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Human Resources Leaders Come Together as One UT

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Brian Dickens

Brian Dickens, PhD, SPHR, SCP, CEC, joined the University of Tennessee System as the Chief Human Resources Officer in December 2019, just before the COVID-19 pandemic gripped the world and changed the workplace possibly forever. Almost overnight, organizations, including those in the UT System, went from in-person to remote, or a hybrid of the two.… Read More


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Kiles Named Young Pharmacist of the Year by National Pharmaceutical Association

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Tyler Marie Kiles, PharmD, BCADM, an assistant professor in the Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Translational Science at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, was recently named the Young Pharmacist of the Year by the National Pharmaceutical Association (NPhA). Dr. Kiles serves as chapter adviser for the UTHSC chapter of the Student National Pharmaceutical… Read More


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UTHSC Campus Police Department to Participate in “Booze It and Lose It” Traffic Safety Campaign

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The Campus Police Department at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is partnering with the Tennessee Highway Safety Office (THSO) for its “Booze It and Lose It” campaign through September 6, surrounding the Labor Day holiday. This initiative coincides with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” mobilization to… Read More


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BSN Student Persists to Graduation Despite Health Crises

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  With degrees in biology and public health, James Davis had been part of the health care world for years when he decided to become a registered nurse. “I wanted that patient interaction,” he said. What he didn’t realize was that he would also receive a front-row seat to the patient’s perspective while pursuing his… Read More


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UTHSC Alumna Named President of American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry

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Jeannie Beauchamp, DDS, a 1991 graduate of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Dentistry, has been named president of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD). “I think this has been an unprecedented time with the pandemic,” she said.  “Dentists have gone back to work with restrictions. I believe everyone learned how… Read More


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Russell Named Vice Chancellor for Academic, Faculty and Student Affairs at UTHSC

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Dr. Cindy Russell

Cynthia Russell, PhD, RN, has been named vice chancellor for Academic, Faculty and Student Affairs (AFSA) at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Dr. Russell has served as the interim vice chancellor for AFSA since December 2020. With almost three decades of service to the university, Dr. Russell has also served as the associate… Read More


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UTHSC Researchers Sweep UT President’s Awards Five Years in a Row

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Colleen Jonsson, PhD

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center recently announced its third record-breaking year for research grant awards. This effort to increase research awards by 43% over five years to $122.3 million has had multiple drivers. The reorganization of the Office of Research led by Steve Goodman, PhD, vice chancellor for Research, has made the environment… Read More


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UTHSC College of Nursing Receives Grant to Promote Vaccine Education in Six Rural Counties

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Nursing has received a $76,350 sub-award from a $200,000 grant to the UT Institute of Agriculture to improve vaccination rates in rural and underserved communities. The co-principal investigators from the college are Professor Sara Day, PhD, RN, FAAN, assistant dean for the Center for Community and… Read More