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Physician Assistant Educators Using Podcasts as Instructional Platform

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Rather than listening to music, Kristopher Maday, MS, PA-C, program director and associate professor in the UTHSC Physician Assistant (PA) Program, started listening to podcasts on his more than one hour and twenty minute commute while working part-time as an emergency medicine physician assistant. That was in 2013 and at the time, clinical education podcasts… Read More


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UTHSC Campus Police Department Accreditation Process Invites Public Comment

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A site-based accreditation team from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA®) will arrive at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center June 10 to examine all aspects of the UTHSC Campus Police Department’s policies and procedures, operations, management, and support services, said Campus Police Chief Anthony Berryhill. Accreditation by the organization… Read More


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Alex Dopico, MD, PhD, of UTHSC Investigating Mechanisms and Novel Drug Therapies to Control Vascular Function

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Alex Dopico, MD, PhD, University Distinguished Professor and chair of the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has been awarded over $2.4 million from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) to explore the mechanisms by which our bodies regulate arterial diameter and thus develop new drug therapies… Read More


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UTHSC College of Nursing’s 2019 NightinGala Honors Mid-South Nurses

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Nearly 250 nurses and supporters from across Memphis, Shelby County, and beyond attended the third-annual NightinGala Saturday hosted by the College of Nursing at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. The gala, held in conjunction with National Nurses Week (May 6-12), saluted the accomplishments of nurses and the impact the profession has on the… Read More


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UTHSC To Award 852 Degrees During Spring Commencement Exercises

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) will award degrees to 852 new health care professionals during its spring commencement ceremonies scheduled from May 7 through May 31. Each of the six colleges at UTHSC will hold a ceremony. The graduates include 119 from the College of Dentistry, 21 from the College of Graduate… Read More


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Master of Science In Pharmacology Program at UTHSC Ranks Fifth In Best Value

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According to the 2019 listing by BestValueSchools.com, the Master of Science in Pharmacology program at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) ranks at Number 5 of 25 in Best Value. The program is offered through the UTHSC College of Graduate Health Sciences. It is the first time the program has received the honor.… Read More


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Rishi Kamaleswaran Has Paper Hightlighted in Psychological Measurement Journal

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A paper by Rishi Kamaleswaran, PhD, about the use of artificial intelligence (AI) to classify cardiac arrhythmia made the 2018 highlights section of the scientific journal, Psychological Measurement. Dr. Kamaleswaran is an assistant professor in the Department of Pediatrics in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC). “I developed… Read More


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College of Pharmacy Student Competes In NBC’s “American Ninja Warrior”

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Ask Benjamin Wilson which is more difficult, pharmacy school or being a ninja and he will tell you – both are challenging in their own right. The fourth-year pharmacy student was recently selected to compete in the regional competition of NBC’s “American Ninja Warrior” in Atlanta. Wilson, a native of Jackson, Tennessee, has been a… Read More