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“From Adversity to Resiliency,” UTHSC’s Inaugural Mind Body Wellness Summit Successful

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With a focus on practicing wellness, the Mind Body Wellness Summit, hosted by the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Mind Body Wellness Center in partnership with the Office of Human Resources, gathered more than 150 attendees, including faculty, staff, students, and community members, to learn about and collectively embrace mindfulness and resilience. The half-day… Read More


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First-Ever Investiture of New UTHSC Chancellor Set for Nov. 4

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center will hold a historic investiture of its 11th chancellor, Peter Buckley, MD, Friday, November 4. An investiture is a time-honored tradition in academia, during which the university will formally confer the authority and symbols of the office on Chancellor Buckley, who began his tenure at UTHSC in February.… Read More


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UT System President, UTHSC Chancellor Make “Everywhere You Look, UTHSC” Statewide Tour

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UT System President Randy Boyd and UTHSC Chancellor Peter Buckley, MD, will travel the state October 31-November 2 on the first “Everywhere You Look, UTHSC” tour. The tour is designed to educate and inform communities across Tennessee about the statewide reach and impact of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. The tour starts in Memphis,… Read More


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Institute for Health Outcomes and Policy, Health Informatics Concentration, Has First Graduate

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April Insco, PhD, RHIA, CHDA, CPHI, CCS, has the distinction of being the first student to graduate from the UTHSC Institute for Health Outcomes and Policy (IHOP) program with a concentration in health informatics. “Completing a doctoral degree is a major accomplishment in itself, but to be the first one in this concentration makes me… Read More


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UTHSC College of Nursing Welcomes New Executive Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

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Charleen McNeill, PhD, MSN, RN, has joined the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Nursing as a professor and the executive associate dean of Academic Affairs. Dr. McNeill comes to UTHSC from the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center in Oklahoma City, where she filled a similar role as associate dean for Academic… Read More


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UTHSC Librarian Finds Satisfaction in Helping Students, Faculty

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Tamara Nelson’s job as a senior research and learning services librarian in the UTHSC Health Sciences Library allows her to make a difference in the lives and work of both students and faculty members. “With students, I enjoy feeling like I’m contributing to educating future health professionals,” she said. “With faculty, it’s great to work… Read More


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UTHSC Campus Cupboard Received Donation from Initiates of the Delta Epsilon chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Campus Cupboard received a $1,400 donation in supplies from initiated members of the Alcorn State University Delta Epsilon chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. during their recent Reunion Service Day in Memphis. Initiated members of the Delta Epsilon chapter from across the country raised $1,400 to donate… Read More


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Mind Body Wellness Summit to Be Held at UTHSC

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Mind Body Wellness Center in partnership with the Human Resources Office will host a Mind Body Wellness Summit on October 27. The half-day event is free and open to the public. Titled “From Adversity to Resiliency,” the summit will be held at the UTHSC Student-Alumni Center, 800 Madison… Read More