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Volunteers from Local Institutions Come Together to Open Community Health Clinic at Oakhaven Church

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Volunteers from academic, government, and religious institutions are joining together to launch a new community health and wellness clinic at a church in the Oakhaven community in South Memphis. The Healing Center Wellness & Stress Clinic of Memphis will be located on the campus of The Healing Center Baptist Church, 3885 Tchulahoma Road, the church… Read More


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Waller Dedicated to Extending Health Care Solutions Beyond Social Determinants

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Nurse researcher Melody Norris Waller, PhD, MSN, RN, loves to answer the question “why,” particularly when it comes to health. Dr. Waller is an assistant professor and coordinator of the RN-BSN option for the College of Nursing at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. “Often we have suspicions as to why things happen the… Read More


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UTHSC College of Nursing Awarded Grant to Train Nurses to Handle Crisis Situations

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The College of Nursing at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in collaboration with Regional One Health has been awarded a $16,000 grant to train area nurses to handle and defuse crisis situations in hospitals and other health care settings. The Tennessee Promise of Nursing grant was awarded to the UTHSC College of Nursing’s… Read More


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Burchum’s Book Wins Second Place in AJN Book of the Year Category

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A textbook co-authored by Jacqueline Burchum, DNSc, FNP-BC, CNE, associate professor in the College of Nursing at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), was awarded second place in the American Journal of Nursing’s (AJN) 2017 Book of the Year Award in the Adult Primary Care category. The book, “Lehne’s Pharmacotherapeutics for Advanced Practice… Read More


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UTHSC Adopts Innovative Model for Student Mental Health Services

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When third-year medical student Hannah Ashitey was preparing for a major exam, she turned to the Office of Student Academic Support Services and Inclusion (SASSI) for help with her studies. Ashitey got more than just academic assistance, and she believes the help made a big difference in her success. “I went to SASSI and was… Read More


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Michael Carter Shaped Nursing at UTHSC and Beyond

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For more than three decades, Michael Carter has helped shape nursing education at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. In doing so, he has also been a major influence on the profession in Memphis, across Tennessee, nationally, and globally. Formerly dean of the UTHSC College of Nursing and now University Distinguished Professor of Nursing,… Read More


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College of Nursing Receives Prestigious Grant for Second Year To Train Future Nurse Educators

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For the second year, the College of Nursing at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center has been selected to receive the Future of Nursing Scholars Grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF). UTHSC is among only 31 schools selected to receive the grant. The grant will allow the selected schools to provide a… Read More


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College of Nursing Alumna Brings Health Clinic to Rural Texas Community

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center played a role in the health care history of a small town in Texas as far back as the late 1800s. A three-time graduate of UTHSC’s College of Nursing has rekindled that connection. On September 28, UTHSC College of Nursing alumna Elizabeth Ellis, DNP, RN, FNP-BC, FAANP, opened the… Read More