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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


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UTHSC Reaccredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

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The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) has reaffirmed its accreditation of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center for another 10 years. This reaccreditation is without any adverse findings or recommendations. Thus, UTHSC does not have any individual interim reporting requirements until the next full reaccreditation in 10 years. SACSCOC… Read More


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Buckley Confirmed as New Chancellor for the University of Tennessee Health Science Center

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Dr. Peter Buckley

Peter F. Buckley, MD, became the 11th chancellor of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) today, after a unanimous confirmation vote by the University of Tennessee System Board of Trustees. His appointment is effective February 1, 2022. Most-recently dean of the School of Medicine at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) and executive vice president of medical affairs for the VCU Health… Read More


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UTHSC Advisory Board Holds Final Meeting for 2021

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Advisory Board met virtually Wednesday for its last meeting of 2021, receiving a condensed look at UTHSC Chancellor Steve Schwab’s 2021 State of the University Address and an overview of the numbers behind the university’s anticipated tuition recommendation for FY 2023. Anthony Ferrara, CPA, MAS, senior vice chancellor… Read More


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Pimentos Opens in UTHSC’s Madison Plaza Food Court

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Memphis-based Pimentos opened its newest location in the food court in the Madison Plaza on the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Memphis campus. Hours of operation are 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday through Friday. The restaurant joins Starbucks, Chick-fil-A, and Soi No. 9 in the university’s food court located in the lobby of… Read More


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UTHSC Advisory Board to Meet November 17

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Advisory Board will meet virtually Wednesday, November 17, at 2 p.m. CDT for its final meeting of 2021. Interested individuals are encouraged to watch the meeting online. Information to access the meeting is available at https://www.uthsc.edu/advisory-board/index.php. Items on the agenda are: The chancellor’s fall semester report and recap of… Read More