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UTHSC’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing Best in State On Two National Rankings

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UTHSC College of Nursing's BSN program ranked as best in the state on two national lists.

  The Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Nursing is ranked as the best program in the state on two important new lists that measure quality. The college has the highest-ranked BSN program in Tennessee on U.S. News & World Report’s list of undergraduate… Read More


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UTHSC Launches Resources Website to Support Health Care Workers Battling COVID-19

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Health care workers are experiencing stress and burnout, after fighting COVID-19 for more than a year and and half.

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center has launched a resources website designed to help health care workers and first responders take better care of themselves, after spending more than a year and a half on the front lines of the battle against COVID-19. The Resources for Health Care Workers website, uthsc.edu/coronavirus/healthcare-workers-resources.php, offers links to… Read More


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UTHSC PA Program Gets Spotlight as UT System President Randy Boyd Visits Memphis

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UT System President Randy Boyd meets with UTHSC PA Students.

When UT System President Randy Boyd made a stop at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center Wednesday on his “Everywhere you look, UT” tour, he had the opportunity to meet with faculty and students from UTHSC’s Physician Assistant Program. “If you want to be a leader who can serve their team, you have to… Read More


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UTHSC Physician Assistant Program Focuses on Serving Tennessee

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PA student train in CHIPS. The program had a record number of applicants this year.

U.S. News & World Report ranked the profession of physician assistant as the Number 1 Best Job, Number 1 Best STEM Job, and Number 1 Best Health Care Job in 2021. Kristopher Maday, MS, PA-C, program director and associate professor in the Physician Assistant (PA) Program at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, already felt… Read More


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BSN Student Persists to Graduation Despite Health Crises

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  With degrees in biology and public health, James Davis had been part of the health care world for years when he decided to become a registered nurse. “I wanted that patient interaction,” he said. What he didn’t realize was that he would also receive a front-row seat to the patient’s perspective while pursuing his… Read More


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Russell Named Vice Chancellor for Academic, Faculty and Student Affairs at UTHSC

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Dr. Cindy Russell

Cynthia Russell, PhD, RN, has been named vice chancellor for Academic, Faculty and Student Affairs (AFSA) at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Dr. Russell has served as the interim vice chancellor for AFSA since December 2020. With almost three decades of service to the university, Dr. Russell has also served as the associate… Read More


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Graduate Student Researchers Working to Unlock Secrets of SARS-CoV-2

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PhD student researcher Mariah Taylor in the RBL

Graduate research assistant Mariah Taylor has had the chance to be in the middle of COVID-19 pandemic research in a way that few at her level have experienced. A student in the Biomedical Sciences program in the Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Biochemistry, Taylor is working in the UTHSC Regional Biocontainment Laboratory (RBL) to help… Read More


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UTHSC College of Nursing Achieves National Recognition as Center of Excellence

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The National League for Nursing (NLN) has recognized the high standards of education in the UTHSC College of Nursing by designating the college as an NLN Center of ExcellenceTM in the category of Enhancing Student Learning and Professional Development. The designation is for a four-year term: 2021-2025. “This recognition is a reflection of our college’s… Read More