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A Day in the Life photo shoot

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The 2014 Yearbook Staff is inviting all students, faculty and staff to take part in showing all that goes on during a day at UTHSC. Here’s how: On Wednesday, Feb. 5, shoot photographs of UTHSC faculty, staff and students as they take part in the day’s activities. (Big Important Note: Please observe HIPPA regulations and… Read More


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Chandra Alston, MBA, Named Associate Vice Chancellor of Human Resources for UTHSC

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Ken Brown, JD, MPA, PhD, FACHE, executive vice chancellor and chief operations officer at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has named Chandra Alston, MBA, as the associate vice chancellor of Human Resources, effective immediately. 


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Professor Linda Nichols of UTHSC Awarded $597,313 Grant to Study Whether Dementia Caregiver Interventions Reduce Health Care Costs

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In the United States, nearly 11 million caregivers provide 12.5 billion hours of care annually to those with Alzheimer’s disease, according to Linda Nichols, PhD, professor of Preventive Medicine and Internal Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC).


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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center Raises More Than $3,500 for Pacific Typhoon Relief Efforts

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) raised $3,569.05  to aid the victims of Typhoon Haiyan, which slammed into the eastern Philippines on November 8. Morning and afternoon fund drives were held on the campus on November 13, with students, faculty, staff, members of the local health care community and the public contributing. Physical… Read More


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UTHSC Communications and Marketing Team Earns Platinum MarCom Award in 2013 International Competition

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The Communications and Marketing Department of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) has earned top honors – Platinum – in the 2013 MarCom Awards. An international creative competition, the MarCom Awards recognize outstanding achievement by marketing and communications professionals. UTHSC’s team submitted only one entry in the annual competition titled, “BSN Reborn!” Entered… Read More


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UTHSC Bookstore Becomes a VolShop

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More merchandise and services for students and the Memphis community Memphis, Tenn. (Aug. 1, 2013) – University of Tennessee fans in Memphis now have an improved opportunity to purchase the branded orange-and-white merchandise that shows their school spirit with the grand reopening today of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center Bookstore as an official… Read More


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Sheila T. Champlin Promoted to Assistant Vice Chancellor for Communications and Marketing

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Memphis, Tenn. (July 11, 2013) – Sheila T. Champlin has been named the assistant vice chancellor for the Communications and Marketing Department at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), effective July 1. Since May 2006, she has served as director of the department, managing a staff of seven professionals and a variety of… Read More


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New, Full-time Energy Manager Whit Sutton of The University of Tennessee Health Science Center to Speak at Memphis and Shelby County Sustainability Summit

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On Wednesday, June 26, Whit Sutton will be featured as a speaker at the Memphis and Shelby County Sustainability Summit. Sutton is the first-ever full-time energy manager at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC). He will speak on the topic, “Reaping the Rewards of Smarter Energy Practices.” The session will take place from… Read More