College: Health Professions


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UTHSC Advisory Board to Meet May 20 in Memphis

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The UTHSC Advisory Board will meet May 20, 2019, at 1 p.m. in the OD Larry Dining Hall of the Student-Alumni Center, 800 Madison Avenue, on the Memphis campus. This is the second meeting for the UTHSC board. Each UT campus across the state is served by an advisory board, as established by the UT… Read More


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Mini-Grants Encourage Diversity and Inclusion at UTHSC

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The Office of Equity and Diversity at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center announced the recipients of seven mini-grants to fund creative projects that strengthen the university’s diversity and inclusion goals. The new Diversity and Inclusion Mini-Grant Program is designed to encourage faculty, staff, and students to be involved in fostering and sustaining a… Read More


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UTHSC To Award 852 Degrees During Spring Commencement Exercises

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) will award degrees to 852 new health care professionals during its spring commencement ceremonies scheduled from May 7 through May 31. Each of the six colleges at UTHSC will hold a ceremony. The graduates include 119 from the College of Dentistry, 21 from the College of Graduate… Read More


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Faculty and Student Leaders Recognized at SGAEC Banquet

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Six outstanding faculty members at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center were honored by students from their colleges with Excellence in Teaching Awards at the annual Student Government Association Executive Council (SGAEC) Banquet held Monday at the Student-Alumni Center. The awards are vetted by the SGAEC representative for each college, as well as students… Read More


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Department of Health Informatics and Information Management Wins Multiple Honors From Tennessee Health Information Management Association

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Five graduates of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Health Professions Department of Health Informatics and Information Management (HIIM) took home honors from the Tennessee Health Information Management Association Foundation’s (THIMA) Honoree Celebration held last month at the Hilton Memphis. The honorees are: Rebecca Reynolds, EdD ,RHIA, FAHIMA, department chair and professor,… Read More


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UTHSC Updates Campus Master Plan for Growth

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Nearly five years after launching its first Campus Master Plan in decades, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is beginning the process of updating its blueprint for growth. The 2019 UTHSC Campus Master Plan Update will present the long-term vision for the campus, linking the university’s future strategic and academic plans, facilities planning, and… Read More


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OT Faculty Member Helps Visually Impaired Function More Fully

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Orli Weisser-Pike, OTD, OTR/L, CLVT, SCLV, CAPS, an assistant professor in the Department of Occupational Therapy in the College of Health Professions at UTHSC, was initially interested in the profession of art therapy. She could find no courses of study in that field at the time, so she looked into occupational therapy as an alternative.… Read More


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Garrett Bowdle Selected As Core Ambassador for American Physical Therapy Association

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Second-year physical therapy student Garrett Bowdle has been selected to be a Core Ambassador for the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA). The position consists of serving as a communication liaison between the Student Assembly Board of Directors and each physical therapy and physical therapy assistant program in the state of Tennessee. The goal is to… Read More