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UTHSC to Celebrate National Distance Learning Week November 6-10

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  The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) will celebrate National Distance Learning Week November 6-10. During this time, online and e-learning institutions across the nation will highlight distance education growth and its acceptance as a proven form of learning, while also educating faculty about distance learning and showcasing program accomplishments. Last fiscal year… Read More


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$20 Million-Plus Security Upgrades Include New $2 Million Campus Police Headquarters

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center is in the midst of more than $20 million in security upgrades, including a $2 million renovation to an unused building at 807 Jefferson Avenue that will be a new state-of-the-art headquarters for the UTHSC Campus Police Department. The new facility, located in what was an audiology and… Read More


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UTHSC Events Recognize Domestic Violence Awareness Month

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Most victims of domestic abuse do not have visible scars. Abuse that is verbal, psychological, or financial is as real as physical abuse. Identifying and helping victims of this type of abuse is difficult, but imperative. That is the message that Mildred Muhammad, ex-wife of D.C. sniper John A. Muhammad, a domestic abuse survivor, brought… Read More


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Facilities Management Initiative Process Summary

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In 2015, the University of Tennessee System was invited to participate in a process to identify possible opportunities to reduce costs for the operation of all state facilities, including higher education. UT President Joe DiPietro asked the leadership of each campus to work with JLL to enable the company to make proposals for facilities operations… Read More


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UTHSC, Church Health and Emory University to Host Holistic Health Fair November 11

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Emory Cares will partner with the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) and Church Health to sponsor another spectacular year of giving. All are encouraged to attend at no cost to you. The fair will take place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on November 11th at Crosstown Concourse sponsored by Church Health, located… Read More


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Nursing Students to Host Kickball Tournament to Benefit Le Bonheur

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Dust off those old sneakers and get ready to show support for the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Nursing as nursing students host Kicking for the Kids, a kickball tournament to benefit Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital. The event will be held on Saturday, November 11, at Tobey Park at 2599 Avery Avenue… Read More


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UTHSC College of Pharmacy Wins National Diversity Award

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The College of Pharmacy at the University of  Tennessee Health Science Center is the only pharmacy school in the country to receive the 2017 Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education. More than 140 institutions applied for the honor,… Read More


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UTHSC/Le Bonheur Pediatrician Prescribes Books for All His Patients

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Memphis pediatrician Jason Yaun is committed to caring for the bodies and the minds of his patients. A graduate of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Medicine, Dr. Yaun, 35, is an assistant professor of pediatrics at UTHSC and a physician in the General Pediatrics Department at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital. Born… Read More