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Judge rules Confederate statues removal by Memphis is legal

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The removal of three statues of Confederate leaders from public parks in Memphis, Tennessee, did not violate state law because they were on private property when they were torn down, a judge ruled Wednesday…Entities in the medical district, which includes the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, formed a collaborative to redevelop the district into… Read More


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Even mild brain injuries tied to dementia risk

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“This data suggests that there is a higher incidence of dementia after a head injury of any severity,” said Dr. Jack Tsao, a neurology researcher at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and Memphis Veterans Affairs Medical Center.


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Officials rally behind plan to end opioid crisis in Shelby County

The Commercial Appeal

The Opioid Task Force, a broad coalition of experts and officials in Memphis and Shelby County, on Wednesday unveiled a strategy aimed at ending the opioid crisis locally… …The county should have “wrap-around” services for people suffering from opioid addiction by July 1, said Dr. David Stern, a vice chancellor at the University of Tennessee… Read More


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Nursing program targets Rhodes, LeMoyne-Owen students

The Memphis Business Journal

The UTHSC College of Nursing Partnership Enrollment Programs (PEPs) will allow eligible students enrolled at LeMoyne-Owen and Rhodes colleges to receive guaranteed full admission into UTHSC’s accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program. Students who meet additional requirements will also be able to participate in a bridge Doctor of Nursing (DNP) or Ph.D. program.


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Dr. Altha Stewart Takes Office as APA President, the First African-American to Lead the Organization

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Altha Stewart, M.D., began her one-year term as President of the American Psychiatric Association (APA) at the conclusion of the APA Annual Meeting in New York on May 9. Stewart is the first African-American to lead the APA and the fourth consecutive woman chosen to lead the association. She is Associate Professor of Psychiatry and… Read More


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Inside The New State-Of-The-Art CHIPS Building At UTHSC

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New $39.7 million facility opens at University of Tennessee Health Science Center

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A new chapter in health care education in Tennessee began Friday when the $39.7 million Center for Healthcare Improvement and Patient Simulation opened at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis. The center will allow students from the six colleges at UTHSC — dentistry, graduate health sciences, health professions, nursing, medicine and pharmacy… Read More


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New Chapter in Health Opens May 11

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