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Tennessee Offers to Expand Dental Schools as Medicaid Coverage Stretches Need

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More than 600,000 additional Medicaid patients in Tennessee may soon be covered with comprehensive dental benefits under a proposal by Republican Gov. Bill Lee. But the state, one of the last to extend dental coverage to adults, is also trying to make sure those Medicaid enrollees can find dentists willing to treat them. Along with… Read More


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UTHSC College Of Nursing’s Doctoral Program Ranked 27th By U.S. News & World Report

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Nursing has been ranked No. 27 by U.S. News & World Report for its Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) programs on the magazine’s Best Graduate Schools list for 2023. This ranking places the college in the top 7% of all DNP programs nationwide, ranked and unranked.… Read More


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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.


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UTHSC College of Medicine Students Arrive in Israel as the First Cohort of the Herbert Shainberg Scholars Program

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The first cohort of the Herbert Shainberg Scholars Program from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) recently arrived in Israel. Colbe Earles and Macy Cottrell, both fourth-year College of Medicine students, are studying at Ben-Gurion University (BGU) of the Negev during March. The new student exchange program gives fourth-year College of Medicine students… Read More


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Could Memphis be the source of improved health for Tennesseans? This UTHSC chancellor says so.

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In the artwork, he was explaining, the boy had jettisoned the usual superheroes, Batman and Spiderman. “They’re in the trashcan,” Peter Buckley, the new chancellor at the University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center, was saying about the Zoom meeting background he’d chosen. “Instead,” Buckley said about the boy in the artwork, “he has a nurse.”


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UTHSC College Of Nursing Offers Inaugural Kaleidoscope Story Slam

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Memphis, Tenn. (TN Tribune) – Storytelling is one of the earliest human art forms, and it still packs a punch even in our high-tech culture. The power of storytelling will be on full display at the inaugural Kaleidoscope Story Slam at 6:00 p.m., March 24, in the Schreier Auditorium of the Student-Alumni Center, 800 Madison.… Read More


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Casting call! UTHSC needs folks to take a sick day

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The University of Tennessee Health Science Center is looking for people from across the Mid-South who want to pretend to be patients. It’s part of simulation training where the student medical professionals learn to care for patients with a variety of problems. Those who take part do not have to be professional actors. It’s… Read More


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TriStar HMC Names New CMO

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TriStar Hendersonville Medical Center announced Dr. Keith Campbell, MD, has accepted the role of chief medical officer for the hospital, effective March 2. He replaces Dr. Chris Wells, MD, who served as chief medical officer from 2018 until his retirement in December 2021. “Dr. Campbell will be a great asset to our leadership team, and… Read More