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HSC Hub Named As New Campus Store for UTHSC

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s campus store in the 930 Madison Plaza, first floor, has a new name and a new look. It is now called the HSC Hub. Formerly managed under the VolShop brand, headquartered at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, the new HSC Hub now operates as an independent retailer with… Read More


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Department of Diagnostic and Health Sciences to Participate in Virtual 2020 Walk to End Alzheimer’s

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The Department of Diagnostic and Health Sciences in the College of Health Professions at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center will be among this year’s participants in the virtual 2020 Walk to End Alzheimer’s on November 14. So far, the department has raised $1,490 of its $2,000 goal for the fundraiser that benefits the… Read More


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National Study: Pandemic and Oversight Waivers Impact Advanced Practice Nurses

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Preliminary results from a national survey reveal how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs), while findings related to the temporary easing of practice restrictions show little effect on APRN practice. In states with restrictive practice requirements, barriers that impact patient care and access continued to exist despite waivers issued to help… Read More


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UTHSC’s Ferrara Among 2020 CFO of the Year Honorees

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As the senior vice chancellor for Finance and chief financial officer for the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Anthony A. Ferrara, CPA, MAS, sees his job as “helping move the institution forward.” Ferrara has guided the financial reins of the state’s academic health science institution since 2005. It’s no easy task, however, he has… Read More


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UTHSC Joins Sponsors of Unity Walk Against Gun Violence

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) is joining more than a dozen other community partners to sponsor a walk to take a stand against gun violence. The Unity Walk Against Gun Violence is set for Saturday, November 14. The purpose of the walk is to bring awareness to the alarming rate of crime,… Read More


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SASSI Focused on Mental Health and Well-being of Students

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The Office of Student Academic Support Services and Inclusion (SASSI) hasn’t let social distancing keep it from connecting with students at UTHSC to help them manage stress during the pandemic. Their team has been focused on the mental health and well-being of students long before social distancing guidelines went into effect. The office has been… Read More


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College of Nursing Hosts 2020 William T. Cashdollar Distinguished Visiting Professorship

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The COVID-19 pandemic has created significant ethical conflicts for health care professionals, forcing them to move from a conventional, patient-focused standard of care to crisis care focused on the health of the overall population, according to a well-known medical ethicist. Dr. Douglas Diekema, MD, MPH, director of education at the Treuman Katz Center for Pediatric… Read More


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UTHSC Advisory Board to Hold Virtual Meeting November 12

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Advisory Board will hold a virtual meeting at 1 p.m. CST November 12. Board members will be participating electronically or by telephone. Interested individuals are encouraged to watch the meeting online. Information to access the meeting will be available at uthsc.edu/advisory-board/index.php. Items on the Advisory Board agenda include:… Read More