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Human Resources Leaders Come Together as One UT

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Brian Dickens

Brian Dickens, PhD, SPHR, SCP, CEC, joined the University of Tennessee System as the Chief Human Resources Officer in December 2019, just before the COVID-19 pandemic gripped the world and changed the workplace possibly forever. Almost overnight, organizations, including those in the UT System, went from in-person to remote, or a hybrid of the two.… Read More


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BSN Student Persists to Graduation Despite Health Crises

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  With degrees in biology and public health, James Davis had been part of the health care world for years when he decided to become a registered nurse. “I wanted that patient interaction,” he said. What he didn’t realize was that he would also receive a front-row seat to the patient’s perspective while pursuing his… Read More


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Russell Named Vice Chancellor for Academic, Faculty and Student Affairs at UTHSC

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Dr. Cindy Russell

Cynthia Russell, PhD, RN, has been named vice chancellor for Academic, Faculty and Student Affairs (AFSA) at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Dr. Russell has served as the interim vice chancellor for AFSA since December 2020. With almost three decades of service to the university, Dr. Russell has also served as the associate… Read More


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UTHSC Researchers Sweep UT President’s Awards Five Years in a Row

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Colleen Jonsson, PhD

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center recently announced its third record-breaking year for research grant awards. This effort to increase research awards by 43% over five years to $122.3 million has had multiple drivers. The reorganization of the Office of Research led by Steve Goodman, PhD, vice chancellor for Research, has made the environment… Read More


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UTHSC College of Nursing Receives Grant to Promote Vaccine Education in Six Rural Counties

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Nursing has received a $76,350 sub-award from a $200,000 grant to the UT Institute of Agriculture to improve vaccination rates in rural and underserved communities. The co-principal investigators from the college are Professor Sara Day, PhD, RN, FAAN, assistant dean for the Center for Community and… Read More


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UTHSC College of Nursing Achieves National Recognition as Center of Excellence

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The National League for Nursing (NLN) has recognized the high standards of education in the UTHSC College of Nursing by designating the college as an NLN Center of ExcellenceTM in the category of Enhancing Student Learning and Professional Development. The designation is for a four-year term: 2021-2025. “This recognition is a reflection of our college’s… Read More


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UTHSC Has Record-Breaking Year Securing $121 Million In Research Grants and Contract Awards

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Office of Research announced that annual research grant and contract awards for FY21, which ended June 30, total more than $121 million, a 20.6% increase from last year. The FY21 research award total is $121,700,667. Roughly half of these funds come from federal sources. The faculty of all… Read More


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UT System Launches Search for UTHSC Chancellor

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The University of Tennessee System has launched the search for the next chancellor of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. UTHSC Chancellor Steve J. Schwab, MD, announced his retirement on June 1. He plans to serve until June 30, 2022, or until a successor is on board. “The University of Tennessee Health Science Center… Read More