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Nina Sublette Goes to Washington D.C. To Discuss HIV-Related Changes To Medicare Part D

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The city of Memphis ranks sixth in the country for the highest number of HIV cases. If proposed changes to Medicare Part D are approved, one of the most significant changes that would take effect would be the removal of protected class status of medications used to treat HIV, meaning that patients may not receive… Read More


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BSA Banquet Honors Outstanding UTHSC Students

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The Black Student Association (BSA) at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center honored eight outstanding students Friday evening at its Annual Awards & Recognition Banquet.     Held in the OD Larry Dining Hall of the Student-Alumni Center, the banquet included a keynote address by Judy C. Martin, PhD, FNP-BC, chief nursing officer for the… Read More


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Hope, Love, and A Belief in Possibilities

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Note: This month, the Office of Equity and Diversity will be talking with UTHSC leaders in recognition of Black History Month. Mona Newsome Wicks, PhD, RN, FAAN Professor and Chair Department of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention College of Nursing OED: What does Black History Month mean to you? Why is it important? Dr. Wicks: Black History… Read More


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#TakeCare Campaign Continues to Aid Student Mental Health and Self-Care

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Second-year UTHSC medical student Michael Brunner knew medical school would be one of the most difficult challenges he would ever face, but until he actually started attending, he didn’t understand how much his mental and emotional health could also be affected. Thanks to UTHSC’s #takecare initiative, he and other students are getting some relief, while… Read More


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CRNA Concentration Grows as Attractive, Affordable Option

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The Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) concentration is available at UTHSC through the College of Nursing’s Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program and continues to grow. Fifty-eight students are now enrolled in the nurse anesthesia concentration. “The CRNA profession is very valuable,” said Dwayne Accardo, DNP, CRNA, program director of the CON’s nurse anesthesia concentration.… Read More


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Meeting of New UTHSC Advisory Board Canceled

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Due to scheduling conflicts, the inaugural meeting of the new advisory board for the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, which was originally set for January 10 in Nashville, has been canceled. It will be rescheduled for a later date. Only a bare quorum of four members was available to attend the meeting. Although the… Read More


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Dedicated to a Healthy Community

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Check out the latest issue of the UTHSC College of Nursing magazine. In this issue you’ll discover the many ways the college is dedicated to building a healthy community in the Mid-South; learn about the Center for Community Partnerships and Nursing Innovation and how its forging local and global relationships; find out which universities are… Read More


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College of Nursing Introduces New 12-Month BSN Program

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Beginning this fall, the College of Nursing at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center will transition it’s BSN program into a 12-month program of study. “We are so excited to move toward our 12-month, concept-based curriculum. Faculty, staff, and leadership have been working for well over a year to bring this new innovative program to our… Read More