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College of Nursing at UTHSC Launches New Center for Community Partnerships and Nursing Innovation

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In an effort to advance the practice of nursing and improve community health, the College of Nursing at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) has launched a new Center for Community Partnerships and Nursing Innovation. Led by Sara Day, PhD, RN, FAAN, associate professor and assistant dean in the UTHSC College of Nursing,… Read More


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UTHSC College of Nursing Hosts Inaugural NightinGala to Salute Nursing In Memphis and Shelby County

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Nurses from across Memphis, Shelby County, and beyond are expected to attend the NightinGala Celebration presented by the College of Nursing at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) May 5. The dinner and silent auction at the University Club begins at 6 p.m., and celebrates the accomplishments of nurses and the impact the… Read More


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Student Spotlight: Nursing Student Jane Tidwell Finds Perfect Harmony Between Academia and Family

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Before the age of eighteen, College of Nursing student Yevheniya “Jane” Tidwell had lived in three countries. Her father’s career as a doctor and scientist of Military, Disaster and Extreme Medicine took her family throughout Kazakhstan, Russia, and Ukraine. Although it was a challenge for her to continually adapt to new places and learn three… Read More


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College of Nursing Spotlight: Paving the Way for Nursing Education

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Tracing its history to 1887, making it the oldest college of nursing school in the state of Tennessee, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Nursing has been paving the way for nursing education and it continues. Simulation training is on the top of its list. Across the country, nursing education has been… Read More


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UTHSC Students and Faculty Join Volunteers Bringing Free Dental Services to the Underserved During Mid-South Mission of Mercy

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For the second year, students and faculty from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) are participating in the Mid-South Mission of Mercy, a two-day free dental clinic for the underserved in Memphis and the Mid-South. It is taking place today and Saturday at Bellevue Baptist Church. The idea for the community service event… Read More


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College of Nursing Alumna Dr. Sarah Rhoads Receives Academy Edge Runner Designation from The American Academy of Nursing

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University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Nursing alumna Sarah Rhoads, PhD, DNP, WHNP-BC, (’06), has been named as an Academy Edge Runner by the American Academy of Nursing. The designation recognizes health care professionals who “think outside the box” to address health care challenges. It also showcases nurse-designed care models that impact cost,… Read More


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Scott Howard, MD, Named Professor and Associate Dean for Research in College of Nursing

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) has named Scott Howard, MD, professor and associate dean for Research for the College of Nursing. In this role, he will work with faculty members in the college to improve and increase nursing research initiatives. He will report to Wendy Likes, PhD, DNSc, APRN-Bc, FAANP, dean, professor,… Read More


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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center To Graduate 135 Health Care Professionals During Winter Commencement

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) will graduate 135 new health care professionals at its winter commencement. It will take place on Friday, December 16, 2016, at 1:30 p.m. at the Cook Convention Center Grand Ballroom, 255 N. Main Street. “The faculty and staff of UTHSC celebrate the success of our graduates,” said… Read More