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UTHSC Reaccredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

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The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) has reaffirmed its accreditation of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center for another 10 years. This reaccreditation is without any adverse findings or recommendations. Thus, UTHSC does not have any individual interim reporting requirements until the next full reaccreditation in 10 years. SACSCOC… Read More


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Buckley Confirmed as New Chancellor for the University of Tennessee Health Science Center

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Dr. Peter Buckley

Peter F. Buckley, MD, became the 11th chancellor of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) today, after a unanimous confirmation vote by the University of Tennessee System Board of Trustees. His appointment is effective February 1, 2022. Most-recently dean of the School of Medicine at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) and executive vice president of medical affairs for the VCU Health… Read More


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UTHSC Advisory Board to Meet November 17

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Advisory Board will meet virtually Wednesday, November 17, at 2 p.m. CDT for its final meeting of 2021. Interested individuals are encouraged to watch the meeting online. Information to access the meeting is available at https://www.uthsc.edu/advisory-board/index.php. Items on the agenda are: The chancellor’s fall semester report and recap of… Read More


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Journey from MD to Nurse Practitioner Culminates at UTHSC College of Nursing

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practitioner, she feels her life's journey has brought her to her work caring for children.

When Filipina “Pin” Cevallos Schnabel was a teenager, a jellyfish bite triggered mastocytosis – an illness involving the mast cells – which introduced her to the health care world as a regular visitor to emergency rooms in her home country of the Philippines. Mast cells are involved in allergic reactions, and Dr. Schnabel suffers from… Read More


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UTHSC Hosts Inaugural Multicultural and Global Health Symposium Nov. 6

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The Center for Multicultural and Global Health at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center will host its inaugural Multicultural and Global Health Symposium Saturday, November 6, from 8 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. in Memphis. The free symposium will bring together local, national, and international speakers to discuss the theme of “Re-Imagining Multicultural and Global… Read More


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Fall 2021 Nursing Magazine: The Power of Nursing

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The Fall 2021 Nursing magazine explores the “Power of Nursing.” In this award-winning issue read how a mother-and-daughter nursing team deliver health care in rural Middle Tennessee; see how siblings are supporting each other in the accelerated BSN program; and learn about the UTHSC College of Nursing’s new Midwifery program. Read the full issue below.


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2021 A Challenging, but Good Year, Chancellor Reports

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In his 12th and final State of the University Address Thursday, Chancellor Steve J. Schwab, MD, said 2021 has been a challenging, but good year for the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Speaking from the Mooney Library in the newly renovated Historic Quadrangle at the center of the Memphis campus and via Zoom, the… Read More


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College of Medicine Honors Outstanding Alumni for 2020, 2021

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The College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center presented its Alumni Awards for 2020 and 2021 during its recent Virtual Alumni Weekend. 2020 Outstanding Alumni Chadwick P. Smith, MD, FACS (CoM ’01) Dr. Smith is a practicing acute care, trauma, and burn surgeon at the Level I Trauma Center at Orlando… Read More