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Stewart Receives James G. Hughes Community Advocate Award from the Memphis Child Advocacy Center

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  Altha Stewart, MD, associate professor of psychiatry and director of the Center for Health in Justice Involved Youth at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), received the James G. Hughes Community Advocate Award from the Memphis Child Advocacy Center as a part of their Honors Day Celebration, which was held September 29… Read More


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Stephen E. Alway Named Dean of the College of Health Professions at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center

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Chancellor Steve Schwab, MD, of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center has named Stephen E. Alway, PhD, dean of the College of Health Professions. He will begin his new appointment on December 15, 2017. Dr. Alway previously served as chair of the Division of Exercise Physiology, executive chairperson of the Department of Human Performance… Read More


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Pantik Selected for Graduate Nursing Student Academy for The American Association of Colleges of Nursing

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Catherine Pantik, a PhD/Doctor of Nursing Practice student in the Colleges of Graduate Health Sciences and Nursing at the University of Tennnessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has been chosen to serve a two year-term on the National Leadership Council of the Graduate Nursing Student Academy (GNSA) for the The American Association of Colleges of Nursing… Read More


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College of Dentistry at UTHSC Reaccredited by American Dental Association

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  Dentistry Dean Timothy L. Hottel Moves to New Role a Director of Statewide Oral Health Initiatives for UTHSC The College of Dentistry at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center has received full reaccreditation from the Commission on Dental Accreditation of the American Dental Association, the nation’s largest dental association. The major programs in Dentistry… Read More


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Defending Childhood Shelby Improving Landscape for Shelby County Youth

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Local leaders, youth services providers, health care professionals, and law enforcement personnel came together in the spirit of collaboration toward the goal of improving the lives of children in Shelby County during a Trauma Informed Care Summit at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. The summit was hosted by Defending Childhood Shelby, a federally… Read More


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Wilkinson Awarded Top Honors At American Association of Nurse Anesthetists Conference

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Third-year Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) student Sara Wilkinson took home top honors at the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) annual conference in Seattle. Wilkinson was the winner in three categories: the Student of Excellence Award, the Dean and Fred Hayden Memorial National Scholarship, and the AANA poster competition. The AANA has a membership… Read More


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Collaborative Research Results In More Cost Effective, Less Invasive Hearing Test For Canines

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Collaborative research between the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology and the UT College of Veterinary Medicine has led to a discovery of a more cost effective and less invasive way to test hearing in puppies. Ashley Harkrider, PhD, professor and chair of the Department of Audiology and Speech… Read More


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Madu Leaving A Lasting Imprint on Education as State Finalist for Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching

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  Chikezie Madu, PhD, is making strides that exceed well beyond the classroom. A 2012 graduate of the College of Graduate Health Sciences at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), Dr. Madu, who is currently an Advanced Placement (AP) Biology teacher at White Station High School and a dual enrollment instructor at the… Read More