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APhA-ASP To Host Community Health Fair on December 1

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On December 1, the American Pharmacists Association Academy of Student Pharmacists at University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) will host a community health fair in collaboration with Planned Parenthood and OUT Memphis, an advocacy organization for the LGBTQIA community. The event will take place from 1 p.m.-7 p.m. at the Sexton Community Center, located… Read More


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UTHSC’s Ilana Graetz Honored as Emerging Leader in Managed Care Research

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  Ilana Graetz, PhD, an assistant professor in the Department of Preventive Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, is the recipient of the 2017 Seema S. Sonnad Emerging Leader in Managed Care Research Award. The American Journal of Managed Care (AJMC), the leading peer-reviewed journal focusing on issues in managed care, presents… Read More


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Campus Police Working to Ensure Safety on Roads for Thanksgiving Holiday

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As millions of Americans take to the roads for the Thanksgiving holiday, UTHSC’s Campus Police Department is working with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to help make travel as safe as possible during the long holiday weekend. The period between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day is the deadliest time of the year for… Read More


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Dean Marie Chisholm-Burns: Our Past Does Not Define Our Future

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Editor’s note: This column by College of Pharmacy Dean Marie Chisholm-Burns first appeared in The Commercial  Appeal We are not defined by the circumstances of our birth. Values, determination and perseverance can overcome the bleakest of odds. These are the hard-won lessons I learned from my parents, Wylean and Arnold Chisholm. Both were raised in poor… Read More


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UTHSC Partners to Build Research, Entrepreneurship, and Commercialization in Biosciences

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) in Memphis, Memphis Bioworks Foundation, and TriMetis Life Sciences today announced the establishment of a partnership focused on research, discovery, entrepreneurship, and commercialization in biosciences and technology at the university. At the heart of the partnership are the joint university appointments of Steve Bares, PhD, president and… Read More


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Dinner With Tamika Catchings Brings in $83,000 for UTHSC Audiology and Speech Pathology Scholarships

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A scholarship benefit dinner featuring former Lady Vol and WNBA standout Tamika Catchings brought in a total of $83,000 for the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s (UTHSC) Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology. The event, which was attended by more than 300 people, took place at The Foundry on the World’s Fair Site in… Read More


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UTHSC Working to Increase Ranks of Males in Nursing

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Robert Kirby, a second-year student in UTHSC’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing program, comes from a family of nurses. “The love and respect that I witnessed them have for their patients, played a huge part in my decision,” he said, describing why he chose nursing. As the College of Nursing continues to grow, one of… Read More


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UTHSC to Celebrate National Distance Learning Week November 6-10

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  The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) will celebrate National Distance Learning Week November 6-10. During this time, online and e-learning institutions across the nation will highlight distance education growth and its acceptance as a proven form of learning, while also educating faculty about distance learning and showcasing program accomplishments. Last fiscal year… Read More