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UTHSC Researchers Recognized by Memphis Business Journal for Outstanding Work in Biosciences

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Colleen Jonsson, PhD

Three University of Tennessee Health Science Center faculty members are being highlighted in the Memphis Business Journal (MBJ) this month for their outstanding leadership and contributions to the biosciences.  Colleen Jonsson, PhD, professor and Endowed Van Vleet Chair of Excellence in Virology; Monica Jablonski, PhD, FARVO, Hamilton Endowed Professor; and Maria Gomes-Solecki, DVM, professor, Microbiology,… Read More


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UTHSC Nursing Alumnae Receive $10,000 for Rural Clinic After TODAY Show Appearance

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Mother-daughter nurses Robin and Piper Black, both alumnae of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Nursing, were featured on the T0DAY show Friday in recognition of Mother’s Day and the start of National Nursing week. Robin is a nurse practitioner, who has practiced in rural Erin, Tennessee, for nearly 30 years. Daughter… Read More


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UTHSC to Award 844 Degrees During 2022 Spring Commencement Ceremonies

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Nurses Sarah and Brandon May are among 844 graduates to receive diplomas during UTHSC's 2022 Commencement Ceremonies.

Brandon and Sarah May, both nurses, dream that one day they might operate their own rural health clinic to help people who are underserved and don’t have access to care. The couple take a major step toward that goal on Monday, when they graduate from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Doctor of Nursing… Read More


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2022 Dentistry Magazine Illustrates UTHSC College of Dentistry’s Growth

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With a new building under construction, an expanding clinical reach, and a continuing focus on excellence in dental education, the UTHSC College of Dentistry is on an exciting trajectory!   New Building Progressing The new Delta Dental of Tennessee Building is moving along steadily, offering the prospect of additional space for education, state-of-the-art clinics, and… Read More


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College of Nursing Alumnae to be Featured on TODAY Friday

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The pair were filmed doing what they do together, taking care of the people of rural Erin, Tennessee. The footage will be shown during their live interview in New York Friday at 8 a.m. EST (7 a.m. CST).

An alumna of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Nursing and her daughter, who is graduating from the college next week, will be featured in the Mother’s Day coverage of NBC’s TODAY show in New York City on Friday, May 6, the first day of National Nurses Week. Alumna Robin Black, FNP-BC,… Read More


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UTHSC Advisory Board to Hold In-Person Meeting in Memphis May 11

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The UTHSC Advisory Board will meet in person May 11 in the Mooney Building on the Memphis campus.

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Advisory Board will meet Wednesday, May 11, from 1 to 4 p.m., in the Mooney Library, 875 Monroe Ave., on the Memphis campus. It will be the first time the board has met in person since the start of the pandemic. On the agenda: Introduction of new board… Read More


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College of Nursing Celebrates Nurses Week With NightinGala, Nurse Hero Awards, Runyan Community Nursing Award

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The 2022 NightinGala marks the first time since the pandemic that the annual celebration will take place in person.

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Nursing will begin National Nurses Week May 6 by recognizing nurse heroes at NightinGala 2022. The event, which celebrates excellence in nursing, will be held at the Hilton-Memphis from 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. Although NightinGala is in its sixth year, this will be the first… Read More


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UTHSC Among Top Five Company Fundraisers for 2022 Heart Walk

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UTHSC was among the top 5 companies raising funds for the 2022 Heart Walk.

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center ranked in the top five companies raising the most for the 2022 Mid-South Heart Walk, which took place Saturday, April 23. A total of 68 companies competed to raise funds for the walk. UTHSC, with nine teams, raised $7,265, to rank in fifth place in fundraising. UTHSC has… Read More