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Mire Named President-Elect of the American College of Physicians

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Ryan D. Mire, MD, FACP, an alumnus of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Medicine, was named president-elect of the American College of Physicians (ACP) during the organization’s Annual Business Meeting May 2. The ACP represents internal medicine physicians, related subspecialists, and medical students. It is the largest medical specialty organization and… Read More


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UTHSC Advisory Board to Hold Virtual Meeting May 12

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Advisory Board will meet virtually at 1 p.m. CDT May 12. Board members will be participating electronically or by telephone. Interested individuals are encouraged to watch the meeting online. Information to access the meeting will be available at https://www.uthsc.edu/advisory-board/index.php. Items on the Advisory Board agenda include: Chancellor’s Report on… Read More


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UTHSC’s Inaugural Giving Day Successful

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s inaugural Giving Day April 27 was a success, with more than 700 donors making gifts to support the university and its six colleges during the 24-hour philanthropic campaign. The number of donors surpassed the goal of 500 gifts for the one-day event that encouraged students, faculty, staff, alumni, and… Read More


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New Issue of UTHSC College of Dentistry Magazine Illustrates Leadership in the Pandemic

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With a focus on community engaged care and excellence in clinical treatment, the College of Dentistry joined the university community in standing up to the COVID-19 pandemic. Early in the pandemic the college provided a model for safe clinical treatment, quickly retrofitting clinic spaces to remain open to treat dental emergencies and to train dental… Read More


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UTHSC Supports 2021 Live! Memphis Breast Health Summit

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A professor at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Michelle Martin, PhD, focuses her research on cancer health disparities. So, it is a natural fit for her to serve as a member of the planning committee for the 2021 Live! Memphis Breast Health Summit, set for 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., May 1. It’s… Read More


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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center to Hold Inaugural UTHSC Giving Day April 27

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On Tuesday, April 27, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center will hold its first UTHSC Giving Day, a 24-hour campaign to encourage students, faculty, staff, alumni, and friends to support the university and its current and future health care heroes with gifts of any size. The goal for the inaugural UTHSC Giving Day, led by the Office of Development and Alumni… Read More


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UTHSC College of Nursing Moves into New Home on Memphis Campus

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After more than 100 years in operation, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Nursing has moved to a home of its own. As part of the $70 million renovation of the Historic Quadrangle on the UTHSC Memphis campus, the College of Nursing has a dedicated building for faculty, students, and staff, for… Read More


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UTHSC Alumna Makes it Her Mission to Mentor Minority and Underrepresented Students Toward Careers in Health Care

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The path to medical school began in high school for Memphis native Jasmine Jefferson, when she met a woman who would become her mentor, her cheerleader, and soon, her colleague in health care. Jefferson, a third-year student in the UT Health Science Center’s College of Medicine, was considering a future in medicine or engineering in… Read More