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UTHSC Celebrates Dedication of Methodist University Hospital Shorb Tower

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center Chancellor Steve Schwab, MD, commended partners Methodist University Hospital during a dedication ceremony held December 12 of their nearly completed $275 million Shorb Tower. The dedication was part of Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare’s year-long centennial celebration. “Methodist has created an environment of cutting edge patient care, a robust… Read More


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Medical Alumni Show Appreciation Through Multiple Luncheons Across The State

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The Office of Development and Alumni Affairs at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is showing appreciation to College of Medicine faculty and residents across the state. Last month, for the second year, five resident and faculty appreciation lunches were held at UTHSC’s regional partner hospitals in Middle and East Tennessee. Luncheon sites included… Read More


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Diversity Certificate Program Graduates 26 UTHSC Professionals From Its Fall 2018 Cohort

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The Office of Equity and Diversity at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center Thursday graduated 26 faculty and staff members from the fall 2018 cohort of its Diversity Certificate Program (DCP). Started in fall 2017, the program aims to develop a more knowledgeable workforce by enhancing competencies and capacity around diversity and inclusion, in… Read More


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Thomas C. Laughner Named Director of Teaching and Learning Center

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Thomas C. Laughner, PhD, has been named the Director for the Teaching and Learning Center (TLC) at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Dr. Laughner will oversee the design, development, delivery and evaluation of the services offered at the TLC. Dr. Laughner will be responsible for the services offered through TLC which include academic… Read More


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UTHSC Among Top Workplaces in Memphis For Fifth Consecutive Year

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For the fifth consecutive year, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center has been named one of the Top Workplaces in the Greater Memphis area by The Commercial Appeal. The recognition is based solely on employee surveys conducted for the newspaper by Energage, a leading research firm on organizational health and employee engagement. UTHSC was among… Read More


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Interim UT President Randy Boyd Visits UTHSC Friday, November 30

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Randy Boyd, the new interim president of the University of Tennessee System, will visit UTHSC Friday as part of a statewide tour of UT campuses and institutes to kick off his tenure. Boyd’s tour to meet with faculty, staff, and students across the state began with a stop at UT Martin today. He will continue… Read More


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Two Teams of Multi-State Investigators Chosen as Collaborative Health Disparities Research Award Winners

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: The Delta Clinical and Translational Science Consortium has chosen two research teams as the 2018 Collaborative Research Network (CORNET) Awards in Health Disparities Research winners. The CORNET Awards in Health Disparities Research were created by leaders within the consortium to stimulate innovative, interdisciplinary, team-based health disparities research that involves investigators from the University of… Read More


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College of Medicine Encourages Mentoring with Learning Communities

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Even before she was in her current position, Susan Brewer, MD, knew she wanted to bring learning communities to students in the College of Medicine. Once she became associate dean for Student Affairs, Dr. Brewer set a plan in motion. The UTHSC MPOWER program was born, with collaboration from faculty and staff, including Matthew Ennis,… Read More