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UTHSC Campus Community Stands In Unity Against Hate

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UTHSC student Kelcey Cooper stood in the crowded lobby of the General Education Building today as the campus community came together to take a public stand against hate. A physician assistant student, Cooper said she is saddened by the hatred and violence in the world today, but she is proud that the university would stage… Read More


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Neyland Stadium Delay Has Positive Impact on UTHSC’s Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology

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Plans to renovate Neyland Stadium on the Knoxville campus have been temporarily placed on hold, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Athletic Director Phillip Fulmer said last week. This decision significantly affects the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology, which is located in Knoxville and housed in South Stadium Hall. UT’s… Read More


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UTHSC Takes Stand Against Hate

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When students at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center were asked on Tuesday if they would sign a banner with a message of unity against hate, more than 400 stepped up to sign in roughly two hours. They were attending a Halloween event, but signing their name was more important to them. That banner… Read More


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Warrior Within Panel Promotes Messaging on Self-Care

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“I’m not a person who believes in luck,” UTHSC College of Pharmacy Dean Marie Chisholm-Burns, PharmD, MPH, MBA, FCCP, FASHP, FAST, said Wednesday, as she shared her story of growing up as the first college graduate in her family. She was speaking to an audience of students, faculty, and staff at a presentation called “Warrior… Read More


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UTHSC’s Anne Alexandrov, PhD, Receives $2.3 Million Grant To Study Optimal Positioning for Stroke Patients

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Large artery strokes, a form of ischemic stroke, are the most dangerous form of stroke. About 30 percent of the stroke cases seen in Memphis are classified as large artery acute ischemic stroke, and the way patients are positioned during the immediate ‘hyperacute’ hours after they experience this severe type of stroke could impact the… Read More


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Tejesh Patel Named in Memphis Business Journal’s Top 40 Under 40

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Tejesh Patel, MD, FAAD, chair of the Kaplan-Amonette Department of Dermatology in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, has been selected as one of the Memphis Business Journal’s Top 40 Under 40 in Memphis . The 40 Under 40 Awards salute men and women under the age of 40… Read More


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UTHSC Office of Equity and Diversity to Host Domestic Violence Panel Discussion on October 26

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The UTHSC Office of Equity and Diversity will be hosting a panel discussion focused on domestic violence and the resources available at UTHSC and the greater Memphis area to help those involved in unhealthy relationships. The discussion, entitled Domestic Violence: Seeking Assistance, will take place Friday, October 26 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the… Read More


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Medical Student Research Fellowship Program Encourages Aspiring Clinician-Scientists

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The Medical Student Research Fellowship (MSRF) Program at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) introduces students to biomedical research and careers in academic medicine, while providing the opportunity for professional and academic growth. MSRF enables UTHSC medical students, who are selected on a competitive basis, to engage in individualized research projects under the… Read More