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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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OT Student Chairs Upcoming Art Show to Benefit Therapy Center Named in Memory of Friend Who Died

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For second-year Occupational Therapy student Shani Henley, an upcoming art show fundraiser at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) has a special meaning. The show, May 9, will raise money for the Rachel Kay Stevens Therapy Center at UTHSC, a student-run, pro bono, pediatric occupational therapy center founded in 2016 in memory of… Read More


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St. Baldrick’s Foundation Announces 2017 St. Baldrick’s Summer Fellow Recipient at the Hamilton Eye Institute

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The Hamilton Eye Institute at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is among 21 institutions in the country, and the only one in Tennessee, where the St. Baldrick’s Foundation has awarded a $5,000 grant toward a summer fellow. UTHSC PhD student Zachary Keith Goldsmith has been named a 2017 St. Baldrick’s Summer Fellow. “My… 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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UTHSC Launches Only Comprehensive Hemophilia and Thrombosis Treatment Center in 150-Mile Radius

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Sandeep Rajan, MD, knows how appropriate diagnosis and comprehensive care can change the lives of patients suffering from rare and complex benign blood disorders, such as hemophilia and thrombosis. As a hematologist, he’s seen a wheelchair-bound patient become ambulatory and another stop needing dialysis, once their blood conditions were properly treated and regulated. Dr. Rajan,… Read More


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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center Office of Research Announces System-Wide Collaborative Award Winners

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Three research projects have been selected as the winners of the 2017 University of Tennessee Collaborative Research Network (UT CORNET) Awards in Cancer Research. The awards are designed to promote new lines of team-based research and serve as a catalyist of new collaborative partnerships for UT cancer investigators across Tennessee. Imagined by UTHSC Vice Chancellor… Read More


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The College of Pharmacy at The University of Tennessee Health Science Center Expands Regional Tuition Program to Out-of-State Students in 200-Mile Radius Of Sites in Memphis, Nashville, and Knoxville

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Pharmacy is expanding its regional tuition rate program to pharmacy students living out of state within a 200-mile radius of the college’s instructional sites in Memphis, Nashville, and Knoxville, effective for fall 2017. The highest-ranked pharmacy school in Tennessee and ranked Number 17 in the country… Read More


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UTHSC College of Pharmacy to Host Race for the Summitt April 23

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Students from the American Pharmacists Association Academy of Student Pharmacists (APhA-ASP) at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) will host Race for the Summitt at Health Sciences Park in Memphis on Sunday, April 23, at 8:30 a.m. Organized in 2012 by students in the College of Pharmacy at UTHSC, Race for the Summitt… Read More