College: Nursing


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Duane Miller Honored for Lifetime of Research, Due to Receive 100th U.S. Patent

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Duane Miller, PhD, retired from the College of Pharmacy at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in 2015, but he still comes to work four days a week. Dr. Miller has made research his retirement, because how can you sit at home when you’ve spent your life ferreting out what could lead to next-generation… Read More


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Dedmon Recruited to UTHSC College of Nursing to Establish Faculty Practice Program

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Diana Dedmon, DNP, FNP-BC, goes where she is needed. As a nurse practitioner, she has seen patients in settings ranging from health clinics to their own homes. Now she is bringing her commitment to health care access to her new role as assistant professor, director of Clinical Affairs, and Michael Carter Endowed Professor for the… Read More


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Nursing Research: Sepsis Survivors Express Need for Follow-Up Support

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Research led by a faculty member from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Nursing shows that survivors of sepsis feel a need for advocacy and support after discharge from the hospital. And these results have inspired further research into this vulnerable population. “Care during this period is fragmented, without systematic support for… Read More


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Record-Breaking Year for UTHSC, Chancellor Schwab Reports

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UTHSC Chancellor Steve J. Schwab, MD, summed up the 2018-2019 academic year as a “record-breaking year” for the university. In his 10th-annual State of the University Address on Friday, the chancellor said the university has achieved “national-level” performance in both the education and clinical arenas, citing annual performance metrics with record graduates and revenue. He… Read More


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UTHSC’s College of Nursing DNP Program Produces Largest Number of Nurse Practitioners in Tennessee

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Kristin Fitchpatric remembers exactly when she decided to become a nurse. She was 21, and her mother was in the intensive care unit of a local hospital. The prognosis wasn’t good. “The interactions with the nurses in the hospital went far beyond patient care. They prayed with me, hugged me and loved on me,” she… Read More


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UTHSC Honors its Military Veterans

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  Eric Young, a grounds logistics technician at UTHSC, served his country in the Marine Corps. Today, he was proud to join other military veterans at the university’s annual Veterans Day Tribute. “It’s nice to be remembered for what you’ve done,” he said at the breakfast held in the lobby of the College of Health… Read More


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UTHSC College of Nursing Changing Lives

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In the new issue of the UTHSC Nursing Magazine you’ll discover the many ways the college is improving patient outcomes and shaping the future of the profession; meet new leadership in the college; learn program highlights including pass rates, enrollment numbers, and scholarships available to students; and recaps from exciting events including the NightinGala, Golden… Read More


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UTHSC Nursing Professor Presents Internationally on Nursing Standards in Global Childhood Cancer Care

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When childhood cancer experts from around the world meet in Lyon, France, this week at the 51st Congress of the Society of Pediatric Oncology (SIOP), they will take on the big issues in addressing treatment of this disease in children. Keynote addresses will run the gamut from World Health Organization cancer policies to the genomics… Read More