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New West Cancer Center Opens, Bringing ‘New Day’ in Comprehensive, Multidisciplinary Cancer Care to Mid-South

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The East Campus location of West Cancer Center is “our chance to reinvent care for the high disease burden that cancer inflicts on our citizens,” David Stern, MD, the Robert Kaplan Executive Dean of the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), said Tuesday at the opening ceremony for the… Read More


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UTHSC Human Resources Employees Reach Out to Help Coworker in Need

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The mission of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) is centered around helping people. That mission applies internally, as well as externally. Support given recently to new employee Cassandra Caldwell is a perfect example. A benefits specialist in the Human Resources Department, she was the recipient of a financial gift organized by her… Read More


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UT Health Science Center Names Kenneth J. Bradshaw Director of Facilities, and Gary M. White Director of Architecture and Planning

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Emile J. David, associate vice chancellor for Facilities Administration at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has announced two appointments: Kenneth J. Bradshaw to director of Facilities Administration, and Gary M. White to director of Architecture and Planning. In the spring, Bradshaw officially assumed his new role, in which he has overall responsibility… Read More


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The West Tennessee Regional Forensic Center Begins Outreach to Strengthen Relationships with Area Law Enforcement Agencies

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The West Tennessee Regional Forensic Center (WTRFC) is hosting information and training sessions with investigators from local law enforcement agencies as part of a new effort to strengthen relationships with area entities that handle death cases. Detectives from the Bartlett, Collierville and Millington Police Departments are meeting with administrators and staff from the WTRFC today… Read More


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Tanara Teal-Tate Named Assistant Director of the Parking Authority for UTHSC

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Tanara Teal-Tate has been named as the assistant director of the Parking Authority for the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC). Her duties include taking a leadership and advocacy role with UTHSC Facilities Administration and Campus Police regarding parking lot planning, maintenance, cleaning, signage, enforcement, and management of special events. She is also responsible… Read More


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The Communications and Marketing Department at UTHSC Receives Three Awards in International Competition

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The Communications and Marketing Department at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) was recognized with three awards in two recent international competitions. The department received a Gold Award for each of its two entries in the 2015 Hermes Creative Awards and was a winner for its single entry in the 2015 Communitas Awards… Read More


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Unite Holds Informational Event to Raise Awareness of Importance of Inclusion on Campus

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Unite, a student organization concerned with improving the visibility, strength and support of the LGBTQI (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and intersex) community on campus, held an information event in the lobby of the 920 Madison Building recently. Unite joined with Student Academic Support Services (SASS) and the Office of Equity and Diversity (OED) to put… Read More


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UT Brand Added to Largest Hospital in Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare System

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The bright orange UT logo unveiled Wednesday, Feb. 25, on exterior signage at the largest and most comprehensive hospital in the Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare system is a striking symbol of a successful partnership that started more than a decade ago and continues to grow.