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UTHSC Mobile Food Pantry Addressing Food Insecurity in the Community

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More than 350 families received fresh produce, meat, and dry goods Thursday as part of the first mobile food pantry hosted by the UTHSC Office of Student Affairs and Community Engagement (SACE) in partnership with the UTHSC Shelby County Relative Caregiver Program and the Mid-South Food Bank. “The collaboration of all teams involved was nothing… Read More


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‘Radical Empathy’ Key to Addressing Structural Racism in Health Care

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“We are all going to have to get comfortable with being uncomfortable,” said Altha Stewart, MD, as she moderated a community conversation Wednesday hosted by the UTHSC College of Medicine titled, “Why Aren’t We All Mad? A Dialogue on Structural Racism in the Health Care System.” More than 400 joined Zoom for the dialogue, the… Read More


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Two From UTHSC Receive President’s Awards

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Two outstanding leaders at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center were among the six winners of the 2020 UT President’s Awards announced today by UT President Randy Boyd. Michael Alston, EdD, CCDP/AP, chief diversity officer, assistant vice chancellor for Equity and Diversity, and Title IX coordinator at UTHSC, and Robert Williams, PhD, UT-Oak Ridge… Read More


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UTHSC College of Medicine to Host Community Dialogue On Structural Racism in the Health Care System

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The College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center will host a free, virtual community dialogue Wednesday, June 24, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. CDT, titled, “Why Aren’t We All Mad? A Dialogue on Structural Racism in the Health Care System.” The roundtable discussion via Zoom will include leaders from the… Read More


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Teaching and Learning Center to Graduate First Cohort of Teaching Excellence Institute

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The Teaching and Learning Center will graduate its first cohort of the Teaching Excellence Institute’s “Instructors New to Teaching” track this summer with certificates signed by UTHSC Chancellor Steve Schwab, MD, and Lori Gonzalez, PhD, vice chancellor of Academic, Faculty, and Student Affairs. “We launched the “Faculty New To Teaching” track as a way to… Read More


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Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital Named a Best Children’s Hospital by U.S. News & World Report

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Le Bonheur appears on the prestigious list for the tenth consecutive year Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital has been named a Best Children’s Hospital for 2020-2021 by U.S. News & World Report. This is the tenth consecutive year Le Bonheur has been included in the prestigious list with recognition in eight specialties. Le Bonheur serves as… Read More


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“White Coats for Black Lives” Demonstration of Solidarity Held at UTHSC

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Several hundred students, physicians, health care and hospital workers, and community supporters gathered at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center at noon today for a display of solidarity themed “White Coats for Black Lives.” The peaceful protest was organized by UTHSC medical students and residents and the Bluff City Medical Society. It began with… Read More


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UTHSC Team Awarded $1.7 Million for Opioid Addiction Research

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A team of University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) researchers in the College of Medicine recently received a National Institutes of Health (NIH) award to study how genetic differences may explain why some people are more susceptible to opioid addiction than others. Hao Chen, PhD, associate professor in the Department of Pharmacology, Addiction Science,… Read More