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2019-2020 Annual Report

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It’s been a “record-breaking year” for the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Our new 2019-2020 Annual Report looks at UTHSC’s record number of graduates, record revenue from clinical activity, and record research awards. The annual report also highlights the university’s efforts as Tennessee’s public academic health care leader in a time of public health… Read More


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Campus Police and Parking Services Remain Committed to Safety of Medical District

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While faculty, staff, and students work remotely for the most part, the Campus Police Department and Parking Services at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center remain committed to keeping the campus secure and safe. “As this nation, and more specifically this county, battle this pandemic, we at UTHSC Police must do our part to… Read More


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Asbell Leads National Ocular Antibiotic Resistance Study, Publishes in JAMA

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The results of a 10-year ongoing study led by Penny A. Asbell, MD, FACS, MBA, FARVO, chair of the Department of Ophthalmology and director of the Hamilton Eye Institute (HEI), have been published recently in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) Ophthalmology. This surveillance study examines isolates from eye infections across the United… Read More


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Laboratory Testing Key in Coronavirus Battle, UTHSC Webinar Stresses

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More than 300 people joined a free webinar hosted by the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Department of Diagnostic and Health Sciences in the College of Health Professions Wednesday on “The Role of Laboratory Testing in the COVID-19 Pandemic.” The webinar for health care professionals and the community featured a panel of experts in laboratory sciences,… Read More


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UTHSC Opens COVID-19 Testing Site in Frayser

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center continues to work to expand community access to testing for COVID-19 by adding new drive-thru testing sites that will be open a few days a week in areas of need in the community. The first of these sites opened Tuesday in Frayser at the North Frayser Community Center,… Read More


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UTHSC Students Screen Public at Call Center for COVID-19 Testing

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A team of UTHSC medical and nursing students have been working diligently behind the scenes in the fight against COVID-19. Made up mostly of third-year medical students and nursing students, the COVID-19 Call Center, works in tandem with the COVID-19 drive-thru testing site at the Mid-South Fairgrounds to triage the public for testing. Since opening… Read More


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Facilities, University Health Services Maximize Efforts to Keep Campus Healthy

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The Facilities Department and University Health Services at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center are working diligently to keep the campus healthy. In the early days of the spread of COVID-19, leaders of both organizations wanted not only to support the local, national, and global effort to battle the virus, but to join together… Read More


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UTHSC to Host Webinar on Role of Laboratory Testing in COVID-19 Pandemic

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The College of Health Professions Department of Diagnostic and Health Sciences will host a webinar on Wednesday, April 22, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. titled “The Role of Laboratory Testing in the COVID-19 Pandemic.” The webinar, which is free to the UTHSC community and the public, will feature a panel of experts in laboratory… Read More