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Michael Carter Shaped Nursing at UTHSC and Beyond

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For more than three decades, Michael Carter has helped shape nursing education at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. In doing so, he has also been a major influence on the profession in Memphis, across Tennessee, nationally, and globally. Formerly dean of the UTHSC College of Nursing and now University Distinguished Professor of Nursing,… Read More


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Leilani Collins Retiring from UTHSC

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“Never stop learning.” This is the final message that accomplished medical technologist and educator Leilani “Lani” Collins would like to share with her students as she transitions into retirement. Collins, who has served in her profession for more than four decades, is an associate professor in the Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences in the College… Read More


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Panda Named Fellow in the Royal College of Physicians- London

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Mukta Panda, MD, MACP, assistant dean for Medical Education and professor at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) College of Medicine in Chattanooga, has been named a Fellow in the Royal College of Physicians (RCP) – London. She will be recognized at the Royal College of Physicians 500th Anniversary Reception during their 2018… Read More


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Kumar and Wu Win RHAT Poster Contest; Emphasize Importance of Interprofessional Education

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Sajeesh Kumar, PhD, and Lin Wu, MLIS, AHIP, of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) won the faculty division award at the 2017 Rural Health Association of Tennessee (RHAT) Annual Poster Contest. The contest was a part of RHAT’s 23rd annual Rural Health Conference, which was held in November in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee.… Read More


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Womack Receives Laureate Award From The American College of Physicians

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Catherine Womack, MD, FACP, assistant dean of Student Affairs, interim chair of the Department of Preventive Medicine and co-chief of the Division of Internal Medicine in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennnessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), received the Laureate Award, from the Tennessee Chapter of the American College of Physicians (ACP). She… Read More


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Zachry’s Occupational Therapy Blog Ranked 26th By Feedspot

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Anne Zachry, PhD, OTR/L, chair and assistant professor in the Department of Occupational Therapy in the College of Health Professions at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has been recognized by Feedspot as having one of the top 75 occupational therapy (OT) blogs on the web. Her blog was ranked 26th by Feedspot. Dr.… Read More


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College of Medicine in Chattanooga Names Two New Vice Chairs

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R. Bruce Shack, MD, professor and dean of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine in Chattanooga, has named new vice chairs for two departments in the college. Mark Brzezienski, MD, FACS, has been appointed vice chair of the Department of Plastic Surgery. Benjamin Dart, MD, FACS, has been appointed vice chair… Read More


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UTHSC Makes ‘Top Workplaces’ List for Fourth Year

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center has been named one of the 2017 Top Workplaces in the Greater Memphis area by The Commercial Appeal. It is the fourth consecutive year the university has achieved the designation. The recognition is based solely on employee surveys conducted for the newspaper by Energage, a leading research firm on organizational… Read More