College: Health Professions


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Reorganization of Office of Academic, Faculty and Student Affairs at UTHSC Enhances Services

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  The recent reorganization of the Office of Academic, Faculty and Student Affairs at UTHSC will enhance the university’s internal and external efforts. Lori Gonzalez, PhD, vice chancellor for Academic, Faculty and Student Affairs, announced the reorganization in late July, dividing the office into two concentrations to improve services to students and to coordinate and… Read More


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UTHSC Advisory Board to Meet Aug. 19

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The UTHSC Advisory Board will meet Aug. 19, at 1 p.m. in the OD Larry Dining Hall of the Student Alumni Center, 800 Madison Avenue, on the Memphis campus. Primary agenda items are: Introduction of the new student member of the board The chancellor’s report Campus Master Plan overview Campus tour This is the third… Read More


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UTHSC’s Kennard Brown Named Among 100 Most Powerful People in Memphis Business

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When Kennard Brown, JD, MPA, PhD, FACHE, looks the University of Tennessee Health Science Center today, he sees a very different campus than he did when he joined the university roughly 20 years ago. New state-of-the-art buildings, greatly improved security measures, and strong collaborations with key community partners have helped raised the profile of the… Read More


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MMDC To Begin Soft Launch of Groove Commuter Shuttle Line August 5

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Employees and students in the Medical District will soon have a new, free way to get around the area. Beginning Monday, the Memphis Medical District Collaborative (MMDC) in partnership with the Memphis Area Transit Authority (MATA) will host a soft launch of the Groove Shuttle, a commuter shuttle running between Harbor Town and the Memphis… Read More


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UTHSC Begins Campaign for Specialty License Plate

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Students, faculty, staff, alumni, and friends of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center may soon be able to show their school spirit wherever the road takes them. UTHSC has kicked off a campaign to get a collegiate license plate featuring the appropriate shades of green and orange and the UTHSC logo. Money generated from… Read More


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OT Students Host Third-Annual Rachel Kay Stevens Art Show and Auction

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The lobby of the Madison Plaza at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center was transformed into a circus-themed art gallery for the third-annual Rachel Kay Stevens Art Show and Auction Thursday. The art show raises funds for the Rachel Kay Stevens Therapy Center, the only student run, pro bono OT clinic in the Mid-South.… Read More


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Hassan Aziz Receives Distinguished Author Award from the American Society of Clinical Laboratory Science

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Hassan Aziz, PhD, FACSs, MLS(ASCP)cm, associate dean for Academic, Faculty and Student Affairs and interim chair of the Department of Diagnostic and Health Sciences in the College of Health Professions at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, recently received the Distinguished Author Award, Education Section, from the American Society of Clinical Laboratory Science. The… Read More


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OT Chair Anne Zachry Completes Global Clinical Scholars Research Training Program at Harvard Medical School

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Early in her career as an occupational therapist, Anne Zachry, PhD, OTR/L, was involved in treating a 3-year-old patient who sustained a traumatic brain injury that resulted in the child having upper extremity weakness and persistent tremors, making even the most basic daily tasks difficult. Dr. Zachry, now chair of the Occupational Therapy Department in… Read More