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UTHSC Advisory Board to Meet Nov. 9 in Memphis

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Advisory Board will meet Wednesday, November 9, at 1 p.m., in the Mooney Library, 875 Monroe Ave., on the Memphis campus.  On the agenda:  Election of the new board chair to serve through June 30, 2024 Chancellor’s report Strategic plan update Discussion of the Healthy Smiles Program FY… Read More


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Art and Sciences Merged at The Art of Science Exhibit, Founded By UTHSC Faculty Member

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To introduce life-saving medical science to new audiences, Crosstown Arts and Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital, in collaboration with the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, recently presented the seventh biennial exhibition of The Art of Science. The exhibit was founded and directed by Heather Smallwood, PhD, associate professor in the Department of Pediatrics in the… Read More


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UTHSC Researchers Publish First-of-Their-Kind Reports on Cancer Radiation Therapy Interruptions

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Two new reports by researchers at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center provide the first published description of unplanned interruptions in radiation cancer treatment across a major U.S. city in the COVID-19 era, according to their authors. The studies placed special focus on how risk for radiotherapy interruption varied by patient race, socioeconomic status,… Read More


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“From Adversity to Resiliency,” UTHSC’s Inaugural Mind Body Wellness Summit Successful

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With a focus on practicing wellness, the Mind Body Wellness Summit, hosted by the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Mind Body Wellness Center in partnership with the Office of Human Resources, gathered more than 150 attendees, including faculty, staff, students, and community members, to learn about and collectively embrace mindfulness and resilience. The half-day… Read More


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First-Ever Investiture of New UTHSC Chancellor Set for Nov. 4

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center will hold a historic investiture of its 11th chancellor, Peter Buckley, MD, Friday, November 4. An investiture is a time-honored tradition in academia, during which the university will formally confer the authority and symbols of the office on Chancellor Buckley, who began his tenure at UTHSC in February.… Read More


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UT System President, UTHSC Chancellor Make “Everywhere You Look, UTHSC” Statewide Tour

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UT System President Randy Boyd and UTHSC Chancellor Peter Buckley, MD, will travel the state October 31-November 2 on the first “Everywhere You Look, UTHSC” tour. The tour is designed to educate and inform communities across Tennessee about the statewide reach and impact of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. The tour starts in Memphis,… Read More


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Institute for Health Outcomes and Policy, Health Informatics Concentration, Has First Graduate

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April Insco, PhD, RHIA, CHDA, CPHI, CCS, has the distinction of being the first student to graduate from the UTHSC Institute for Health Outcomes and Policy (IHOP) program with a concentration in health informatics. “Completing a doctoral degree is a major accomplishment in itself, but to be the first one in this concentration makes me… Read More


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UTHSC College of Nursing Welcomes New Executive Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

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Charleen McNeill, PhD, MSN, RN, has joined the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Nursing as a professor and the executive associate dean of Academic Affairs. Dr. McNeill comes to UTHSC from the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center in Oklahoma City, where she filled a similar role as associate dean for Academic… Read More