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Annual UTHSC Faculty Senate Awards Honor Excellent Work for 2020-2021

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The Faculty Senate at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center recently announced its annual awards, naming Sally Badoud, assistant vice chancellor for Communications and Marketing, its Administrator of the Year for 2020-2021. Other Faculty Senate award winners for 2020-2021 are: The Teaching and Learning Center, Presidential Citation Award; Information Technology Services, Presidential Citation Award;… Read More


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UTHSC College of Medicine Residents Hosting Fundraiser and Donation Drive

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Members of the Guided Resident International Training (GRIT) track in the College of Medicine are hosting a fundraiser and donation drive now through October 15 to benefit World Relief Memphis and Asha’s Refuge, two organizations in Memphis which assist with refugee resettlement. The GRIT track’s mission is to educate UTHSC Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, and Medicine-Pediatrics residents… Read More


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Medicine Magazine: Engaged in the Community

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The Summer 2021 issue of the College of Medicine Magazine showcases how the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and the college led the community through the global pandemic. As the pandemic continues, so does the work of the university and college. This issue also highlights the importance of improving health equity in Tennessee and… Read More


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UTHSC Researchers Examine Public Sentiment On Social Media Platform Regarding COVID-19 Vaccine

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A data analysis of public sentiment about the COVID-19 vaccine from December 2020-May 2021 on one popular social media platform by a team of researchers at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center found more positive than negative sentiment regarding the vaccine. The study led by Arash Shaban-Nejad, PhD, an associate professor in the UTHSC-Oak… Read More


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UTHSC’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing Best in State On Two National Rankings

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UTHSC College of Nursing's BSN program ranked as best in the state on two national lists.

  The Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Nursing is ranked as the best program in the state on two important new lists that measure quality. The college has the highest-ranked BSN program in Tennessee on U.S. News & World Report’s list of undergraduate… Read More


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UTHSC Campus Police Department Donates Toward Middle Tennessee Flooding Recovery

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The UTHSC Campus Police Department held a fundraiser and donation to assist Middle Tennessee residents with flood recovery efforts. Through the fundraiser, which was held September 1-3 on the Memphis campus, Campus Police collected over 50 cases of bottled water, 17 boxes of assorted items including diapers, baby wipes, hand sanitizer, disinfectant wipes, paper towels,… Read More


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College of Medicine Sows Seeds of Health in New Frayser Community Garden

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fall planting event inviting members of the community to begin the fall planting.

Ernest J. Trice, a volunteer urban gardener, stood at the edge of several plowed rows in a field in Frayser Wednesday afternoon explaining the finer points of sowing seeds to those who gathered for the fall planting kick-off of the Frayser Community Garden, a new outreach effort of the College of Medicine at the University… Read More


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UTHSC Campus Police Promotes Officers, Welcomes New Staff

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The Campus Police Department at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center recognized seven police officers and two new staff members during a swearing in ceremony Tuesday held in the Student-Alumni Center. “I am honored and excited each time I am able to have a young man or woman to raise their right hand and… Read More