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UTHSC Hosting Events for Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week May 2-8

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center is recognizing National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week May 2-8 with a series of virtual and in-person events that are free to the community. This year’s theme is “Flip the Script.” The Center for Health in Justice Involved Youth and the Office of Community Health Engagement in the… Read More


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Two from UTHSC College of Medicine Among Those Honored In Memphis Business Journal’s 40 Under 40

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Dustin Fulton, EdD, assistant dean for Admissions in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, and Nicholas Hysmith, MD, assistant professor of Pediatrics, Infectious Diseases at UTHSC and medical director of infection prevention at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital, have been selected as members of the Class of 2021 of the… Read More


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UTHSC’s Inaugural Giving Day Successful

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s inaugural Giving Day April 27 was a success, with more than 700 donors making gifts to support the university and its six colleges during the 24-hour philanthropic campaign. The number of donors surpassed the goal of 500 gifts for the one-day event that encouraged students, faculty, staff, alumni, and… Read More


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NightinGala’s Nursing Awards Celebrate the Most Trusted Profession

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Nursing will launch its celebration of National Nurses Week May 6 with the fifth-annual NightinGala, an event that recognizes nurse heroes for their positive impact on patients and the Mid-South community. Nurses from three Memphis hospitals, the Tennessee Department of Health, and UTHSC will be honored… Read More


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UTHSC Pharmacy Student Organizations Win Top National Honors

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s chapters of the Student National Pharmaceutical Association (SNPhA) and the American Pharmacists Association Academy of Student Pharmacists (APhA-ASP) were both named Chapter of the Year at their national meetings this year. This marks the first time both organizations have received top honors within the same academic year. “I… Read More


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Starbucks at UTHSC Food Court Receives Highest Satisfaction Score in the Region

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Terri Humphreys knows she will never be a health care provider, but as the assistant manager of the Starbucks in the Madison Plaza Building on the Memphis campus of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, she is proud she can help support those who are. “We enjoy coming to work, we enjoy our customers,”… Read More


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UTHSC Infectious Disease Researcher Mentors Local High School Student on COVID-19 Vaccine Design Development

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An infectious disease leader at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is providing his expertise in the research and development of vaccines to a local high school senior. James Dale, MD, chief of the Division of Infectious Disease and Gene H. Stollerman Endowed Professor in Medicine in the UTHSC College of Medicine, is mentoring… Read More


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UTHSC College of Nursing Launches Traditional BSN Program

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Nursing is opening a traditional, two-year bachelor of science in nursing (BSN) program as a complement to its existing 12-month, accelerated BSN program. The traditional BSN will be geared to students who have completed 60 hours of prerequisite courses at a community college or other college… Read More