UTHSC News


Nursing Magazine Demonstrates College’s Achievements in Expanding Health Care Access

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The Fall 2023 issue of the College of Nursing Magazine showcases the innovative ways the college has reached into communities across Tennessee and the Mid-South region with new partnerships, new pathways for students, and new rural outreach programs. Going Mobile See how the new UTHSC Nursing Mobile Health Unit has begun to increase access to… Read More


Researchers Receive $423,500 for Study to Improve Outcomes from Fungal Infections

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Aspergillus fumigatus is the major airborne fungus present indoors and outdoors that causes various diseases, the severity of which are dependent on an individual’s immune status. Researchers in the College of Pharmacy at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center have received a $423,500 grant from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)… Read More


College of Medicine and Regional One Health Celebrate Grand Opening of Lounge for Medical Students, Residents

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine and Regional One Health recently held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of a new dedicated student space for UTHSC College of Medicine students and residents at the hospital. This development contributes to fostering a supportive and enriching environment for UTHSC College of Medicine… Read More


UTHSC Researcher Expands National Discussion of Cardiovascular Health

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Yangbo Sun, PhD, assistant professor in the Department of Preventive Medicine in the UTHSC College of Medicine, is helping to expand the national discussion of cardiovascular health and healthy lifestyles. With a research focus on chronic diseases such as cardiovascular diseases, and breast cancer, Dr. Sun conducts research in areas of modifiable lifestyle risk factors,… Read More


High School to Health Care, Forging Pathways into Lab and Data Sciences

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The laboratory and data sciences fields have experienced a severe shortage of professionals and face challenges with recruiting prospective students into lab and data sciences programs. Now, faculty within the College of Health Professions have created a new program to enhance recruitment and introduce high school students to lab and data science careers. “There is… Read More


CHIPS Wins 2023 Innovation Award

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The Center for Healthcare Improvement and Patient Simulation (CHIPS) at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center was one of five recipients of the 2023 Innovation Awards presented today by Inside Memphis Business magazine and Memphis Magazine. CHIPS was recognized for putting Memphis and Tennessee on the map for cutting-edge simulation training across all health… Read More


2023 Norfleet Forum to Focus on Artificial Intelligence in Health Care

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The 2023 Frank Norfleet Forum for the Advancement of Health is set for Friday, October 20, from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Held for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic, this prestigious health forum will focus on artificial intelligence (AI) in health care and how it… Read More


UTHSC Research Spinoffs Gain Momentum with National Business Grants

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A recent spate of awards shines a light on the strides UTHSC researchers are making in translating their discoveries into novel solutions for human health and well-being. Three licensees, two spinoffs founded by UTHSC researchers and one long-standing partner, have received funding from the highly competitive Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology… Read More