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Baptist and UTHSC to Host Black Men in White Coats Youth Summit April 28

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Baptist Memorial Health Care, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and Baptist College of Health Sciences along with other partners will host the Black Men in White Coats Youth Summit on Saturday, April 28 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Dr. H. Edward Garrett Sr. Auditorium on the Baptist Memorial Hospital-Memphis campus, located… Read More


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SGAEC Reflects on Faculty, Student and Staff Leadership During Awards Banquet

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The Student Government Association Executive Council (SGAEC) showed their appreciation to faculty and staff and welcomed 146 student inductees into the prestigious Imhotep Society during their annual awards banquet held on April 18 at the Student-Alumni Center. The inductees for the Imhotep Society were comprised of members from all six of UTHSC’s colleges. SGAEC President… Read More


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D. Neil Hayes, MD, MPH, of UTHSC/West Institute for Cancer Research has 27 Manuscripts in Prestigious Journals in April

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After more than a decade of planning, preparation, research, and discoveries, the Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA), the flagship effort of the National Institutes of Health, concludes its formal efforts with a flurry of nearly 27 reports in top-tier medical journals this month, including eight reports in the journal Cell. This explosion of new scientific knowledge… Read More


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UTHSC Student Pharmacists to Participate in National Drug Take Back Day April 28

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On April 28, the American Pharmacists Association Academy of Student Pharmacists (APhA-ASP) at University of Tennessee Health Science Center will collaborate with the Collierville and Oakland (TN) Police Departments for the Drug Enforcement Administration’s National Drug Take Back Day. To increase public knowledge of safe medication disposal, student pharmacists from UTHSC will be on the… Read More


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Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology Hosts First Tamika Catchings Youth Basketball Clinic

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One of the things former Lady Vol basketball standout Tamika Catchings enjoys the most is giving back to her community. On April 7, Catchings and the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology hosted the first Tamika Catchings Youth Basketball Clinic at the Regal Teen Center of the Boys and… Read More


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UTHSC College of Nursing Doctor of Nursing Practice Program Ranked No. 23 in the Country by U.S. News & World Report

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The College of Nursing at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center was recently ranked 23rd in the country for its Doctor of Nursing Practice program (DNP) in the 2019 Best Graduate Schools listing by U.S. News & World Report. The Doctor of Nursing Practice program received the recognition among 552 nursing schools with master’s… Read More


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UTHSC Campus Police Increasing Safety, Visibility in the Memphis Medical District

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Campus Police Department wants the Memphis Medical District to know it is here to keep not only the campus safe, but the surrounding medical district community. “We want everyone to know that we want to be a part of the community,” said Anthony Berryhill, chief of Campus Police… Read More


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Prajapati Inducted As Fellow of the Society of Interventional Radiology

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Hasmukh Prajapati, MD, has been inducted as a Fellow of the Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) during its Annual Scientific Meeting, recently held in Los Angeles, California. According to the official press release, this honor is given to fewer than 10 percent of SIR members who have demonstrated excellence in interventional radiology by virtue of… Read More