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Hospital Partnership Covers Tuition, Offers Jobs to UTHSC Accelerated BSN Students

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Imagine becoming a nurse in just one year – with tuition and fees covered – and going to work at a guaranteed job upon graduation. This is reality for some Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) students at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Nursing, thanks to an agreement with Methodist Le… Read More


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Expertise in Gut Barrier Dysfunction Earns UTHSC Researcher Two Awards Totaling $5 Million

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Radhakrishna Rao, PhD, vice-chair and professor in the Department of Physiology at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has received two large national awards totaling $5 million for separate studies involving the gut as a therapeutic target for treating disease. Dr. Rao is known worldwide for his two decades of research into the… Read More


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New CHIPS Leader Drawn by Excellence in Simulation at UTHSC, Looks to Future

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Tara Jackson Lemoine, DO, came to the University of Tennessee Health Science Center to lead the Center for Healthcare Improvement and Patient Simulation (CHIPS) on the Memphis campus, as much for the state-of-the-art facility, as for the outstanding staff members who operate it. “The building is beautiful, and it is a standout, but I think… Read More


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UTHSC-Led Team Receives $5.2 Million for Study of Link Between Obesity, Cancer

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The National Cancer Institute has awarded more than $5.2 million to a team lead by researchers from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) for a study that will fill critical gaps in knowledge around obesity-mediated cancer risk. Liza Makowski, PhD, professor in the Division of Hematology and Oncology in the UTHSC College of… Read More


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UTHSC Awarded Grant to Help Primary Care Practices in West Tennessee Hire Health Coaches

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center has received a $40,000 grant from UnitedHealthcare to help West Tennessee primary care practices in UTHSC’s Tennessee Heart Health Network hire, train, and deploy health coaches. UnitedHealthcare proudly partners with the University of Tennessee Health Science Center to strengthen primary care to ensure that every Tennessean has access… Read More


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UTHSC Campus Police Department to Participate in National Child Passenger Safety Week

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The Campus Police Department of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is partnering with the Tennessee Highway Safety Office (THSO) to patrol and conduct traffic stops during the National Child Passenger Safety Week from September 18 to September 24.  The Tennessee Highway Safety Office (THSO), a division of the Tennessee Department of Safety and… Read More


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2022 College of Health Professions Magazine Celebrates 50 Years, Looks to the Future

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The College of Health Professions is 50 years old. As it celebrates this milestone, it is proud to remember its past and showcase new programs, research, and student successes. This year’s College of Health Professions magazine tells the story.


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Soi No. 9 at UTHSC Awarded $5,000 Small Business Grant

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Soi No. 9, the Thai street food truck and restaurant located in the University of Tennessee Health Science Center Food Court, received a $5,000 grant from the Local Initiatives Support Corporation Memphis (LISC Memphis), for funding and support of their business. Along with its food truck rotating throughout Memphis, Soi No. 9 opened its brick-and-mortar… Read More