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College of Nursing Receives Prestigious Grant for Second Year To Train Future Nurse Educators

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For the second year, the College of Nursing at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center has been selected to receive the Future of Nursing Scholars Grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF). UTHSC is among only 31 schools selected to receive the grant. The grant will allow the selected schools to provide a… Read More


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Memphis Crisis Center Seeks Hotline Volunteers

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The Memphis Crisis Center, the area’s free, 24/7 crisis intervention hotline for almost 50 years, is seeking volunteers to answer calls. In the past five years, the center has handled more than 100,000 calls from Mid-Southerners suffering from all types of mental distress, said Mike LaBonte, executive director. Approximately 8,000 of those were suicide calls.… Read More


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Expanded Regional Tuition Program Opens College of Pharmacy to More Students

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  Rebecca Wahrmund of Morrilton, Arkansas, had reluctantly decided that the College of Pharmacy at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center was out of her reach financially. Though UTHSC was her first choice, she was all set to attend another institution to get her pharmacy degree. However, a new financial incentive introduced last spring… Read More


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Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital Named a Leapfrog Top Hospital for 2017

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  Highlighting its nationally recognized achievements in patient safety and quality, Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital was named a Top Children’s Hospital by The Leapfrog Group. Announced today, the Leapfrog Top Hospital award is widely acknowledged as one of the most competitive honors American hospitals can receive. The Top Hospital designation is awarded by The Leapfrog… Read More


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Hamer Recognized By the West Tennessee Highway Safety Enforcement Initiative

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Officer James Hamer of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) Campus Police Department was recognized by the West Tennessee Highway Safety Enforcement Initiative for his dedication in the areas of speed and seatbelt enforcement in the medical district. He received an award during the organization’s quarterly meeting earlier this month in Denmark, Tennessee,… Read More


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College of Nursing Alumna Brings Health Clinic to Rural Texas Community

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center played a role in the health care history of a small town in Texas as far back as the late 1800s. A three-time graduate of UTHSC’s College of Nursing has rekindled that connection. On September 28, UTHSC College of Nursing alumna Elizabeth Ellis, DNP, RN, FNP-BC, FAANP, opened the… Read More


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140 New Health Care Professionals Graduating at UTHSC Winter Commencement

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The health care workforce will welcome approximately 140 new professionals as the University of Tennessee Health Science Center conducts its Winter Commencement on Thursday, December 14. The graduates include seven from the College of Dentistry, 10 from the College of Graduate Health Sciences, 23 from the College of Health Professions, 30 from the College of… Read More


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Annual Campus Food Drive Raises $6,300 for Mid-South Food Bank

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Families in the Mid-South will benefit from more than 21,000 meals thanks to the $6,300 donated by faculty, staff, and students during the annual University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) Campus Food Drive. In addition, a total of more than 1,500 pounds of food were donated during the one-month collection period. Held every year… Read More