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April is Child Abuse Prevention Month

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April is designated as Child Abuse Prevention Month. Across the state, Child Abuse Prevention Providers help raise awareness by planting Pinwheel Gardens. Each pinwheel honors one of the 95,000 babies expected to be born in our state this year – and represents the belief that getting it right early in childhood is less costly than… Read More


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Second Annual Race for the Summitt 4-Miler!

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The Second Annual Race for the Summitt 4-Miler benefiting The Pat Summitt Foundation will be held on Saturday, March 22, 2014 at 9am here on the UTHSC campus! The event, hosted by The University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Pharmacy’s American Pharmacists Association Academy of Student Pharmacists (APhA-ASP) chapter, supports the former Lady… Read More


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Junius L. Taylor Named Director of Campus Recreation for UTHSC

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Ken Brown, JD, MPA, PhD, FACHE, executive vice chancellor and chief operations officer of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has named Junius L. “J. Lee” Taylor, MEd, MBA, as the director of Campus Recreation.


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A Day in the Life photo shoot

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The 2014 Yearbook Staff is inviting all students, faculty and staff to take part in showing all that goes on during a day at UTHSC. Here’s how: On Wednesday, Feb. 5, shoot photographs of UTHSC faculty, staff and students as they take part in the day’s activities. (Big Important Note: Please observe HIPPA regulations and… Read More


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Chandra Alston, MBA, Named Associate Vice Chancellor of Human Resources for UTHSC

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Ken Brown, JD, MPA, PhD, FACHE, executive vice chancellor and chief operations officer at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has named Chandra Alston, MBA, as the associate vice chancellor of Human Resources, effective immediately. 


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Professor Linda Nichols of UTHSC Awarded $597,313 Grant to Study Whether Dementia Caregiver Interventions Reduce Health Care Costs

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In the United States, nearly 11 million caregivers provide 12.5 billion hours of care annually to those with Alzheimer’s disease, according to Linda Nichols, PhD, professor of Preventive Medicine and Internal Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC).


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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center Raises More Than $3,500 for Pacific Typhoon Relief Efforts

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) raised $3,569.05  to aid the victims of Typhoon Haiyan, which slammed into the eastern Philippines on November 8. Morning and afternoon fund drives were held on the campus on November 13, with students, faculty, staff, members of the local health care community and the public contributing. Physical… Read More


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UTHSC Communications and Marketing Team Earns Platinum MarCom Award in 2013 International Competition

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The Communications and Marketing Department of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) has earned top honors – Platinum – in the 2013 MarCom Awards. An international creative competition, the MarCom Awards recognize outstanding achievement by marketing and communications professionals. UTHSC’s team submitted only one entry in the annual competition titled, “BSN Reborn!” Entered… Read More