College: Health Professions


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Teaching and Learning Center Celebrates First Cohort of Teaching Excellence Institute

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The Teaching and Learning Center (TLC) held an awards ceremony August 27 via Zoom for the first cohort to complete courses from its Teaching Excellence Institute. The Teaching and Learning Institute is a series of year-long programs for instructors interested in focusing on a specific topic related to teaching and learning. Participants meet monthly beginning… Read More


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Human Resources Leaders Come Together as One UT

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Brian Dickens

Brian Dickens, PhD, SPHR, SCP, CEC, joined the University of Tennessee System as the Chief Human Resources Officer in December 2019, just before the COVID-19 pandemic gripped the world and changed the workplace possibly forever. Almost overnight, organizations, including those in the UT System, went from in-person to remote, or a hybrid of the two.… Read More


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Russell Named Vice Chancellor for Academic, Faculty and Student Affairs at UTHSC

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Dr. Cindy Russell

Cynthia Russell, PhD, RN, has been named vice chancellor for Academic, Faculty and Student Affairs (AFSA) at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Dr. Russell has served as the interim vice chancellor for AFSA since December 2020. With almost three decades of service to the university, Dr. Russell has also served as the associate… Read More


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UTHSC Researchers Sweep UT President’s Awards Five Years in a Row

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Colleen Jonsson, PhD

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center recently announced its third record-breaking year for research grant awards. This effort to increase research awards by 43% over five years to $122.3 million has had multiple drivers. The reorganization of the Office of Research led by Steve Goodman, PhD, vice chancellor for Research, has made the environment… Read More


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Rachel Kay Stevens Art Show and Auction Celebrates Five Years

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The Rachel Kay Stevens Therapy Center will celebrate a milestone on Friday, August 27th as it hosts its fifth-annual Art Show and Auction. For the second year, the auction will be held online with bidding beginning at 8 a.m. The art show serves as the primary fundraiser for the Rachel Kay Stevens Therapy Center (RKSTC),… Read More


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R. Barry Dale Named Chair of Physical Therapy for College of Health Professions

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R. Barry Dale, DPT, PhD, MBA, has been named chair of the Department of Physical Therapy for the College of Health Professions at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. He will begin his role July 30. “Dr. Dale brings significant experience to our college,” said Stephen E. Alway, PhD, FACSM, dean of the UTHSC… Read More


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Chumbler Named Chair Diagnostic and Health Sciences and Associate Dean of Academic Development and Accreditation for Health Professions

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Neale R. Chumbler, PhD, has been named to head two divisions within the College of Health Professions at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Beginning July 30, Dr. Chumbler will serve as chair of the Department of Diagnostic and Health Sciences (DDHS) and associate dean of Academic Development and Accreditation for the UTHSC College of Health Professions.


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UTHSC Has Record-Breaking Year Securing $121 Million In Research Grants and Contract Awards

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Office of Research announced that annual research grant and contract awards for FY21, which ended June 30, total more than $121 million, a 20.6% increase from last year. The FY21 research award total is $121,700,667. Roughly half of these funds come from federal sources. The faculty of all… Read More