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UTHSC’s Detlef Heck Participates in Unique Program Merging Science and Spirituality

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Detlef Heck, PhD, an associate professor at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, recently got the opportunity to participate in a unique mix of science and spirituality in a classroom more than 8,000 miles away from his home campus. As a faculty member of the Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology at UTHSC, he is… Read More


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Free Flu Shots for UTHSC Campus October 16 at Boo Flu

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center wants to make sure you are doing your part on being protected from the flu virus this year by stopping by to receive a free flu vaccination at Boo Flu. The event will take place in the Madison Plaza Lobby on October 16 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.… Read More


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College of Pharmacy Establishes Faculty and Staff Endowed Scholarship

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This fall, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Pharmacy became the first among the six colleges on campus to establish and award a faculty and staff endowed scholarship. Eighty-six percent of faculty and staff in the college contributed to the scholarship as of August 31. The college has raised more than $29,000,… Read More


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Chancellor Says Growth in Enrollment, Clinical Revenue Make 2016-2017 a Win

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s academic and clinical performance over the last year has been at “a national caliber level,” Chancellor Steve Schwab, MD, said during his annual State of the University Address. Revenues were the highest ever for the university, and student recruitment and performance continued an upward trajectory. “I think we’ve… Read More


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Stewart Receives James G. Hughes Community Advocate Award from the Memphis Child Advocacy Center

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  Altha Stewart, MD, associate professor of psychiatry and director of the Center for Health in Justice Involved Youth at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), received the James G. Hughes Community Advocate Award from the Memphis Child Advocacy Center as a part of their Honors Day Celebration, which was held September 29… Read More


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Stephen E. Alway Named Dean of the College of Health Professions at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center

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Chancellor Steve Schwab, MD, of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center has named Stephen E. Alway, PhD, dean of the College of Health Professions. He will begin his new appointment on December 15, 2017. Dr. Alway previously served as chair of the Division of Exercise Physiology, executive chairperson of the Department of Human Performance… Read More


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College of Dentistry at UTHSC Reaccredited by American Dental Association

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  Dentistry Dean Timothy L. Hottel Moves to New Role a Director of Statewide Oral Health Initiatives for UTHSC The College of Dentistry at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center has received full reaccreditation from the Commission on Dental Accreditation of the American Dental Association, the nation’s largest dental association. The major programs in Dentistry… Read More


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Defending Childhood Shelby Improving Landscape for Shelby County Youth

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Local leaders, youth services providers, health care professionals, and law enforcement personnel came together in the spirit of collaboration toward the goal of improving the lives of children in Shelby County during a Trauma Informed Care Summit at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. The summit was hosted by Defending Childhood Shelby, a federally… Read More