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Davenport Goes to Capitol Hill to Fight for Financial Aid

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LeChelle Davenport, director of financial aid at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, recently visited Capitol Hill to lobby for lawmakers to keep several financial aid allowances intact during the reauthorization of the Higher Education Act (HEA). She and fellow National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA) member Sonya Stein, as a part… Read More


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University of Tennessee System Collaboration Publishes Research on New Diabetes Drug Discovery

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Researchers from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center have discovered a chemical compound that could lower sugar levels as effectively as the diabetes drug Metformin but with a lower dose. This new approach to diabetes drug discovery has been published in PLOS One, a peer-reviewed open access scientific journal. The research team includes scientists… Read More


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Lyndsay Pittman Named Registrar at UTHSC

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Lyndsay Pittman has been named registrar at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Her duties include implementing academic policies established by the Office of Student Affairs, managing the student record database, and handling the distribution of all formal student academic records in the Department of Student Affairs and Enrollment Services. Pittman is an Oklahoma… Read More


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LeChelle Davenport Named Director of Financial Aid at UTHSC

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LeChelle Davenport has been named director of Financial Aid at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Davenport will provide leadership, direct and evaluate the activities of the office and staff, and engage in the procurement of aid funds from federal, state, and private sources. She will plan, implement and execute the strategic vision of… Read More


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Lee Selected for CORNET Award in Drug Discovery and Development for Studying Anti-Tumor Immunity Treatments

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Sue Chin Lee, PhD, assistant professor of Physiology in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, has been awarded the UTHSC/Southern Research (SR) Collaborative Research Network (CORNET) Award in Drug Discovery and Development for studying treatments that target anti-tumor immunity. Nearly two years since its inception, the CORNET Awards have… Read More


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UTHSC Key Supporter in City’s New Bike Share Program

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Janine Twitchell is new to Memphis, but as an avid cyclist, she was happy to be part of the team from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center that took part in the inaugural bike ride today to kick off Explore Bike Share, the city’s new bike share program. “I love Memphis,” the administrative assistant… Read More


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Campus Police Pay Homage During National Police Week

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  Campus police personnel at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center honored their own last week, as they celebrated National Police Week. In 1962, President Kennedy proclaimed May 15 as “National Peace Officers Memorial Day,” and week in which the date falls, as “National Police Week.” Established by a joint resolution of Congress in… Read More


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CHIPS Simulation Operations Lead Receives Certification from Society for Simulation in Healthcare

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Jarrod Young, BSBME, simulation operations lead at the Center for Healthcare Improvement and Patient Simulation (CHIPS) at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, has received certification as a Certified Healthcare Simulation Operations Specialist (CHSOS) by the Society for Simulation in Healthcare. He is the only one in Tennessee to hold the certification, according to… Read More