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Kennard Brown, UTHSC Executive Vice Chancellor and Chief Operations Officer, Featured on the Funky Politics

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Dr. Kennard Brown, executive vice chancellor and chief operations officer for the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, talks about UTHSC, health care and its impact on the Mid-South on the Funky Politics. [efsflexvideo type=”other” url=”[efsflexvideo type=”other” url=”https://www.podbean.com/media/player/4twzm-649db3-pb?vjs=1&auto=0&from=share ” allowfullscreen=”yes” widescreen=”yes” width=”420″ height=”315″/]    


UTHSC To Honor Veterans on Campus at Annual Breakfast Reception

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On Friday, November 11, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center will celebrate and honor the veterans of the United States Armed Forces on campus by hosting “Honoring All Who Serve,” a Veterans Day observance. The breakfast reception will be held in the Student-Alumni Center’s O.D. Larry Dining Hall from 8:30 to 10 a.m. The… Read More


Scott Campbell Named Emergency Management and Safety Officer at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center

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Scott Campbell, a long-time emergency management official with the United States Coast Guard, has been named emergency management and safety officer for the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC). A native of Grosse Pointe, Michigan, Campbell comes to UTHSC from New Orleans, Louisiana, bringing 26 years of military experience in emergency management, physical security,… Read More


Kaplan-Amonette Department of Dermatology at UTHSC Growing; Expanding Clinical Practice

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If you have a suspicious-looking mole or a strange patch on your skin, Tejesh Patel, MD, FAAD, has some advice – get it checked out. And he wants you to know that, as faculty and staff at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), the Kaplan-Amonette Department of Dermatology is ready to help. “We’re… Read More


The University of Tennessee Health Science Center Names Retired Memphis Police Department Deputy Director Anthony Berryhill Chief of Police for the Memphis Campus

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After a three-month search, Ken Brown, JD, MPA, PhD, FACHE, executive vice chancellor and chief operations officer for the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, has named retired Memphis Police Department Deputy Director Anthony Berryhill chief of police for the UTHSC Memphis campus. He will serve in his new role beginning November 1. With the… Read More


Video Aims to Raise Awareness on Campus of Those with Special Needs

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National Disability Employment Awareness Month each October celebrates the many contributions of America’s worker with disabilities. For UTHSC’s observance, Amber Carter, publications coordinator in the Communications and Marketing Department, thought making a video would be a great way to raise awareness on campus of those with special needs. Carter, who has cerebral palsy, wrote, directed… Read More


UT Health Science Center: Shaping the Future of Health Care Since 1911

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[efsflexvideo type=”other” url=”https://www.youtube.com/embed/NiYDtugjwfQ?rel=0″ allowfullscreen=”yes” widescreen=”yes” width=”420″ height=”315″/] Editor’s Note: UTHSC had the chance to tell our story in the Aug. 29 edition of The Commercial Appeal. We are reprinting the story, along with the accompanying ad and our new campus video, all of which  spotlight the great things happening at UTHSC.  The University of Tennessee… Read More


Ignite the Torch Aims to Motivate Teens To Choose a Better Future

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Michael Stackens knows what a great impact a mentor can have on a young person. Now, he has dedicated his life to making sure others do, too. The former college athlete and intramural coordinator in the Department of Campus Recreation at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) is a founding member of an… Read More