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Local Landscaping Company Helps Make UTHSC’s Campus Beautiful in All Seasons

If the crimson and yellow mums planted on campus this fall caught your eye and brightened your day, Calvin King and Rigoberto Rodriguez count themselves successful. King and Rodriguez, co-owners of Immaculate Landscaping, a Memphis business with an office in Olive Branch, Mississippi, have been the contractors behind much of the… Read More

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Kaplan-Amonette Department of Dermatology at UTHSC Growing; Expanding Clinical Practice

If you have a suspicious-looking mole or a strange patch on your skin, Tejesh Patel, MD, FAAD, has some advice – get it checked out. And he wants you to know that, as faculty and staff at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), the Kaplan-Amonette Department of Dermatology… Read More

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center Names Retired Memphis Police Department Deputy Director Anthony Berryhill Chief of Police for the Memphis Campus

After a three-month search, Ken Brown, JD, MPA, PhD, FACHE, executive vice chancellor and chief operations officer for the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, has named retired Memphis Police Department Deputy Director Anthony Berryhill chief of police for the UTHSC Memphis campus. He will serve in his new role… Read More

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Boling Center for Developmental Disabilities at UTHSC Partners with LeMoyne-Owen College to Increase Interest of Minority Students in Joining Field of Developmental Disabilities

The UT Boling Center for Developmental Disabilities, a University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), and LeMoyne-Owen College are partnering to generate more minority student interest in the developmental disability field, thanks to a $40,000 National Training Initiative – Partnership Planning Grant. The… Read More

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Class of 1966 Reunites at UTHSC for Golden Graduate Homecoming

A total of 93 alumni from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center class of 1966 had the opportunity to reunite and celebrate their 50-year reunion during Golden Graduate Homecoming, which took place recently with events planned on campus and in downtown Memphis. The 93 alumni represented five of the… Read More

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Nexus White Coat and Tassel Ceremony Provides Hope and Emphasizes Significance of STEM to the Community

  The Nexus White Coat and Tassel Ceremony was the first of its kind at UTHSC. Ninety-eight sixth graders who attend the Nexus Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Academy in Memphis received a white coat, UTHSC tassel, and took an oath to give back to the community, to be accepting… Read More

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Daydreaming is Route to Creativity, UTHSC Occupational Therapy Chair Says in TED Talk

You might not expect a department chair at an academic health science center to give a talk about daydreaming, but that’s exactly the topic Anne Zachry, PhD, OTR/L, chair of the Occupational Therapy Department at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, chose when she spoke at the latest TEDx… Read More