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UTHSC Advisory Board Holds Final Meeting for 2020

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In its last meeting of the year, the UTHSC Advisory Board welcomed a new student member, approved a second term for its chairman, and discussed ways it can assist the university in advancing its goals for diversity of its students, faculty, and staff. Philip Wenk, DDS, who has served as chairman of the board since… Read More


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UTHSC Advisory Board to Hold Virtual Meeting November 12

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Advisory Board will hold a virtual meeting at 1 p.m. CST November 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 uthsc.edu/advisory-board/index.php. Items on the Advisory Board agenda include:… Read More


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Chancellor Schwab Says UTHSC Has Stood Strong in Face of Pandemic

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In his 2019-2020 State of the University Address, Chancellor Steve J. Schwab, MD, Monday said the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is “weathering COVID in a lean, but strong fashion.” Speaking via Zoom in his 11th-annual State of the University Address, the chancellor said the university has “maintained our budget, maintained our workforce, and… Read More


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Nursing Magazine: Legacy of Leadership

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The latest issue of the UTHSC College of Nursing Magazine celebrates the International Year of the Nurse and Midwife and focuses on the legacy of leadership of its alumni, faculty, staff, and students. Stories in this issue highlight the urgency of nurses to lead during the COVID-19 crisis, volunteerism in the community at the start… Read More


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Medicine Magazine: Leading the Way

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The latest issue of Medicine Magazine highlights the university’s response to the coronavirus pandemic. In this issue you’ll discover research teams who are actively developing new testing platforms and vaccines approaches for COVID-19. You’ll also have the opportunity to read about and learn about the many ways faculty, staff, and students are leading the way… Read More


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UTHSC Rachel Kay Stevens Therapy Center Offering Telehealth Services

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The UTHSC Rachel Kay Stevens Therapy Center (RKSTC), a student-run, pro bono, pediatric occupational therapy clinic, is offering therapy via telehealth, as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. The center was founded in 2016 in memory of OT student Rachel Kay Stevens, who died suddenly after starting her training at UTHSC. The clinic serves underinsured… Read More


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UTHSC Alumnae Start Camp for Children With Special Needs

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When UTHSC College of Health Professions alumna and pediatric physical therapist Ashleigh Dalton, DPT, was researching recreational resources for her clients, she noticed that there was a lack of summer camps available for children with special needs.  So, she teamed up with fellow COHP alumna and pediatric occupational therapist Helen Berry, OTR/L, to start Camp… Read More


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Hamilton Eye Institute Boasts New Entrance

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Thanks to the generosity of one of UTHSC Hamilton Eye Institute’s (HEI) benefactors, the entrance of the comprehensive eye care center on Madison Avenue on the UTHSC campus has a new look. The recently completed project at HEI features a new fountain with water cascading over a backlit logo of the institute. Along with the… Read More