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‘UTHSC Stands Against Hate’ Campaign Receives Gold MarCom Award

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center and its Office of Communications and Marketing won a 2019 MarCom Award for the campus-wide campaign against hate that launched in late 2018. UTHSC received a Gold Award for the “UTHSC Stands Against Hate Campaign,” a collaborative effort by faculty, staff, and students to take a stand against… Read More


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Culinary Medicine Program Builds Nutrition IQ for Med Students; Now Extended to Faculty and Staff

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  Physician Susan Warner believes a good diet is a recipe for good health. A clinical pathologist, she is so passionate about the link between food and health that she became a certified culinary medicine specialist and professional chef. For the past several years, she has been working to spread the “Food is Health and… Read More


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Office of Finance Gives Back with Annual Community Service Initiative

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The Office of Finance at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center exemplified a spirit of giving during its annual holiday community service initiative. Team members select an organization to donate to each year. This year, for the first time, they took on a double mission, deciding to give to the Parkway Health and Rehabilitation… Read More


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College of Graduate Health Sciences Partners with Institutions in China To Train PhD Students from China at UTHSC

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The College of Graduate Health Sciences at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, in partnership with Harbin Medical University, Peking University Cancer Hospital, Beijing Tiantan Hospital, and the First Hospital of Qiqihar City, was successful in obtaining funding from the China Scholarship Council to support cohorts of 15 students from China each year for… Read More


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Office of Equity and Diversity Graduates 24 Faculty and Staff Members From Diversity Certificate Program

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The Diversity Certificate Program at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center graduated 24 faculty and staff members in latest cohort . The program, which began in 2017, is led by the Office of Equity and Diversity. The program aims to develop a more knowledgeable workforce by enhancing competencies and capacity around diversity and inclusion… Read More


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M. Dennis Leo, PhD, Awarded $1.9 Million NIH Grant For Diabetic Vascular Disease Research

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The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded M. Dennis Leo, PhD, assistant professor in the Department of Physiology at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), a $1.9 million grant for his project titled “Chloride Channels in Diabetic Vascular Disease.” The study will investigate cellular signaling pathways damaged by diabetes and how they… Read More


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Nichols, Martindale-Adams Awarded $1.3 Million Grant for Veteran Caregiver Interventions

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The Department of Defense (DOD) has awarded a $1.3 million grant to researchers at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Center, and Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) to assist caregivers of veterans who are living with traumatic brain injury (TBI) and dementia. Linda Nichols, PhD, FGSA, FSfAA, professor in the… Read More


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Campus Police Welcome New Officers in Swearing In Ceremony

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center Police Department held a swearing-in and promotion ceremony Thursday. Seven officers were sworn in, a dispatcher was welcomed, and a sergeant was promoted to lieutenant during the event in the dining hall of the Student-Alumni Center. New officers took an oath to protect and serve and had their… Read More