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Student Government Association Executive Council Announces 2020 Excellence in Teaching Award Winners

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The Student Government Association Executive Council (SGAEC) at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center announced the 2020 winners for its Excellence in Teaching Awards. Faculty members from each college are chosen by their students to receive the awards, which are among the highest of faculty honors that can be received on campus. “UTHSC is… Read More


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Chief Medical Officer for Alternate-Care COVID-19 Hospital an Experienced Pulmonologist and Critical Care Physician

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For Amik Sodhi, MD, MPH, the coronavirus pandemic has been a crash course in battling an unprecedented adversary. A pulmonologist and interim chief of the Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Dr. Sodhi and her colleagues have for the past few months been front and… Read More


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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