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Fall Advisory Board Meeting Re-Elects Chair, Updates Important Initiatives

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During the fall meeting of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Advisory Board Wednesday, members heard reports about the College of Dentistry’s developing initiative to expand dental care across the state, the university’s ongoing strategic planning process, and the recent accomplishments across the six colleges. The board also unanimously re-elected Philip Wenk, DDS, to… Read More


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UTHSC Military Medicine Interest Group Held Inaugural “Stop the Bleed” Event

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In its first semester as a student organization at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, the Military Medicine Interest Group recently hosted the Stop the Bleed and Tactical Combat Casualty Care training event. The event educated students and future military physicians on transporting and caring for individuals with traumatic bleeding. The tactical combat casualty… Read More


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UTHSC to Host Second Multicultural and Global Health Symposium

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The Center for Multicultural and Global Health at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is hosting the 2022 Multicultural and Global Health Fundraising Dinner and Symposium open to the public on Friday, November 11, and Saturday, November 12. The event will gather state leaders, international health experts, and the UTHSC community to discover more… Read More


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SANE Training Makes a Difference in West Tennessee

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When Assistant Professor Andrea Sebastian, DNP, PNP, SANE-P, was a young nurse at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital, she saw the same infant admitted to the hospital twice for abusive trauma. “I thought, ‘This is where I can help’,” she said. “It was so heart-breaking to me that he was admitted two times for abusive injuries.”… Read More


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UTHSC to Hold Diabetes Awareness Event in Recognition of National Diabetes Month

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As millions of Americans live with diabetes, and even more remain at risk of it, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center will mark November as National Diabetes Month with an event to educate and raise awareness of diabetes. The free event is open to the public and will take place Friday, November 18, from… Read More


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“Everywhere You Look, UTHSC” Tour Shines Light on UTHSC’s Statewide Reach, Mission

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Elvys (pronounced Elvis) Ferrufino, a 4th-year dental student on rotation at the UTHSC College of Dentistry’s teaching clinic in the Dodson Avenue Community Health Center in Chattanooga, proudly shook hands with UT System President Randy Boyd and UT Health Science Center Chancellor Peter Buckley last Tuesday afternoon, as they visited the clinic that serves the… Read More


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Medical Laboratory Science Program Celebrates 100-Year Anniversary

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Fifty years before the founding of what is now the UTHSC College of Health Professions, the School of Medical Technology in the UT Department of Pathology started at the Memphis General Hospital. It had one instructor and two students.  Today, as the College of Health Professions celebrates its 50th anniversary, the Medical Laboratory Science (MLS)… Read More


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Historic Investiture Installs UTHSC’s 11th Chancellor

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In a historic ceremony that blended the flavors of his Irish roots and his adopted home of Memphis, Peter Buckley, MD, was formally installed as the 11th chancellor of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center Friday. A first for UTHSC, the investiture ceremony was held at 10 a.m. at the Cannon Center for the… Read More