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UT Law Enforcement Innovation Center Brings New Cultural Competency Training to UTHSC Campus Police

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Officers from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Campus Police Department will take part in training April 21-23 to help increase cultural competency and recognize biased-based policing to better serve the campus and surrounding area. This new, three-day certification program is offered by the UT Law Enforcement Innovation Center (LEIC), an agency of the… Read More


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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center to Hold Inaugural UTHSC Giving Day April 27

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On Tuesday, April 27, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center will hold its first UTHSC Giving Day, a 24-hour campaign to encourage students, faculty, staff, alumni, and friends to support the university and its current and future health care heroes with gifts of any size. The goal for the inaugural UTHSC Giving Day, led by the Office of Development and Alumni… Read More


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UTHSC’s Toni Whitaker Receives $94,000 Grant to Provide Support for CDC’s “Learn The Signs. Act Early.” Program

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Toni M. Whitaker, MD, professor of Pediatrics and chief of the Division of Developmental Pediatrics in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) and Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital, has received a $94,000 grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Association of University Centers on… Read More


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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 Participating in Statewide Research to Prevent COVID-19 Disparities and Improve Health Outcomes Among Underserved Tennesseans

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Researchers at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center are participating in a project to improve COVID-19 health outcomes among underserved Tennesseans. The Tennessee Community Engagement Alliance (CEAL) Against COVID-19 Disparities was established in response to the National Institutes of Health nationwide CEAL initiative. The $1 million statewide effort is being led by Meharry Medical… 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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UTHSC to Host Addiction Symposium May 4

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Medicine will host its second Addiction Symposium May 4 from 12 to 2 p.m. CDT. The online symposium is free and open to health care practitioners and the public. The symposium will be via Zoom and is accredited for 2 hours of Continuing Medical Education (CME)… Read More


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UTHSC Sees Bright Future for Tennessee with Successful 2021 Match Day

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The past year was a major challenge for fourth-year medical students in the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Medicine, which saw them take on roles as COVID-19 testing and vaccination volunteers, while simultaneously completing their curriculums and interviewing for residency programs. During last week’s Match Day, 163 UTHSC medical students found out… Read More