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College of Nursing Alumna Brings Health Clinic to Rural Texas Community

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center played a role in the health care history of a small town in Texas as far back as the late 1800s. A three-time graduate of UTHSC’s College of Nursing has rekindled that connection. On September 28, UTHSC College of Nursing alumna Elizabeth Ellis, DNP, RN, FNP-BC, FAANP, opened the… Read More


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140 New Health Care Professionals Graduating at UTHSC Winter Commencement

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The health care workforce will welcome approximately 140 new professionals as the University of Tennessee Health Science Center conducts its Winter Commencement on Thursday, December 14. The graduates include seven from the College of Dentistry, 10 from the College of Graduate Health Sciences, 23 from the College of Health Professions, 30 from the College of… Read More


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UTHSC Trained Physician Receives Franklin D. Roosevelt Freedom of Worship Award

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A simple kind gesture with six words on a sign that read, “Heartsong Church welcomes Memphis Islamic Center,” served as a catalyst that sparked a lasting bond between the Memphis Islamic Center and the Heartsong Church nine years ago. That friendship grew into the Memphis Friendship Foundation, a group dedicated to fostering unity and understanding… Read More


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Dinner With Tamika Catchings Brings in $83,000 for UTHSC Audiology and Speech Pathology Scholarships

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A scholarship benefit dinner featuring former Lady Vol and WNBA standout Tamika Catchings brought in a total of $83,000 for the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s (UTHSC) Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology. The event, which was attended by more than 300 people, took place at The Foundry on the World’s Fair Site in… Read More


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UTHSC to Host Dinner with Tamika Catchings October 27 in Knoxville

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On October 27, former Lady Vol and WNBA star Tamika Catchings will speak at a fundraising dinner to benefit two scholarship funds for the Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology in the College of Health Professions at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC). Dinner with Tamika Catchings will take place at The Foundry… Read More


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Chancellor Says Growth in Enrollment, Clinical Revenue Make 2016-2017 a Win

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s academic and clinical performance over the last year has been at “a national caliber level,” Chancellor Steve Schwab, MD, said during his annual State of the University Address. Revenues were the highest ever for the university, and student recruitment and performance continued an upward trajectory. “I think we’ve… Read More


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Madu Leaving A Lasting Imprint on Education as State Finalist for Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching

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  Chikezie Madu, PhD, is making strides that exceed well beyond the classroom. A 2012 graduate of the College of Graduate Health Sciences at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), Dr. Madu, who is currently an Advanced Placement (AP) Biology teacher at White Station High School and a dual enrollment instructor at the… Read More


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College of Medicine Honors Outstanding Alumni During Awards Luncheon

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Five distinguished alumni were honored during the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s (UTHSC) College of Medicine’s Outstanding Alumni Awards luncheon September 15. The event was held at the Westin Memphis Beale Street in Downtown Memphis. Approximately 100 people were in attendance. Outstanding Alumnus: Mark S. Gaylord, MD (COM ’78) Dr. Mark Gaylord has placed… Read More