College: Health Professions


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UTHSC to Award 72 Degrees During 2022 Summer Commencement Ceremony

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center will hold its 2022 Summer Commencement ceremony Monday, August 15, at 10 a.m., at the Cannon Center for the Performing Arts. Degrees will be presented to 72 graduates, including 27 from the College of Graduate Health Sciences and 45 from the College of Nursing. The commencement’s alumni speaker… Read More


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500 Free Backpacks to be Given Away at UTHSC August 13

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center is partnering with Health Students Teaching Memphis Youth, Omega Ministries, and the Memphis Medical Society to give away 500 free backpacks filled with school supplies to K-12 students in the Memphis community during a drive-through event Saturday, August 13. The backpack giveaway is open to the public and… Read More


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UTHSC Advisory Board to Meet August 10 

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Advisory Board will meet Wednesday, August 10, at 1 p.m., in the Mooney Library, 875 Monroe Ave., on the Memphis campus. On the agenda:  Introduction of Elizabeth Evans, the new student member on the board. Evans is a second-year physical therapy student in the College of Health Professions.… Read More


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Women’s Resource Group, College of Health Professions Raise $750 for Dress for Success

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The UTHSC Women’s Resource Group recently raised $750 and collected several hundred articles of clothing for the Memphis chapter of Dress for Success during a recent charity mixer and fashion show. Cohosted by the College of Health Professions (CoHP), the event featured several members of the CoHP faculty and staff, as well as members of… Read More


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CORNET Awards Provide $100,000 to Two New UTHSC Collaborations

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Two research teams at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) have been awarded the 2022 UTHSC Collaborative Research Network (CORNET)-Functional Genomics Award. Each team will receive $50,000 to support their novel projects. The CORNET Awards are a competitive intramural grant program funded by the UTHSC Office of Research to promote new lines of… Read More


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UTHSC Researcher Co-leads Study Finding Children in Single-Parent Households at Risk for Severe COVID-19 Complications

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How can physicians identify children who may be at increased risk for severe complications due to COVID-19? Are there key social factors, such as poverty and unemployment, which could indicate an increased risk of hospitalization for COVID-19? These are the types of questions two researchers, Liam O’Neill, PhD, of the University of North Texas, and… Read More


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BSN Student Committed to Bringing Young Black Women to Health Care

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Nursing student Amber Balkcom is on a mission to help young Black women like herself pursue careers in health care. Balkcom, 24, from Jacksonville, Florida, is in the second semester of the three-semester accelerated BSN program in the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Nursing. She is also a co-founder of the National… Read More


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2021-22 Annual Report: UTHSC Cares for Tennessee

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As the state’s only public academic health care institution, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is committed to the health and well-being of every citizen in Tennessee. With six colleges – Dentistry, Graduate Health Sciences, Health Professions, Medicine, Nursing, and Pharmacy – our students, trainees, faculty, staff, and alumni impact health care from one… Read More