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UTHSC To Graduate 137 New Health Care Professionals During 2019 Winter Commencement

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  The University of Tennessee Health Science Center will present degrees to 137 new health care professionals December 12, during its 2019 Winter Commencement at 1 p.m. at the Cannon Center for the Performing Arts in Memphis. Four graduates from the College of Dentistry, 14 from the College of Graduate Health Sciences, 25 from the… Read More


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James C. Ragain Honored By UT Knoxville Army ROTC Hall of Fame

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Before joining the faculty of the College of Dentistry at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, James C. Ragain, Jr., DDS, MS, PhD, FICD, FACD, had a very successful career in the United States Navy, retiring as a Naval Captain. His military training began for him as a student in the Army ROTC Program at… Read More


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UTHSC College of Nursing Changing Lives

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In the new issue of the UTHSC Nursing Magazine you’ll discover the many ways the college is improving patient outcomes and shaping the future of the profession; meet new leadership in the college; learn program highlights including pass rates, enrollment numbers, and scholarships available to students; and recaps from exciting events including the NightinGala, Golden… Read More


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5K to Honor Legacy of UTHSC Alumna Natalie Stovall Frady

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The Tennessee Health Information Management Association (THIMA) is bringing its third-annual 5K, Natalie’s Run, to Memphis November 2 to honor the legacy of a University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Health Professions alumna. The 5K is named for Natalie Stovall Frady, who passed away in a car accident in 2016. UTHSC is a… Read More


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Strategic Plan, College of Nursing Efforts Spotlighted for Third UTHSC Advisory Board Meeting

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The UTHSC Advisory Board met September 30 for its final meeting of 2019 at the Student-Alumni Center on the Memphis campus. The agenda included a report from Chancellor Steve Schwab, MD. “It has been a challenging, but very successful year,” he said. The chancellor cited that the university had record numbers of students, graduates, residents,… Read More


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Black Student Association Participates for the First Year in Southern Heritage Classic Parade

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Members of the UTHSC Black Student Association had the opportunity to participate in a local tradition recently, as a way of showing their commitment to the city. The students took part in the 30th anniversary of the Southern Heritage Classic Parade in Orange Mound on September 14. It was the first time the organization participated… Read More


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UTHSC College of Dentistry Receives $80,000 to Expand Availability of Dental Care through Continuing Education Course

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The College of Dentistry at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center recently received $80,000 from the Tennessee Academy of General Dentistry (TN AGD) in support of its continuing education program that helps expand dental care in the state. The funds will help support the Expanded Functions for the Dental Auxiliary (EFDA) continuing education program,… Read More


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Scholarship Made Medical School Possible

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Wesley Slaven remembers the day he received notice of his estimated financial aid for medical school. During his shift as an emergency medical scribe, he learned he would be $10,000 short to pay for the estimated cost to attend his first-year at the UTHSC College of Medicine. “It showed $42,000 in federal loans, $7,500 for… Read More