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UTHSC Launches Only Comprehensive Hemophilia and Thrombosis Treatment Center in 150-Mile Radius

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Sandeep Rajan, MD, knows how appropriate diagnosis and comprehensive care can change the lives of patients suffering from rare and complex benign blood disorders, such as hemophilia and thrombosis. As a hematologist, he’s seen a wheelchair-bound patient become ambulatory and another stop needing dialysis, once their blood conditions were properly treated and regulated. Dr. Rajan,… Read More


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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center Office of Research Announces System-Wide Collaborative Award Winners

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Three research projects have been selected as the winners of the 2017 University of Tennessee Collaborative Research Network (UT CORNET) Awards in Cancer Research. The awards are designed to promote new lines of team-based research and serve as a catalyist of new collaborative partnerships for UT cancer investigators across Tennessee. Imagined by UTHSC Vice Chancellor… Read More


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The College of Pharmacy at The University of Tennessee Health Science Center Expands Regional Tuition Program to Out-of-State Students in 200-Mile Radius Of Sites in Memphis, Nashville, and Knoxville

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Pharmacy is expanding its regional tuition rate program to pharmacy students living out of state within a 200-mile radius of the college’s instructional sites in Memphis, Nashville, and Knoxville, effective for fall 2017. The highest-ranked pharmacy school in Tennessee and ranked number 17 in the country… Read More


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UTHSC College of Pharmacy to Host Race for the Summitt April 23

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Students from the American Pharmacists Association Academy of Student Pharmacists (APhA-ASP) at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) will host Race for the Summitt at Health Sciences Park in Memphis on Sunday, April 23, at 8:30 a.m. Organized in 2012 by students in the College of Pharmacy at UTHSC, Race for the Summitt… Read More


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Kimberly Williams Collins, PhD, New Counseling Psychologist for University Health Services at UTHSC

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Kimberly Williams Collins, PhD, MS, has been hired by the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) to serve as counseling psychologist with University Health Services to assist with student and employee mental and behavioral health, and support various programs to enhance the overall campus experience. Most recently assistant director and director of training at… Read More


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UTHSC Gives HOSA Students an Inside Look Into the World of Health Care

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On Friday, March 24, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC ) Simulation Program and Department of Graduate Medical Education partnered with the Tennessee Rural Partnership, a non-profit workforce collective, and hosted 40 Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) students from western Tennessee. This was the first symposium held on the UTHSC campus but… Read More


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UTHSC Names Shenika Thomas Assistant Vice Chancellor of Business and Fiscal Affairs For the Office of the Chancellor and Executive Vice Chancellor

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center has named Shenika Thomas, MBA, MPS, CFE, assistant vice chancellor of business and fiscal affairs for the Office of the Chancellor and Executive Vice Chancellor. She previously served as director. “It is with great pleasure that I announce the promotion of Ms. Shenika Thomas to assistant vice chancellor,”… Read More


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UTHSC Study to Help African Americans with Uncontrolled Diabetes Better Manage Their Health

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) is heading a coalition of primary care providers in the Mid-South in a program to help African-American adults diagnosed with diabetes better manage their disease. Led by James Bailey, MD, MPH, professor of Internal Medicine and Preventive Medicine and director of the Center for Health System Improvement… Read More