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Educating Mind, Body, and Spirit

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The UTHSC College of Medicine Magazine has a new format. In its first issue, the magazine focuses on educating the mind, body, and spirit of students through new programs, including the new Mind Body Wellness Center. The magazine also dives into the importance of making medical school accessible with new efforts to reduce student debt.… Read More


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UTHSC Advisory Board to Meet Aug. 19

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The UTHSC Advisory Board will meet Aug. 19, at 1 p.m. in the OD Larry Dining Hall of the Student Alumni Center, 800 Madison Avenue, on the Memphis campus. Primary agenda items are: Introduction of the new student member of the board The chancellor’s report Campus Master Plan overview Campus tour This is the third… Read More


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MMDC To Begin Soft Launch of Groove Commuter Shuttle Line August 5

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Employees and students in the Medical District will soon have a new, free way to get around the area. Beginning Monday, the Memphis Medical District Collaborative (MMDC) in partnership with the Memphis Area Transit Authority (MATA) will host a soft launch of the Groove Shuttle, a commuter shuttle running between Harbor Town and the Memphis… Read More


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UTHSC Begins Campaign for Specialty License Plate

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Students, faculty, staff, alumni, and friends of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center may soon be able to show their school spirit wherever the road takes them. UTHSC has kicked off a campaign to get a collegiate license plate featuring the appropriate shades of green and orange and the UTHSC logo. Money generated from… Read More


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UTHSC Alumna Named First Female President of Tennessee Dental Association

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A 1982 graduate of the College of Dentistry at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is the first female president of the Tennessee Dental Association (TDA) in its 152-year history. Terryl A. Propper, DDS, MS, recently assumed leadership of the 2,400-member TDA, a statewide voluntary association that represents the profession and the public it… Read More


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Christopher Finch Named Chair of Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Translational Science at UTHSC

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Marie Chisholm-Burns, PharmD, MPH, MBA, FCCP, FASHP, dean and professor in the College of Pharmacy at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has named Christopher Finch, PharmD, as chair of the Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Translational Science for the college. Dr. Finch will begin his new role on July 8. He will… Read More


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Board of Trustees Approve UTHSC Budget Proposal

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Message from the Chancellor: I am pleased to report the University of Tennessee Board of Trustees approved the UTHSC budget at their meeting this past Friday, June 21. As I articulated in our recent Town Hall, “It is a good, but challenging budget year.” Key points: Tuition was held to increases of only $200 per… Read More


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Family Endowment Funds Additional Endocrinology Fellow at UTHSC

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The Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center has received a sizable endowment that will fund in perpetuity the cost of training an endocrinology fellow. The first James and Mary King Givens Endocrinology Fellow is made possible through an additional endowment to the James and Mary King Givens… Read More