UTHSC News


Inaugural Cohort of First-Year PharmD Students at the College of Pharmacy’s Nashville and Knoxville Locations Complete First Year

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The UT Health Science Center College of Pharmacy has achieved a new milestone as the inaugural cohort of first-year PharmD students at the College’s Nashville and Knoxville locations have successfully completed their first year of studies. Previously, PharmD students were required to spend their first year on the Memphis campus before completing their studies at… Read More


Advisory Board Approves FY 2025 Budget Proposal

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Advisory Board Friday unanimously approved a budget proposal for FY 2025 that includes an operating budget of $696.4 million, a 3% across-the-board state-funded pay raise for faculty and staff, and no increase in mandatory student fees The budget proposal, which now goes to the UT Board of Trustees for consideration… Read More


Eighth-Annual NightinGala Celebrates Nursing

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About 250 people celebrated nursing on May 3 at the eighth-annual NightinGala and Nurse Hero Awards. The program was presented by the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Nursing at the Great Hall and Conference Center in Germantown. The college hosts the event each year to launch the celebration of National Nurses Week,… Read More


Campus Police Awarded Second Tennessee Law Enforcement Accreditation

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Campus Police Department has been awarded its second Tennessee Law Enforcement Accreditation (TLEA) from the Tennessee Association of Chiefs of Police (TACP). The accreditation recognizes significant professional achievement, the use of written directives, policies, and procedures that are operationally successful, and the fulfillment of TLEA program standards. “I… Read More


776 Degrees to be Awarded in Spring Commencement Ceremonies May 13, 19

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Jasmine Walker, BSN, RN, who will graduate from the Doctor of Nursing Practice Nurse-Midwifery program May 13, believes her degree will help her advocate for the best care for women, especially in underserved communities. “Midwifery represents everything I stand for: women’s empowerment, creating a safe environment to build rapport with people, educating, providing evidence-based care, and… Read More


Rural Health Certificate Program at College of Pharmacy to Graduate First Cohort

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Kassidy Kirkman, a fourth-year Pharmacy student, grew up in a small town in western Arkansas, where she saw firsthand the crucial role pharmacists play in rural communities. In May 2024, Kirkman will be among the first students to graduate having completed the Rural Health Certificate program offered by UT Health Science Center College of Pharmacy.… Read More


PACTS to Bring Together Experts, Providers on Bridging Gaps in Mental Health Care for Children After COVID

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The Center for Youth Advocacy and Well-Being and the Office of Community Health Engagement at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, in partnership with the University of Memphis School of Social Work and the Tennessee Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, will host the 2024 Psychiatric Advocacy Collaborative Teams Summit (PACTS) Saturday, May 11,… Read More


Molecular/COVID Lab Closes After Four Years of Service in the Face of Unprecedented Pandemic

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The world shut down in response to COVID-19 in early March 2020. By late March, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center announced it was partnering with University Clinical Health (UCH) to open a lab on the Memphis campus to analyze the deluge of COVID-19 tests being done around town. By May 4, the Molecular/COVID… Read More