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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


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Minority High School Students Come to UTHSC Aug. 27 to Learn About Careers in Health Care

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Christina Rosenthal, DDS, MPH, knows firsthand how hard it can be for a minority student from a disadvantaged background to consider a career in health care. Dr. Rosenthal came from a low-income background in North Memphis, and graduated from the College of Dentistry at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in 2005, thanks to… Read More


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Former Tennessee Governor Winfield C. Dunn Lauded as a ‘Key Mover’ in Growth of UTHSC College of Dentistry

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Former Tennessee Gov. Winfield C. Dunn has been “one of the key movers in the bricks and mortar, and truly, the transformation of this college from a good dental college to one of the best dental colleges in the United States,” Chancellor Steve J. Schwab, MD, said during a ceremony honoring the former governor today… Read More


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Delta Dental of Tennessee Donates SUVs to Assist Dentistry Students Traveling to Bristol Clinic

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As the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Dentistry continues to expand across the state, so does the travel required for dentistry students on clinical rotations. Thanks to a recent donation of two Nissan Rogue crossover vehicles from Delta Dental of Tennessee, students can now carpool together when traveling back and forth from… Read More


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College of Nursing Dean Wendy Likes Inducted into the Fellows of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners

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Wendy Likes, PhD, DNSc, ARNP-BC, dean of the College of Nursing at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, was among 88 nurse practitioners inducted into the Fellows of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (FAANP) at a ceremony held recently in San Antonio, Texas. The FAANP recognition is awarded to nurse practitioners who have… Read More