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UTHSC Students and Faculty Join Volunteers Bringing Free Dental Services to the Underserved During Mid-South Mission of Mercy

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For the second year, students and faculty from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) are participating in the Mid-South Mission of Mercy, a two-day free dental clinic for the underserved in Memphis and the Mid-South. It is taking place today and Saturday at Bellevue Baptist Church. The idea for the community service event… Read More


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College of Nursing Alumna Dr. Sarah Rhoads Receives Academy Edge Runner Designation from The American Academy of Nursing

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University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Nursing alumna Sarah Rhoads, PhD, DNP, WHNP-BC, (’06), has been named as an Academy Edge Runner by the American Academy of Nursing. The designation recognizes health care professionals who “think outside the box” to address health care challenges. It also showcases nurse-designed care models that impact cost,… Read More


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Memphis Dermatologist and UTHSC Alumnus Robert J. Kaplan Honored by UT President’s Council for Outstanding Philanthropic Support, Leadership, Service

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Robert J. Kaplan, MD, a prominent Memphis dermatologist, generous philanthropist, and long-time patron of the University of Tennessee, was awarded the Jim and Natalie Haslam Presidential Medal on Friday during the 2017 University of Tennessee President’s Council Awards Dinner at The Peabody. The medal is given to individuals who have a record of supporting the university… Read More


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Post-Graduation Spotlight: Jason Workman Culminates His Graduate School Experience by Attending Prestigious Science and Technology Forum

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  College of Graduate Health Sciences graduate Jason Workman had quite the resume as a student at UTHSC. He was the graduate student executive council president, the honor council president, and an award winner for his poster at Graduate Research Day. He authored five peer-reviewed publications, and was invited to give a talk at a… Read More


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Post-Graduation Spotlight: Annie Quarles Soars Above Challenges to Achieve Her Physical Therapy Dreams

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After being delivered at 25 weeks with a congenital amputation of her left arm,  College of Health Professions graduate Annie Quarles was born weighing a mere one pound and ten ounces. Her parents, Robert and Susan, raised her to be grateful for life and she desires to use her one arm to impact the lives… Read More


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UTHSC Alumna Dana Webster Cole Gives Back to Gatlinburg

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University of Tennessee Health Science Center alumna Dana Webster Cole (COHP ’98 – Health Informatics and Information Management), who works as a senior business systems analyst for Baptist Medical Group, had plans for a girls trip to Gatlinburg with her best friend, Crystal, for relaxation, but her plans changed with a purpose. She heard about… Read More


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Class of 1966 Reunites at UTHSC for Golden Graduate Homecoming

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A total of 93 alumni from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center class of 1966 had the opportunity to reunite and celebrate their 50-year reunion during Golden Graduate Homecoming, which took place recently with events planned on campus and in downtown Memphis. The 93 alumni represented five of the six colleges, including Dentistry, Health… Read More


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Alumna and Renowned Nursing Theorist Margaret Newman Honored for her Contributions to the Profession

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Nurses from as far away as Japan came to the University of Tennessee Health Science Center recently to honor one of the College of Nursing’s most illustrious graduates — Margaret A. Newman, RN, PhD, an international leader in nursing theory. The College of Nursing hosted the biennial Margaret Newman Scholars Dialogue on campus. The event… Read More