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UTHSC Hosts Inaugural Multicultural and Global Health Symposium Nov. 6

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The Center for Multicultural and Global Health at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center will host its inaugural Multicultural and Global Health Symposium Saturday, November 6, from 8 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. in Memphis. The free symposium will bring together local, national, and international speakers to discuss the theme of “Re-Imagining Multicultural and Global… Read More


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Fall 2021 Nursing Magazine: The Power of Nursing

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The Fall 2021 Nursing magazine explores the “Power of Nursing.” In this award-winning issue read how a mother-and-daughter nursing team deliver health care in rural Middle Tennessee; see how siblings are supporting each other in the accelerated BSN program; and learn about the UTHSC College of Nursing’s new Midwifery program. Read the full issue below.


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UTHSC Health Hub at Uptown Brings Neighborhood Approach to Health Care

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Cutting the ribbon to open the UTHSC Health Hub at Uptown Saturday were Michelle Taylor, MD, director of the Shelby County Health Department; Scott Strome, MD, executive dean of the UTHSC College of Medicine, Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland, Henry Turley, member of the UTHSC Coillege of Meidcine Board of Vistiros, and Jim Bailey, MD, who has led the development of the Health HUb.

When the orange ribbon was cut to open the new UTHSC Health Hub at Uptown Saturday morning, supporters of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, local leaders, and neighborhood residents responded with a round of applause. Located at 534 North Second Street, the UTHSC Health Hub is a neighborhood approach to improving health in… Read More


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PhD Student Stays Calm Under Pressure to Win Three Minute Thesis Competition

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Temrikar's mentor, Dr. Bernd Meibohm, described his student's work as innovative and original.

Fifth-year PhD student Zaid Temrikar almost missed his chance to compete in the Three Minute Thesis competition sponsored recently by the Graduate Student Executive Council and the College of Graduate Health Sciences at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Temrikar had briefly stepped out of the Schreier Auditorium in the Student-Alumni Center just before… Read More


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UTHSC College of Medicine to Open First UTHSC Health Hub October 30

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The College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center will open the UTHSC Health Hub in Uptown on October 30 at 10 a.m. Located at 534 North Second Street, the UTHSC Health Hub is a neighborhood-based approach to improving health status and outcomes in underserved areas in the community. The launch will… Read More


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Interim Chief of Vascular Surgery No Stranger to Travel; Happy to Call Memphis Her New Home

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Dr. Erica Mitchell

Vascular surgeon Erica Mitchell, MD, MEd SE, FACS, DFSVS, can trace her interest in medicine back to her childhood, when she was growing up on farm in Zimbabwe. Because her father was a petroleum engineer, the family lived in many countries across five continents. That farm in Zimbabwe was particularly memorable as the triage point… Read More


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Fifty Years After Graduating from Nursing School, Times are Different, But Bonds Remain

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Members of the Class of '71 from Methodist School of Nursing were honored as adopted alumni by the UTHSC College of Nursing Friday. From left, Susan Schmidt, Eleeva Hilbun, Dr. Diane Pace, and Jan Barkett.

When Diane Pace, PhD, APRN, FNP-BC, IF, NCMP, FAANP, FAAN, director of Special Academic Programs at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Nursing, graduated from the Methodist Hospital School of Nursing in 1971, the dress code for nurses was a crisp white dress, white hose, polished white shoes, and often, a starched… Read More


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2021 A Challenging, but Good Year, Chancellor Reports

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In his 12th and final State of the University Address Thursday, Chancellor Steve J. Schwab, MD, said 2021 has been a challenging, but good year for the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Speaking from the Mooney Library in the newly renovated Historic Quadrangle at the center of the Memphis campus and via Zoom, the… Read More