College: Health Professions


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Jarrod Young Receives Prestigious Certification from the Society for Simulation in Healthcare

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Jarrod Young, MBA, BSE, CHSOS-A, interim co-director and simulation operations lead at the UTHSC Center for Healthcare Improvement and Patient Simulation (CHIPS) has received the Certified Healthcare Simulation Operations Specialist-Advanced™ Credential (CHSOS-A) from the Society for Simulation in Healthcare. Young is among the first cohort of professionals to achieve the distinction. He is also one… Read More


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UTHSC Alumna Makes it Her Mission to Mentor Minority and Underrepresented Students Toward Careers in Health Care

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The path to medical school began in high school for Memphis native Jasmine Jefferson, when she met a woman who would become her mentor, her cheerleader, and soon, her colleague in health care. Jefferson, a third-year student in the UT Health Science Center’s College of Medicine, was considering a future in medicine or engineering in… Read More


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Renovation of UTHSC Historic Quadrangle Provides Stately Focal Point for Memphis Campus

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The newly renovated Historic Quadrangle on the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Memphis campus stands on a foundation of more than bricks and mortar. It stands on the vision and perseverance of UTHSC’s Executive Vice Chancellor and Chief Operations Officer Ken Brown, JD, MPA, PhD, FACHE. Dr. Brown, who has been at UTHSC more… Read More


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UTHSC to Hold In-Person Commencement Ceremonies in May

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After a year of virtual events, UT Health Science Center is excited to announce that the 2021 Spring Commencement Ceremonies will be held in person in May. The ceremonies will be ticketed events and will observe COVID-19 protocols, including masks and social distancing. The 2021 Spring Commencement schedule is as follows: May 10:  College of… Read More


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New Group at UTHSC Aims to Spread Message of Health Equity

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Tim Dotson, a standardized patient/simulated patient trainer in the Center for Healthcare Improvement and Patient Simulation (CHIPS) at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, recently completed the Diversity Certificate Program from the Office of Equity and Diversity (OED), and wanted to continue the conversation around diversity, equity, and inclusion on campus and in the… Read More


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Seven Students Honored During 2021 Black Student Association Awards Ceremony and Presentation

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  The Black Student Association at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center held its 29th annual Awards Ceremony and Presentation Friday, February 26. Due to the pandemic, the virtual event was broadcast on the university’s YouTube channel. Started in 1992, the event celebrates and honors the accomplishments of African American students at UTHSC. It is an… Read More


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UTHSC Advisory Board Approves Proposal to Hold Tuition Steady for 2022 Academic Year

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No tuition increases are currently planned for the 2022 academic year at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, according to a recommendation made Wednesday by Chancellor Steve Schwab, MD, to the UTHSC Advisory Board. In its first meeting of the year, held virtually via Zoom, the board approved the university’s tuition recommendation, which will… Read More


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Office of Equity and Diversity Presents Inaugural Social Justice Awards

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The Office of Equity and Diversity (OED) at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center today recognized honorees of its inaugural Social Justice Awards. Tiffinie Snowden, UTHSC OED Inclusion Strategist, hosted the virtual ceremony which recognized UTHSC students, residents, and fellows whose actions demonstrate the importance of social justice activism and equity and diversity, while… Read More