College: Health Professions


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UT System Launches Search for UTHSC Chancellor

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The University of Tennessee System has launched the search for the next chancellor of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. UTHSC Chancellor Steve J. Schwab, MD, announced his retirement on June 1. He plans to serve until June 30, 2022, or until a successor is on board. “The University of Tennessee Health Science Center… Read More


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Richey Appointed to UT Board of Trustees Education, Research, and Service Committee

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Phyllis Richey, PhD, a professor at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, has been appointed to the Education, Research, and Service Committee of the University of Tennessee Board of Trustees. She will begin serving on the committee July 1 for a one-year term. “I am truly honored to have been selected to be the… Read More


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UTHSC Leaders Receive UT President’s Awards

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Two leaders from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, one an advocate for health equity and the other a researcher of highly pathogenic viruses, are among six employees honored with the 2021 UT President’s Awards announced today by President Randy Boyd during the UT Board of Trustees meeting at the UTHSC Memphis campus. Altha… Read More


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New Issue of UTHSC College of Health Professions Magazine Highlights Ways College Is Advancing Its Mission

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Covid-19 has required CoHP faculty, staff, and students to dramatically change the way they work, learn, and communicate. The latest issue of the COHP magazine showcases some of the ways the college has adapted to meet the challenge. CoHP Gaines Momentum in Research Efforts The College of Health Professions is working strategically to raise its… Read More


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2020-21 Annual Report

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As Tennessee’s public, academic health care institution, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center has been a leader in the state’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, with expert information and guidance, testing, treatment, support for the development of therapeutics, and vaccine research and delivery. At the same time, UTHSC graduated all its students, residents, and… Read More


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UT Health Science Center Chancellor Steve Schwab Announces Plans for Retirement

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University of Tennessee Health Science Center Chancellor Steve Schwab announced today that he plans to retire. The University of Tennessee System will launch a search for Schwab’s replacement in the coming weeks. He will continue to serve as chancellor until June 30, 2022, or until a successor is on board. “It has been my honor… Read More


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UTHSC Advisory Board Approves FY22 Budget Proposal

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Advisory Board Wednesday unanimously approved the university’s proposed operating budget of $633.8 million for FY 2022. While the budget holds tuition steady, it proposes raising the minimum wage at the university to $16 an hour and includes $5.2 million in infrastructure support. It will go to the UT… Read More


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Michael Alston Named Associate Vice Chancellor For Inclusion, Equity, and Diversity at UTHSC

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Michael Alston, EdD, CCDP/AP, assistant vice chancellor for Equity and Diversity, Title IX coordinator, and chief diversity officer at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, has been named to the new position of associate vice chancellor for Inclusion, Equity, and Diversity at UTHSC. The appointment is effective June 30. Additionally, the Office of Equity… Read More