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“White Coats for Black Lives” Demonstration of Solidarity Held at UTHSC

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Several hundred students, physicians, health care and hospital workers, and community supporters gathered at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center at noon today for a display of solidarity themed “White Coats for Black Lives.” The peaceful protest was organized by UTHSC medical students and residents and the Bluff City Medical Society. It began with… Read More


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UTHSC Pharmacy Students Provide Masks for Underserved

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The UTHSC College of Pharmacy chapter of the Student National Pharmaceutical Association (SNPhA) is making face coverings to help underserved communities in Tennessee during the COVID-19 pandemic. Amelia Thompson, the SNPhA chapter president, said the chapter wanted to donate the face coverings to underserved African American communities because these communities have been disproportionately affected by… Read More


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Physical Therapist Dedicated to Improving Quality of Life in COVID-19 Patients

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Tamika Love, DPT, is among the many graduates of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, who are serving as first responders during the coronavirus pandemic. A 2010 graduate of the UTHSC Department of Physical Therapy in the College of Health Professions, she has been assigned to assist in the rehabilitation of patients who have… Read More


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College of Pharmacy Helps During COVID-19 Pandemic

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Members of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Pharmacy are assisting at COVID-19 testing sites and call centers and finding other ways to help Tennessee communities. “Pharmacists are a vital part of the health care system,” said College of Pharmacy Dean Marie Chisholm-Burns. “Our alumni are on the front lines, many with… Read More


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Graduate Health Sciences: Shaping the Future of Scientific Research

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In the latest issue of College of Graduate Health Sciences magazine you’ll learn about the college’s strategic and active approach to its in-state, national, and global relationships and how it’s enhancing the quality of research training of students, postdoctoral fellows, and faculty. In this issue, you’ll also have the opportunity to meet some of the… Read More


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UTHSC Advisory Board to Hold Virtual Meeting May 15

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  The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Advisory Board will hold a virtual meeting at 1 p.m. CDT May 15. Board members will be participating electronically or by telephone. Interested individuals are encouraged to watch the meeting online. Information to access the meeting is available at uthsc.edu/advisory-board/index.php. Items on the Advisory Board agenda include:… Read More


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2019-2020 Annual Report

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It’s been a “record-breaking year” for the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Our new 2019-2020 Annual Report looks at UTHSC’s record number of graduates, record revenue from clinical activity, and record research awards. The annual report also highlights the university’s efforts as Tennessee’s public academic health care leader in a time of public health… Read More


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UTHSC-Led Drive-Thru Testing for COVID-19 Expected to Test More than 150 by End of Day

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  More than 50 people were tested for COVID-19 in the first days of operation for the drive-thru testing site established at the Mid-South Fairgrounds by the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in conjunction with the Shelby County Health Department and the City of Memphis. The site, which opened Friday, is expected to have taken samples from up to 150 people by the… Read More