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College of Nursing Establishes new Department of Community and Population Health

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Professor Sarah Jane Rhoads, PhD, DNP, WHNP-BC, RNC-OB, APRN, FAAN, has been selected to lead a new department in the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Nursing. Dr. Rhoads will serve as chair of the Department of Community and Population Health. The development of a third department in the college is a response… Read More


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UTHSC Team Receives National Support for Project To Help Adolescents with Sexual Behavior Problems

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A project aimed at helping Memphis-area youth with sexual abuse issues has received support from the U.S. Department of Justice. Principal investigator Jacqueline Page, PsyD, professor, and William Murphy, PhD, professor emeritus, both in the Psychiatry Department at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, were recently awarded $475,000 by the Office of Justice and… Read More


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College of Pharmacy has Accomplished Much Under Dean Marie Chisholm-Burns

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Marie Chisholm-Burns

Over the past decade, the College of Pharmacy at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center has increased its research awards significantly, revised its curriculum, launched new degree programs, expanded its statewide footprint, and ranked as a Top 20 school of pharmacy. All these accomplishments have come under the leadership of College of Pharmacy Dean… Read More


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UTHSC College of Medicine Leaders Honored by Memphis Mayor for COVID-19 Work

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Within weeks of the first COVID-19 case in Shelby County in early March 2020, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and its clinical practice partner, University Clinical Health, had the largest drive-through testing station in Shelby County up and running, staffing it morning to night with dozens of volunteers, many of them students. For… Read More


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UTHSC/UCH Reducing COVID-19 Testing Hours Starting Tuesday, Jan. 18

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The UTHSC/UCH COVID-19 testing site is reducing its hours based on demand.

The UTHSC/UCH COVID-19 testing site at 3 N. Dunlap Street will reduce hours of operation to reflect declining demand. Starting Tuesday, January 18, the site will be open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Staffed and run by the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and its clinical partner, University Clinical Health, the site opened… Read More


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UTHSC Advisory Board votes to hold line on tuition  

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  No tuition increases are expected for the coming year at any of the six colleges at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, including for non-residents.    The UTHSC Advisory Board voted unanimously in favor of the recommendation from Chancellor Steve Schwab, MD, in a Zoom meeting on Wednesday, January 12.   “This is all assuming what we anticipate the governor will do as far as funding… Read More


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Impact Award Winners Make UTHSC a Better Place

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Jean Perdicaris

The Office of Inclusion, Equity, and Diversity presented the UTHSC Impact Awards recently to recognize outstanding work being done by faculty, staff, students, and trainees at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Winners of the Lichterman Award, the Chancellor’s Exempt Staff Award, Student Social Justice and Diversity Leadership Awards, and the Diversity, Equity, and… Read More


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UTHSC, UCH to Open Drive-Through COVID-19 Testing Site January 5

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UTHSC and UCH have been leaders in COVID-19 testing and vaccination sites in the community.

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) and its clinical practice partner, University Clinical Health (UCH), will open a drive-through COVID-19 testing site for the community on Wednesday, January 5, on the UTHSC campus. Located in the driveway area of the Van Vleet Building at 3 North Dunlap Street, the site will be open… Read More