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UTHSC Campus Police Department to Participate in “Booze It and Lose It” Traffic Safety Campaign

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The Campus Police Department of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is partnering with the Tennessee Highway Safety Office (THSO) for its “Booze It and Lose It” campaign from August 16 to September 4, surrounding the Labor Day holiday. This initiative coincides with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s “Drive Sober or Get Pulled… Read More


Outstanding UTHSC Team Members Honored at 2023 Health Care Heroes Awards

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s impact on health care in the Memphis community was evident during the Memphis Business Journal’s 2023 Health Care Heroes Awards Thursday night. Faculty and staff from UTHSC and partner teaching hospitals joined outstanding winners and finalists from across the city’s health care landscape in being honored at the… Read More


Walking in Memphis: Campus Police Promote Pedestrian Safety

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Mary Frances Braslow, program administrator for the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, had no idea who was escorting her across Madison Avenue in the crosswalk in front of the College of Pharmacy Building this morning. Not surprising, because her escort was wearing a black-and-white-striped zebra… Read More


New Leadership, Strategic Plan Update Focus of Summer Advisory Board Meeting

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During the summer meeting of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Advisory Board Aug. 11, members learned about recent achievements across the six colleges, implementation of the university’s new strategic plan, and leadership transitions. Phil Wenk, DDS, board chair and chief executive officer of Delta Dental of Tennessee, welcomed two new members, Corinne Gibson,… Read More


Rachel Kay Stevens Therapy Center at UTHSC to Host 7th-Annual Art Show and Auction

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The Rachel Kay Stevens Therapy Center (RKSTC) at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is hosting its 7th-annual Art Show and Auction online Friday, August 25 – Sunday, August 27. Proceeds from this event benefit the pediatric pro-bono occupational therapy clinic at UTHSC in helping the uninsured and underinsured in the Mid-South. More than… Read More


UTHSC Advisory Board to Meet Aug. 11 in Memphis

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Advisory Board will meet Friday, August 11, at 10 a.m., in the Mooney Library, 875 Monroe Ave., on the Memphis campus. On the agenda: Clinical workforce pipelines Chancellor’s report Strategic plan update While the meeting will be conducted in person, it will also be available to view online.… Read More


College of Nursing Doubles Partnerships to Expand Access to Nursing Programs

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Nursing has doubled its Partnership Enrollment Program (PEP) this year from five partner schools to 10 to address the nursing shortage and the need for diversity in the nursing profession. The PEP agreements guarantee admission to UTHSC Nursing programs for students who meet certain prerequisites. Most… Read More


Boucher retires after nearly 40-year “wonderful journey” in College of Pharmacy

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Ask Brad Boucher, former interim dean of the College of Pharmacy, what he is most proud of from what he calls the “wonderful journey” of his nearly 40-year career in the College of Pharmacy at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, and his answer is simple – teaching the students. An accomplished educator, clinical… Read More