College: Health Professions


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New Personal Safety Features Coming to Campus

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There’s a threatening situation at a business near your building, but you miss the notification because you’re away from your UTHSC email. You’re walking across campus alone at night, wishing you had someone with you. You’re headed to the parking garage, and realize no one else is around. Two new security features coming to UTHSC… Read More


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UT President Joe DiPietro Gives First State of UT Address; System is Strong and Accomplishing More Every Day

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The state of the University of Tennessee is as strong as the depth and breadth of its impact, UT President Joe DiPietro said in his first-ever State of the University address Tuesday, February 16. Before a capacity live crowd and hundreds more watching a streaming webcast, DiPietro also declared UT’s position on recent issues. “Despite… Read More


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Pro Bono Pediatric Occupational Therapy Center to Open at UTHSC in Memory of OT Student Who Died in 2015

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Rachel Kay Stevens had just started Occupational Therapy school at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center when she died in her sleep in January 2015 at age 21. Her parents, Randy and Katrina Stevens of Batesville, Arkansas, wanted to honor her memory, and approached her instructors about starting a scholarship in their daughter’s name.… Read More


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New Pilot Awards Program Launches at UTHSC to Aid Researchers with Preliminary Data Analysis for Future Grant Proposals

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The Office of the Chancellor in conjunction with the Institute for Research, Innovation, Synergy and Health Equity (iRISE) and the Department of Preventive Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) announce the launch of the Chancellor’s Pilot Awards. These awards will provide financial assistance in the form of vouchers to support preliminary… Read More


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UTHSC’s 2015 Winter Graduation Sends 162 New Health Care Professionals into the Workforce; Provides Special Moment for Mother/Daughter Nurses

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When one student at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) accepted her diploma Dec. 11, she enjoyed an extra special touch: She accepted it from her mom. Natalie Amagliani, who earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree, was handed her diploma by her mother, Teresa Britt, who not only works for UTHSC… Read More


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UTHSC Graduates 162 Health Care Professionals on December 11

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On Friday, December 11, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) will graduate 162 health care professionals. The winter commencement ceremony will be held at 1:30 p.m. in the Second Floor Ballroom of the Memphis Cook Convention Center. UTHSC Chancellor Steve J. Schwab, MD, will preside over the ceremony, give the charge to the graduates and… Read More


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UTHSC’s “VETS Campus” Status Well Deserved, Student Military Veterans Say

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First-year medical student Robert Beveridge didn’t need a door prize to tell him he’s a winner. The former Navy Hospital Corpsman from Monticello, Georgia, won a gift for attending a recent ceremony marking the new status for the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) as a “VETS Campus.” The designation recognizes UTHSC’s work to… Read More


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Professor Audrey Zucker-Levin and Associate Professor Phyllis Richey Receive $1.5 Million Grant to Study Prosthetic Function of Veteran Amputees

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The VALOR Study is the First Funded Research Collaboration Between the UTHSC Colleges of Health Professions and Medicine Professor Audrey Zucker-Levin, PhD, PT, MBA, GCS Emeritus, and Associate Professor Phyllis Richey, PhD, of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), have been awarded a $1.5 million grant to study the effectiveness of one of the newest… Read More