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Audiology Student Breaks Barriers With Service Animal

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Lauren Armstrong’s Golden Lab cross Elroy is her personal alarm clock every morning. “He wakes me up every morning to my alarm and helps me cook breakfast by alerting me to a timer, which is essential if I am cooking anything in the oven,” she said. To the average person, this may seem like an… Read More


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UTHSC Working Every Day to Improve Community’s Health, EVC Ken Brown Says

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“We’re concerned about the things that impact this community,” Ken Brown, JD, MPA, PhD, FACHE, executive vice chancellor and chief operations officer for the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, today told members of the Executive Program Class of 2020 for Leadership Memphis. “Our work, every day, beyond education, is the overall health of the… Read More


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Faisal Hussain Featured in Association of Clinical Data Integrity Specialists Blog

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Faisal Hussain, MD, CCDS, CDIP, CCS, a second-year student in the Master of Heath Informatics and Information Management program in the College of Health Professions at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, was recently featured in the official blog for the Association of Clinical Documentation Integrity Specialists (ACDIS). The organization shares the latest tips, tools and… Read More


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Assistant Surgeon General Visits UTHSC, Advocates Expanded View of Oral Health Profession

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Rear Admiral Timothy Ricks, DMD, MPH, the Chief Dental Officer of the U.S. Public Health Service and Assistant Surgeon General, Monday urged students in the UTHSC College of Dentistry to focus on oral health as integral to overall health across the lifespan. “Part of my job is to impress on people the importance of oral health,”… Read More


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UTHSC Big Participant in Recent Block Party for Peace

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center joined hundreds in the city of Memphis for a block party geared toward improving the quality of life for our neighbors. “The Block Party for Peace is about improving people’s quality of life through education, employment and health,” said State Representative Antonio Parkinson, founder and organizer of Block… Read More


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UTHSC College of Dentistry Welcomes Assistant Surgeon General of the United States and Chief Dental Officer of the U.S. Public Health Service for Two-Day Campus Visit

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The UTHSC College of Dentistry will welcome Rear Admiral (Upper) Timothy Ricks, Chief Dental Officer of the U.S. Public Health Service and Assistant Surgeon General of the United States, October 7 and 8 for a two-day visit on campus. “This is an incredible honor for our college and the UTHSC campus,” said James C. Ragain,… Read More


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Strategic Plan, College of Nursing Efforts Spotlighted for Third UTHSC Advisory Board Meeting

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The UTHSC Advisory Board met September 30 for its final meeting of 2019 at the Student-Alumni Center on the Memphis campus. The agenda included a report from Chancellor Steve Schwab, MD. “It has been a challenging, but very successful year,” he said. The chancellor cited that the university had record numbers of students, graduates, residents,… Read More


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Department of Pharmacology Changes Name To Emphasize Research Focus

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The Department of Pharmacology in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center has changed its name to the Department of Pharmacology, Addiction Science and Toxicology. The new name emphasizes the growth of expertise and research-based methodologies in the department. The change comes as a result of the new areas of… Read More