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New Advisory Board for UTHSC Meets February 14 in Memphis

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The advisory board for the University of Tennessee Health Science Center established by the UT FOCUS Act passed by the state legislature will hold its inaugural meeting February 14, 2019, on the UTHSC campus in Memphis. The meeting will be in Suite 305 of the Student-Alumni Center, 800 Madison Avenue, from 1 until 4 p.m.… Read More


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UTHSC Campus Police Announce S.A.F.E. Campaign Participation for Third Year

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The Campus Police Department at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) is partnering with the Tennessee Highway Safety Office (THSO) for its sixth annual Seatbelts Are For Everyone (S.A.F.E.) campaign. The campaign concludes August 1. This statewide initiative is designed to increase seatbelt usage and child passenger safety restraint usage through the implementation… Read More


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Learning About Others Key to Understanding

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Note: This month, the Office of Equity and Diversity will be talking with UTHSC leaders in recognition of Black History Month. Darrylinn Todd, EdD Associate Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs and Enrollment Services (AFSA) OED: What does Black History Month mean to you? Why is it important? Dr. Todd: Black History Month is a time of reflection,… Read More


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Pediatric Dentistry and Community Oral Health Raise Almost $5,000 to Grant Wish for Young Boy

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The Pediatric Dentistry and Community Oral Health Department in the College of Dentistry at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center raised almost $5,000 to grant a special wish for an Oklahoma boy. Teague Niebrugge, a seventh-grader at Dear Creek Middle School in Edmond, Oklahoma, lost his vision at age five. His family later learned… Read More


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UTHSC Food Court Reopens Today, Brings New Vendors to Medical District

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The food court at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center reopened for business today, bringing several local food vendors to the campus and the surrounding Memphis Medical District. Coletta’s and Power Life Smoothies & Eats are now serving customers. Southern Hands will open Tuesday and Soi No. 9 is expected to open the first week… Read More


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UTHSC and Memphis VA Key Participants in National Study Showing Link Between Low Blood Pressure and Reduced Risk of Mild Cognitive Impairment

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Researchers at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) and the Memphis Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Center were part of the SPRINT MIND (Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial Memory and Cognition IN Decreased Hypertension) multisite clinical trial, which released study findings today showing that intensive lowering of blood pressure reduced the risk of mild… Read More


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Focusing on Clinical Excellence

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Check out the latest issue of the UTHSC College of Dentistry Magazine. In this issue you’ll meet the new dean, Dr. James Ragain and learn about his vision for clinical excellence; discover how the new Department of General Dentistry is improving continuity in dental education; find out the many ways the college is making dental… Read More


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Meeting of New UTHSC Advisory Board Canceled

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Due to scheduling conflicts, the inaugural meeting of the new advisory board for the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, which was originally set for January 10 in Nashville, has been canceled. It will be rescheduled for a later date. Only a bare quorum of four members was available to attend the meeting. Although the… Read More