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Paul Wesolowski Named Vice Chancellor for Strategic Partnerships

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After a national search, Paul J. Wesolowski, MBA, an accomplished health care leader, has been named the first-ever Vice Chancellor for Strategic Partnerships at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. The new position reflects UTHSC’s commitment to strengthening and expanding the clinical, educational, and all strategic partnerships across the state that are vital to… Read More


UTHSC Named Health Care Provider of the Year by Collierville Chamber of Commerce

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The Collierville Chamber of Commerce Tuesday named the University of Tennessee Health Science Center its 2022 Health Care Provider of the Year during its annual Excellence in Business Awards at the Hilton Memphis. According to the Chamber, the awards recognize organizations that set the standard of excellence and innovation in local business. UTHSC was selected… Read More


Kaleidoscope Story Slam a Display of Vulnerability, Inspiration

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Students, faculty, and staff all felt the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in ways that affected their workplaces, their confidence, their understanding of nursing, and their faith. Six members of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) community shared their COVID stories during the Second Annual Kaleidoscope Story Slam, presented by the UTHSC College… Read More


Brenda Murrell Appointed Associate Vice Chancellor of Sponsored Programs

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The Office of Research at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is pleased to announce the appointment of Brenda Murrell as associate vice chancellor for Research, Office of Sponsored Programs. In her new role, Murrell will oversee pre- and post-award functions, providing leadership, support and strategic direction for all sponsored research activities and administration. Her appointment… Read More


2023 Dentistry Magazine Highlights College of Dentistry’s Statewide Impact

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It is an exciting time for the College of Dentistry at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Not only is the college expanding on the Memphis campus, but it is continuing to grow its statewide reach with new opportunities for students and communities across Tennessee. Delta Dental Building Nearing Completion See the progress on… Read More


Hamilton Eye Institute Lions Club to Host 6th Annual Race for Sight 5K

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The Hamilton Eye Institute Lions Club at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is hosting the 6th-annual Brad Baker Honorary Race for Sight 5K on Saturday, March 4, at 9 a.m. The race will be held at the Tour de Wolf Pavilion at Shelby Farms Park, 500 North Pine Lake Dr, Memphis, 38120. The… Read More


The College of Dentistry at UTHSC to Hold Annual Give Kids a Smile Day February 23

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The College of Dentistry at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center will hold its annual Give Kids a Smile Day February 23, providing free dental services to 97 children and teens from Freedom Preparatory Academy in Memphis. For roughly a decade, the UTHSC College of Dentistry has participated annually in Give Kids a Smile… Read More


UTHSC CHIPS to Host Town Hall on Role of Simulation in Health Equity

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The Center for Healthcare Improvement and Patient Simulation (CHIPS) at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center will host a town hall February 22 to explore the role of simulation education in helping learners provide equitable health care. The event, titled “The Power of We,” will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. in the… Read More