College: Health Professions


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‘Hear Us Run’ 5K Raises $32,000 To Support Hearing and Speech-Language Services at UT Hearing and Speech Center in Knoxville

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The “Hear Us Run” 5K and 1-mile run for kids were held recently in Knoxville to honor Emerson Grace Doty, a child who receives services from the UTHSC Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology. The department, part of the UTHSC College of Health Professions, is located in Knoxville. Emerson Grace is deaf and utilizes cochlear… Read More


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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center To Graduate 135 Health Care Professionals During Winter Commencement

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) will graduate 135 new health care professionals at its winter commencement. It will take place on Friday, December 16, 2016, at 1:30 p.m. at the Cook Convention Center Grand Ballroom, 255 N. Main Street. “The faculty and staff of UTHSC celebrate the success of our graduates,” said… Read More


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Student Leaders Meet with Campus Administration for Collaborative Q & A Session

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The Student Government Association Executive Council, which serves as the official liaison between the student body at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) and the administration, had the opportunity recently to meet with Chancellor Steve J. Schwab and Executive Vice Chancellor and Chief Operations Officer Dr. Ken Brown. The meeting was held in… Read More


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Class of 1966 Reunites at UTHSC for Golden Graduate Homecoming

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A total of 93 alumni from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center class of 1966 had the opportunity to reunite and celebrate their 50-year reunion during Golden Graduate Homecoming, which took place recently with events planned on campus and in downtown Memphis. The 93 alumni represented five of the six colleges, including Dentistry, Health… Read More


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Daydreaming is Route to Creativity, UTHSC Occupational Therapy Chair Says in TED Talk

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You might not expect a department chair at an academic health science center to give a talk about daydreaming, but that’s exactly the topic Anne Zachry, PhD, OTR/L, chair of the Occupational Therapy Department at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, chose when she spoke at the latest TEDx Memphis. She said the idea… Read More


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Students Screen Record 387 Individuals During Audiology Open House

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Smokey, the University of Tennessee’s mascot, took time to have his hearing screened, along with 387 people — a record number — during a recent audiology open house hosted by the Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology in the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Health Professions. The department, which is located on… Read More


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UTHSC’s Sajeesh Kumar Wins 2016 Triumph Award in Literary Legacy From American Health Information Management Association

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The American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) has presented a 2016 Triumph Award in Literary Legacy to Sajeesh Kumar, PhD, interim executive director and chair of the Institute for Health Outcomes and Policy Research at UT Health Science Center. Dr. Kumar is also an associate professor in the Department of Health Informatics and Information Management… Read More


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Growth in Enrollment, Revenue, Infrastructure Made 2015-2016 a Great Year for UTHSC

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Academic year 2015-2016 “was our best year to date,” UT Health Science Center Chancellor Steve J. Schwab, MD, said Tuesday in his annual State of the University Address to the campus.  “We have a great story to tell.” The positive tone threaded throughout the speech, as the chancellor detailed growth in enrollment,  innovations in education… Read More