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Laboratory Testing Key in Coronavirus Battle, UTHSC Webinar Stresses

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More than 300 people joined a free webinar hosted by the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Department of Diagnostic and Health Sciences in the College of Health Professions Wednesday on “The Role of Laboratory Testing in the COVID-19 Pandemic.” The webinar for health care professionals and the community featured a panel of experts in laboratory sciences,… Read More


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UTHSC Opens COVID-19 Testing Site in Frayser

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center continues to work to expand community access to testing for COVID-19 by adding new drive-thru testing sites that will be open a few days a week in areas of need in the community. The first of these sites opened Tuesday in Frayser at the North Frayser Community Center,… Read More


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UTHSC Students Screen Public at Call Center for COVID-19 Testing

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A team of UTHSC medical and nursing students have been working diligently behind the scenes in the fight against COVID-19. Made up mostly of third-year medical students and nursing students, the COVID-19 Call Center, works in tandem with the COVID-19 drive-thru testing site at the Mid-South Fairgrounds to triage the public for testing. Since opening… Read More


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Facilities, University Health Services Maximize Efforts to Keep Campus Healthy

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The Facilities Department and University Health Services at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center are working diligently to keep the campus healthy. In the early days of the spread of COVID-19, leaders of both organizations wanted not only to support the local, national, and global effort to battle the virus, but to join together… Read More


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UTHSC to Host Webinar on Role of Laboratory Testing in COVID-19 Pandemic

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The College of Health Professions Department of Diagnostic and Health Sciences will host a webinar on Wednesday, April 22, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. titled “The Role of Laboratory Testing in the COVID-19 Pandemic.” The webinar, which is free to the UTHSC community and the public, will feature a panel of experts in laboratory… Read More


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Medical Student Organization at UTHSC Creates Coronavirus Fact Sheet for Kids

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A student organization at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is doing its part to make sure that children in the Memphis community are properly informed about the coronavirus (COVID-19) through an age-specific flyer, the UTHSC Coronavirus Fact Sheet for Kids. The document, created by Health Students Teach Memphis Youth, explains everything from what… Read More


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Students Show Heart of Nursing in COVID-19 Volunteer Efforts

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Students and faculty from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Nursing who are volunteering at the COVID-19 testing site on Tiger Lane at the Mid-South Fairgrounds view the experience as an opportunity to live out their mission as nurses. “Nurses are a strong force and have always been willing to jump in… Read More


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College of Health Professions Hosts Webinar on Telemedicine

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The Department of Diagnostic and Health Sciences in the UTHSC College of Health Professions hosted a webinar Tuesday titled “Telemedicine in the time of COVID-19.” The webinar drew more than 200 participants from across the state. Moderated by Hassan Aziz, PhD, associate dean for Academic, Faculty and Students Affairs in the College of Health Professions, the… Read More