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Hamer and Jackson Honored for Vehicular Safety Efforts in the Medical District

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Officers James Hamer and Marquis Jackson of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center Campus Police Department were honored by the Tennessee Highway Safety Office for commitment and dedication to vehicular safety in the Memphis Medical District. “These individuals went over and beyond during their daily duties to ensure our campus, faculty, students, and staff’s… Read More


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College of Health Professions Undergoes Departmental Restructure

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Two departments in the College of Health Professions at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center have merged for a better structural alignment within the college. The Department of Clinical Laboratory Sciences and the Department of Health Informatics and Information Management are now known as the Department of Diagnostic and Health Sciences. “This merger  will create… Read More


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Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony Celebrates New Space for TN-CTSI

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UTHSC’s Tennessee Clinical and Translational Science Institute (TN-CTSI) held a ribbon cutting and grand opening celebration last week for its new offices on the second floor at 66 North Pauline. TN-CTSI was established in 2018 to address the health inequalities in the state of Tennessee. Its mission is to stimulate the discovery and translation of… Read More


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UTHSC To Graduate 137 New Health Care Professionals During 2019 Winter Commencement

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  The University of Tennessee Health Science Center will present degrees to 137 new health care professionals December 12, during its 2019 Winter Commencement at 1 p.m. at the Cannon Center for the Performing Arts in Memphis. Four graduates from the College of Dentistry, 14 from the College of Graduate Health Sciences, 25 from the… Read More


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UTHSC College of Dentistry to Open Pediatric Dental Clinic at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital

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The College of Dentistry at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center will officially open a pediatric dental clinic at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital on December 11. A “floss-cutting” ceremony is planned for 3 p.m. at the clinic located in Suite L900 to the right of the main entrance of the hospital at 848 Adams.… Read More


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Duane Miller Honored for Lifetime of Research, Due to Receive 100th U.S. Patent

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Duane Miller, PhD, retired from the College of Pharmacy at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in 2015, but he still comes to work four days a week. Dr. Miller has made research his retirement, because how can you sit at home when you’ve spent your life ferreting out what could lead to next-generation… Read More


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Dedmon Recruited to UTHSC College of Nursing to Establish Faculty Practice Program

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Diana Dedmon, DNP, FNP-BC, goes where she is needed. As a nurse practitioner, she has seen patients in settings ranging from health clinics to their own homes. Now she is bringing her commitment to health care access to her new role as assistant professor, director of Clinical Affairs, and Michael Carter Endowed Professor for the… Read More


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2019 Campus Food Drive at UTHSC Brings in 20 Boxes of Food and More Than $1,500 for the Mid-South Food Bank

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Faculty, staff, and students at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center donated 20 boxes of food and $1,542.97 in monetary donations to the Mid-South Food Bank as a result of the 2019 Campus Food Drive. UTHSC partners with the Mid-South Food Bank each year to host a campus food drive during the holiday season.… Read More