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UTHSC College of Pharmacy Creates Equity, Inclusivity, and Diversity Advisory Board

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The College of Pharmacy at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center launched a new Equity, Inclusivity, and Diversity Advisory Board this month. The board includes a diverse group of students, staff, and faculty members representing the three College of Pharmacy campuses in Memphis, Nashville, and Knoxville. “The mission is to provide an empathetic, attentive,… Read More


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Hassan Aziz Named President-Elect of American Society of Clinical Laboratory Science

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Hassan Aziz, PhD, FACSs, MLS(ASCP)cm, executive associate dean for Academic, Faculty and Student Affairs and interim chair of the Department of Diagnostic and Health Sciences in the College of Health Professions at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, has been named president-elect of the American Society of Clinical Laboratory Science. Dr. Aziz will hold… Read More


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UTHSC Women’s Resource Group Participates in Dress for Success Virtual Power Walk

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The Women’s Resource Group at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center teamed up with Dress for Success Memphis to host a Virtual Power Walk on Saturday, July 18. Participants all over the city engaged in running, walking, jogging, jumping, biking, rollerblading, etc. at a location of their choice. The distance was optional. UTHSC sponsored… Read More


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Health Professions: Making Strides

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The latest issue of the College of Health Professions Magazine is now available. This issue covers the important steps the college is taking toward obtaining their goal to become a Top 20 in national ranking for each of their programs. In this issue you’ll read about new faculty, the establishment of the new Department of… Read More


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UTHSC to Host Second Online Coronavirus Symposium July 28

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center will host its second Online Coronavirus Symposium July 28 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. CDT. Coronavirus Symposium – July Update is free and open to health care practitioners and the public via Zoom. The event is part of the university’s ongoing efforts to share essential coronavirus information… Read More


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Starbucks to Open July 20 in UTHSC Food Court

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Starbucks, the newest addition to the UTHSC Food Court in the Madison Plaza building on the Memphis campus, will open July 20. “We are excited to open this location at UTHSC,” said Starr Kelly, store manager of the new Starbucks location. “Being on a college campus, we get to dedicate all of our knowledge and… Read More


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UTHSC Wins Award from United Way

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center was among the winners of the United Way of the Mid-South’s third-annual Best of the Best Awards. Held virtually, the awards highlighted Memphis companies for their achievements in workplace campaigns, which go toward United Way’s Community Impact Fund. UTHSC won the award for Best Campaign Climber, Large Company,… Read More


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UTHSC Researchers Awarded $2.4 Million for Study Prioritizing the Role of Cholesterol in Brain Artery Health

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Alex Dopico, MD, PhD, professor and Van Vleet Chair of Excellence in the Department of Pharmacology, Addiction Science, and Toxicology, and Anna Bukiya, PhD, associate professor in the Department of Pharmacology, Addiction Science, and Toxicology, have been awarded $2.4 million from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) to explore how cholesterol interacts with… Read More