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Graduate of UTHSC Nursing Science Program Identifies Potential New Measure for Alzheimer’s Risk

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Early diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease has been shown to reduce cost and improve patient outcomes, but current diagnostic approaches can be invasive and costly. A recent study, published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, has found a novel way to identify a high potential for developing Alzheimer’s disease before symptoms occur. Ray Romano, PhD, RN,… Read More


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Knoxville Couple Give $1 Million to UTHSC College of Dentistry To Open Dental Training Center in Knoxville

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Dr. Walter and Lynne Fain of Knoxville, Tennessee, have made a major gift of $1 million to help the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Dentistry launch a dental training center in Knoxville. Dr. Fain, a longtime Knoxville dentist, recalls that in the fall of 2019 at a University of Tennessee, Knoxville football… Read More


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Pharmacy Magazine: Heroes Train Here

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The Winter 2020 Issue of the College of Pharmacy Magazine introduces you to the faculty, staff, and students of the College of Pharmacy, who joined in UTHSC’s fight against the coronavirus and have exemplified what it means to be a hero in the face of a pandemic. In this issue, you can read stories on how the… Read More


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UTHSC Advisory Board Approves Proposal to Hold Tuition Steady for 2022 Academic Year

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No tuition increases are currently planned for the 2022 academic year at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, according to a recommendation made Wednesday by Chancellor Steve Schwab, MD, to the UTHSC Advisory Board. In its first meeting of the year, held virtually via Zoom, the board approved the university’s tuition recommendation, which will… Read More


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UTHSC Advisory Board to Hold Virtual Meeting January 13

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Advisory Board will meet virtually for its first meeting of 2021 at 1 p.m. CST January 13. 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 https://www.uthsc.edu/advisory-board/index.php. Items on the Advisory… Read More


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UTHSC Begins Administering COVID-19 Vaccine to Campus Community

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Shaunah Ritter, DO, an allergy and immunology Fellow at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital, was the first person to receive the COVID-19 vaccine Saturday morning, as the University of Tennessee Health Science Center began administering it to residents, students on hospital rotations, campus first responders, and faculty who provide inpatient services. “I honestly had trouble sleeping… Read More


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Vaccines Offer ‘Light at the End of the Tunnel’ in Fighting COVID-19, CDC Director Says

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  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Robert Redfield, MD, said the next few months of the pandemic will be probably the worst in the history of public health in the United States. However, vaccines on the horizon provide a “light at the end of the tunnel” in the battle against COVID-19. During a… Read More


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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