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UTHSC Advisory Board Approves FY22 Budget Proposal

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Advisory Board Wednesday unanimously approved the university’s proposed operating budget of $633.8 million for FY 2022. While the budget holds tuition steady, it proposes raising the minimum wage at the university to $16 an hour and includes $5.2 million in infrastructure support. It will go to the UT… Read More


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Wall Appointed A University Distinguished Professor at UTHSC

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Jonathan Wall, PhD, a professor at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Graduate School of Medicine (GSM) in Knoxville, has been appointed as a University Distinguished Professor. The title is reserved for those who have contributed in a superlative way to UTHSC and brought distinction and respect to the university. Dr. Wall’s appointment comes… Read More


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Mire Named President-Elect of the American College of Physicians

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Ryan D. Mire, MD, FACP, an alumnus of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Medicine, was named president-elect of the American College of Physicians (ACP) during the organization’s Annual Business Meeting May 2. The ACP represents internal medicine physicians, related subspecialists, and medical students. It is the largest medical specialty organization and… Read More


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Clinical Trials Network Successful in Bringing Significant Trials to UTHSC, COVID-19 Therapeutics Trial the Latest

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The Clinical Trials Network of Tennessee (CTN2) at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center has contracted a new clinical trial to test possible therapeutics for COVID-19 in hospitalized patients. This new trial brings the total generated by CTN2 contracts for the university to nearly $7 million. Since its launch in 2018, CTN2 has brought… Read More


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TLC’s Medallion Program Provides Unique, Tailored Learning Experience for UTHSC Educators

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As a new instructor in the Dental Hygiene program in the College of Dentistry at the University of Tennessee Health Science, Kiesha Werlitz, RDH, MS, found participating in and completing her first medallion in the Teaching and Learning Center’s Medallion Program beneficial. “Being new to teaching, there were so many takeaways,” she said. “The assignments… Read More


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Addiction Symposium Emphasizes Collaboration in Solving State’s Drug Abuse and Addiction Issues

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While the coronavirus pandemic has drawn most of the attention over the last year, the opioid pandemic and other drug abuse and addiction issues have been steadily growing in Tennessee and across the nation. Faculty from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, University of Tennessee President Randy Boyd, community advocates, and faculty from other… Read More


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UTHSC Advisory Board to Hold Virtual Meeting May 12

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Advisory Board will meet virtually at 1 p.m. CDT May 12. 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 Board agenda include: Chancellor’s Report on… Read More


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UTHSC Students Grateful for In-Person Commencement Ceremonies May 7-19

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Fourth-year dental student Tony Huynh is excited about the return of in-person commencement activities. “It has been a long really long time,” he said. “I am glad that we are able to manage the situation and move toward resuming our normal lives.” Huynh will be among the 792 new health care professionals participating in UTHSC’s… Read More