douglas, a student in Health Informatics and Information Management (HIIM) at UTHSC, considers herself a community activist. She is breaking down barriers as a volunteer for the Music City Riders United, a union group that advocates for bus riders, bus drivers, and mechanics in Nashville. She has spent more than 150 volunteer hours doing… Read More


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Jeffrey Taylor, DPT, Named Chair of the Department of Physical Therapy at UTHSC

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Stephen E. Alway, PhD, FACSM, dean of the College of Health Professions at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has named Jeffrey Taylor PT, PhD, DPT, SCS,CSCS, chair of the Department of Physical Therapy. He will begin his new role in August. Dr. Taylor will also serve as the director of the new… Read More


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Budget Vote, Recap of Accomplishments Highlight Second Meeting for UTHSC Advisory Board

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The UTHSC Advisory Board held its second meeting Monday, approving a proposed $571.3 million budget for the university for fiscal year 2020, which begins July 1. In addition to the budget review and vote, the meeting in the Student Alumni-Center on the Memphis campus included reports from UTHSC leadership and college deans detailing accomplishments and… Read More


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2018-2019 Annual Report

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There is much to be proud of at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Our new 2018-2019 Annual Report looks at UTHSC’s economic impact on the state, new construction that is changing the face of the campus, new in leadership that is bringing fresh ideas, and our students who are changing our communities.


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Embracing Change, Fueling Growth

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Check out the Spring issue of the UTHSC College of Health Professions Magazine. This issue focuses on the colleges goal of gaining Top 20 national ranking for each of its programs; introduces you to the new senior associate dean for Research and Graduate Studies and the new associate dean for Academic, Faculty and Student Affairs;… Read More


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UTHSC and Memphis Medical District Community Honor Fallen Law Enforcement Officers at Memorial Program

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center and the Memphis Medical District community today gathered for a memorial program to honor and pay respects to law enforcement officers who have given their lives in the line of duty. The second-annual Police Memorial Program was held at the Student-Alumni Center as part of UTHSC Campus Police’s… Read More


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MLS Student Dedicated to Improving Quality of Life for All Citizens

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The Cooper-Young neighborhood in Memphis has historic landmark status, thanks to the work of its Landmarks Committee, which is chaired by Robert Hatfield, a Medical Laboratory Science student at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Hatfield settled into the neighborhood while working in the information technology field. He said he feels “really plugged in”… Read More