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UTHSC Launches Resources Website to Support Health Care Workers Battling COVID-19

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Health care workers are experiencing stress and burnout, after fighting COVID-19 for more than a year and and half.

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center has launched a resources website designed to help health care workers and first responders take better care of themselves, after spending more than a year and a half on the front lines of the battle against COVID-19. The Resources for Health Care Workers website, uthsc.edu/coronavirus/healthcare-workers-resources.php, offers links to… Read More


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UTHSC PA Program Gets Spotlight as UT System President Randy Boyd Visits Memphis

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UT System President Randy Boyd meets with UTHSC PA Students.

When UT System President Randy Boyd made a stop at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center Wednesday on his “Everywhere you look, UT” tour, he had the opportunity to meet with faculty and students from UTHSC’s Physician Assistant Program. “If you want to be a leader who can serve their team, you have to… Read More


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UTHSC Alumna Named President of American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry

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Jeannie Beauchamp, DDS, a 1991 graduate of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Dentistry, has been named president of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD). “I think this has been an unprecedented time with the pandemic,” she said.  “Dentists have gone back to work with restrictions. I believe everyone learned how… Read More


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UT System Launches Search for UTHSC Chancellor

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The University of Tennessee System has launched the search for the next chancellor of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. UTHSC Chancellor Steve J. Schwab, MD, announced his retirement on June 1. He plans to serve until June 30, 2022, or until a successor is on board. “The University of Tennessee Health Science Center… Read More


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Graduate Health Sciences Magazine: Making an Impact

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The latest issue of Graduate Health Sciences magazine highlights the college’s contribution to the university’s COVID-19 response. Faculty and graduate student researchers in the UTHSC Regional Biocontainment Laboratory have been critical to deciphering the virus and its trajectory. Pandemic Shines New Light on Epidemiology: The Master of Science in Epidemiology program began more than 20… Read More


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UTHSC, Shelby County Schools to Host Free Science Workshop for High School Students June 21-25

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The College of Graduate Health Sciences at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and Shelby County Schools are partnering to host a free weeklong science workshop for high school students June 21-25 at the University of Memphis. Thirty-two students will participate, and the UTHSC College of Graduate Health Sciences will be providing all lab… Read More


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2021 Cataract-A-Thon at UTHSC’s Hamilton Eye Institute Set for June 12

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Physicians at the Hamilton Eye Institute (HEI) at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center will donate their services to restore sight to 16 people during the fourth Ivan Marais Cataract-A-Thon June 12. The all-day outreach offers free cataract surgeries to individuals, who otherwise could not afford the procedure. Since the first Cataract-A-Thon in 2017,… Read More


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New Issue of UTHSC College of Health Professions Magazine Highlights Ways College Is Advancing Its Mission

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Covid-19 has required CoHP faculty, staff, and students to dramatically change the way they work, learn, and communicate. The latest issue of the COHP magazine showcases some of the ways the college has adapted to meet the challenge. CoHP Gaines Momentum in Research Efforts The College of Health Professions is working strategically to raise its… Read More