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College of Nursing Spotlight: Paving the Way for Nursing Education

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Tracing its history to 1887, making it the oldest college of nursing school in the state of Tennessee, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Nursing has been paving the way for nursing education and it continues. Simulation training is on the top of its list. Across the country, nursing education has been… Read More


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Mentoring Program for Boys at UTHSC Aims to Build Greatness; Luncheon Honors Participants

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Deborah Moore said she’s seen her grandson, Ryan Maxwell, 17, come out of his shell since he started participating in the mentoring program for boys sponsored by the Shelby County Relative Caregiver Program at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC). “The program has brought a lot out of Ryan,” said Moore, who is… Read More


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156 Seniors in the College of Medicine at UTHSC Offered Residency Positions On Match Day; Largest National Match on Record

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On Friday, March 17, at the Memphis Botanic Gardens, the 2017 class of the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) discovered what their next step would be after graduation during UTHSC’s annual Match Day. Match Day brings together graduating medical students to reveal whether or not they “matched” into… Read More


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Susan Davies Named Associate Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs and Enrollment Services at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center

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Susan Davies, PhD, has been named the associate vice chancellor for Student Affairs and Enrollment Services for the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC). In this role, she will provide executive leadership for and oversee several administrative units that provide centralized campus support activities and services to students, including the offices of Admissions, Financial… Read More


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College of Pharmacy Dean Marie Chisholm-Burns of UTHSC Receives 2017 INSIGHT Into Diversity Magazine Giving Back Award

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Marie Chisholm-Burns, PharmD, MPH, MBA, FCCP, FASHP, FAST, dean and professor in the College of Pharmacy, which has distance campuses in Nashville and Knoxville, received the 2017 Giving Back Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity and inclusion publication in higher education. The Giving Back Award honors college and university administrators… Read More


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Professor Jonathan H. Jaggar, PhD, of The University of Tennessee Health Science Center Awarded $1.5 Million to Study Blood Pressure Regulation by Arterial Smooth Muscle Cell Ion Channels

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The National Institutes of Health (NIH) recently awarded Jonathan H. Jaggar, PhD, Maury Bronstein Endowed Professor in the Department of Physiology at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), a $1,520,000 grant for his project titled “Blood Pressure Regulation by Smooth Muscle Cell Ion Channels.” The proposal is designed to study proteins called ion channels that… Read More


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Love Collins III Appointed Vice Chancellor for Development and Alumni Affairs at UTHSC

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Steve J. Schwab, MD, chancellor for the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), and Rickey N. McCurry, president, University of Tennessee Foundation, have appointed Love Collins III, as vice chancellor of development and alumni affairs at UTHSC. With an anticipated start date of May 1, Collins will jointly report to the chancellor of the… Read More


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UTHSC Affiliates Participate in Prestigious Forensic Science Conference; Preceptorship Deadline March 15

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Two medical students in the forensic medicine preceptorship program and a forensic pathology Fellow at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) presented their research at the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS) Annual Scientific Meeting in New Orleans last month. Having UTHSC affiliates at the event promotes the university as an academic institution… Read More