College: Health Professions


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UTHSC Launches #takecare Campaign to Promote Student Emotional Health and Well-Being

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center will kick off a new #takecare campaign Wednesday designed to support the physical and emotional health and well-being of its students. The campaign is a key component of a campus-wide initiative launched earlier this year focusing on the mental health and resilience of students. Adopted after consultation and… Read More


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Sarah Caldwell Receives $3,000 Scholarship From the Professional Network Network on Aging

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For the second year in a row, a UTHSC occupational therapy (OT) student has been awarded a one time, $3,000 scholarship from the Professional Network on Aging, a community organization dedicated to assisting the geriatric population in Memphis. In addition to the scholarship, recipients also received a one-year membership to the organization. This year’s recipient,… Read More


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Report Shows UTHSC Contributed $4 Billion to Tennessee’s Economy in FY 2017

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center contributed approximately $4 billion to the Tennessee economy in Fiscal Year 2017, according to a new study designed to gauge the university’s total economic impact on the state. The 2017 Economic Impact Report was done by Cyril F. Chang, PhD, professor of economics at the Fogelman College of… Read More


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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