In the Media Tag: UTHSC College of Nursing

UTHSC College of Nursing receives $3.9M grant for rural mobile health needs

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The College of Nursing at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center has been selected to receive a four-year, $3.9 million grant that will help fund a mobile health unit for Lake and Lauderdale counties.  The money will also help UTHSC implement rural health education into its undergraduate and graduate programs.

Registration open for Rural Health Workshop 2022

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What does it take to keep a rural hospital open in the state with the highest rural hospital closure rate in the country? Find out at AHCJ’s Rural Health Workshop 2022, which will be held July 14 in Chattanooga, Tenn. The hosts for the Rural Health Workshop 2022 are the University of Tennessee-Chattanooga College of… Read More

Vanderbilt Mobile Vaccine Program recognized by American Association of Nurse Practitioners

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Christian Ketel and Carrie Plummer, both associate professors of nursing, were recognized by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners for their stewardship and successful outcomes of the Vanderbilt Mobile Vaccine Program. These leaders have also received Vanderbilt’s 2022 Martin Luther King, Jr. Award, the Health and Wellness Award from the Hispanic Family Foundation and the 2022 John W. Runyan Community Nursing Award from the University… Read More

How a mother-daughter nursing duo cares for their rural community

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NBC’s Harry Smith travels to Erin, Tennessee, where mother-daughter duo Robin and Piper Black shine a light on rural health care and provide care for their community. (Both are UTHSC College of Nursing Alumnae).

COVID-19 numbers trending down, but telehealth is here to stay

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Telehealth is being leveraged for chronic disease management, medication management, case management, breastfeeding support and other types of therapies, said Dr. Sarah Rhoads, professor and chair of the department of community and population health for The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s (UTHSC) College of Nursing.

The day Tennessee first detected COVID-19, UTHSC aims to educate rural areas about the COVID vaccine

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Two years ago, Tennessee detected the first case of COVID-19. Some people believe the pandemic may never end, but one school is trying to use resources to educate Memphis on what is known about the vaccine.

UTHSC to offer vaccine education in rural counties with help of $377,000 donation


The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Nursing will offer education on the COVID vaccine to residents in rural counties after a donation from the Tennessee Commission on Aging and Disability. UTHSC College of Nursing received $377,000 from TCAD to assist in traveling within six counties in West Tennessee- Dyer, Lake, Tipton, Lauderdale,… Read More

American Heart Association names UTHSC’s Dr. Artangela a Woman of Impact

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Longtime nurse practitioner and health advocate, Artangela Henry, has been named a Woman of Impact in the American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women campaign. She will use her influence to help women understand the peril of cardiovascular disease, the No. 1 cause of death among women in the United States.