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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


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UT Health Science Center: Shaping the Future of Health Care Since 1911

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Editor’s Note: UTHSC had the chance to tell our story in the Aug. 29 edition of The Commercial Appeal. We are reprinting the story, along with the accompanying ad and our new campus video, all of which  spotlight the great things happening at UTHSC.  The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) is deeply rooted… Read More


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UTHSC College of Medicine Dean, Faculty Lauded at Health Care Heroes Awards

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David Stern, MD, Robert Kaplan Executive Dean of the College of Medicine and vice chancellor for Clinical Affairs at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, says he is on a mission “to turn the College of Medicine toward the community.” His efforts were recognized this week when he was named the winner of the… Read More


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Physical Therapy Department to Host GoBabyGo! Memphis, Bringing Mobility to Children with Special Needs Through Custom-Modified Toy Cars

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Initiative Retrofits Ride-on Toy Cars for Children with Mobility Issues; Promotes Movement, Sociability and Fun Those shiny motorized cars for sale at toy stores are off-limits to some children with mobility issues that prevent them from being able to maneuver them. But on a Saturday in September, a dozen children with limited mobility will get the… Read More


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Communications and Marketing Department Receives Two Awards from the Tennessee College Public Relations Association

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UTHSC’s Communications and Marketing department recently took home two awards from the Tennessee College Public Relations Association (TCPRA). The department was awarded first place, gold, in the specialty item category for the UTHSC Mid-South Heart Walk T-Shirt and third place, bronze, in the printed newsletter category for The Record. The TCPRA awards, which were presented… Read More


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Physician Assistant Studies has New Chair, New Home

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As of July 1, the Department of Physician Assistant (PA) Studies at The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) will have a new leader and a new home. Stephanie Storgion, MD, FAAP, FCCM, will chair the department, as it moves from the College of Health Professions, where it started two years ago, to the… Read More


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Noma Anderson, Dean of the UTHSC College of Health Professions, Named Special Adviser to UT System President on Diversity and Inclusion

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Noma Anderson, PhD, dean of the College of Health Professions at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) since 2010, has been named special adviser to UT System President Joe DiPietro on diversity and inclusion. Dr. DiPietro announced the appointment today to the Academic Affairs and Student Success Committee during the UT Board of… Read More