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Graduate of UTHSC Nursing Science Program Identifies Potential New Measure for Alzheimer’s Risk

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Early diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease has been shown to reduce cost and improve patient outcomes, but current diagnostic approaches can be invasive and costly. A recent study, published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, has found a novel way to identify a high potential for developing Alzheimer’s disease before symptoms occur. Ray Romano, PhD, RN,… Read More


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UTHSC Students Join Community Vaccination Workforce

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Students and faculty from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center are joining volunteers from various local academic health care institutions to assist the Shelby County Health Department in the administration of second-dose COVID-19 vaccinations to the community this week. University Clinical Health (UCH), UTHSC, and the City of Memphis are collaborating in organizing the… Read More


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UTHSC Expands Accelerated Nursing Program, As Americans Rate Nursing as Most Trusted Profession for 19th Year

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For 19 years in a row, Americans have ranked nurses as the most ethical and honest profession, according to the 2020 Gallup Poll. “This is especially noteworthy as the poll took place during the COVID-19 pandemic – an unprecedented experience in our lifetimes – but it is not surprising,” said Wendy Likes, PhD, DNSc, APRN-Bc,… Read More


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UTHSC, West Tennessee Healthcare Collaboration in Telemed Research Seeks Insights into Rural Patient Experience

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Nursing and West Tennessee Healthcare are collaborating on a study to better understand access to health care since the advent of the COVID-19 pandemic for older, rural patients living with heart failure. Problems with health care access have been a side effect of the pandemic, and… 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


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UTHSC Advisory Board to Hold Virtual Meeting January 13

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Advisory Board will meet virtually for its first meeting of 2021 at 1 p.m. CST January 13. Board members will be participating electronically or by telephone. Interested individuals are encouraged to watch the meeting online. Information to access the meeting will be available at https://www.uthsc.edu/advisory-board/index.php. Items on the Advisory… Read More


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UTHSC’s New Accelerated BSN Program Achieves 100-Percent First-Time Board Pass Rate

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First Cohort of 12-Month Program Overcomes Pandemic Challenges Becoming a nurse in one year sounds like an impossible task. But the 53 graduates of the first 12-month BSN cohort at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center achieved that goal during the COVID-19 pandemic and attained a 100-percent first-time pass rate on the National Council… Read More