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UTHSC to Graduate 162 New Health Professionals During Winter Commencement

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) will present degrees to 162 new health professionals December 14, during its 2018 Winter Commencement. The event will take place at 1:30 p.m. at the Memphis Cook Convention Center. One graduate from the College of Dentistry, 25 from the College of Graduate Health Sciences, 12 from the… Read More


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Thomas C. Laughner Named Director of Teaching and Learning Center

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Thomas C. Laughner, PhD, has been named the Director for the Teaching and Learning Center (TLC) at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Dr. Laughner will oversee the design, development, delivery and evaluation of the services offered at the TLC. Dr. Laughner will be responsible for the services offered through TLC which include academic… Read More


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UTHSC Among Top Workplaces in Memphis For Fifth Consecutive Year

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For the fifth consecutive year, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center has been named one of the Top Workplaces in the Greater Memphis area by The Commercial Appeal. The recognition is based solely on employee surveys conducted for the newspaper by Energage, a leading research firm on organizational health and employee engagement. UTHSC was among… Read More


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Randy Boyd Visits UTHSC During Statewide UT System Tour

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Interim University of Tennessee System President Randy Boyd got the opportunity to see the building improvements and construction taking place on the UTHSC campus when he visited here Friday on the final leg of a weeklong tour of campuses in the UT System. It was his second visit to UTHSC. The day began with a… Read More


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Interim UT President Randy Boyd Visits UTHSC Friday, November 30

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Randy Boyd, the new interim president of the University of Tennessee System, will visit UTHSC Friday as part of a statewide tour of UT campuses and institutes to kick off his tenure. Boyd’s tour to meet with faculty, staff, and students across the state began with a stop at UT Martin today. He will continue… Read More


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College of Medicine Students to Host Bone Marrow Drive in Memphis Medical District

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An autoimmune disease may have prevented Caroline Hymel from donating bone marrow, but it’s not stopping the second-year medical student from doing her part in raising awareness for the need that exists for patients across the world suffering from blood cancer. “I was not able to donate and to find out that I couldn’t, I… Read More


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Two Teams of Multi-State Investigators Chosen as Collaborative Health Disparities Research Award Winners

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: The Delta Clinical and Translational Science Consortium has chosen two research teams as the 2018 Collaborative Research Network (CORNET) Awards in Health Disparities Research winners. The CORNET Awards in Health Disparities Research were created by leaders within the consortium to stimulate innovative, interdisciplinary, team-based health disparities research that involves investigators from the University of… Read More


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College of Medicine Encourages Mentoring with Learning Communities

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Even before she was in her current position, Susan Brewer, MD, knew she wanted to bring learning communities to students in the College of Medicine. Once she became associate dean for Student Affairs, Dr. Brewer set a plan in motion. The UTHSC MPOWER program was born, with collaboration from faculty and staff, including Matthew Ennis,… Read More