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UTHSC Occupational Therapy Students Host Art Show to Benefit Pro Bono OT Clinic

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Rachel Alderton, a second-year occupational therapy student at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, decided to volunteer to plan this year’s Rachel Kay Stevens Therapy Center Art Show and Auction after an interaction with a child who had a painting at last year’s event. “Last year, I went to the art show for the… Read More


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Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital Named a Best Children’s Hospital By U.S. News & World Report

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Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital has been named a Best Children’s Hospital by U.S. News & World Report. This is the ninth consecutive year Le Bonheur has been included in the prestigious list with recognition in eight specialties. Le Bonheur serves as a primary teaching affiliate for the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and trains… Read More


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Family Endowment Funds Additional Endocrinology Fellow at UTHSC

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The Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center has received a sizable endowment that will fund in perpetuity the cost of training an endocrinology fellow. The first James and Mary King Givens Endocrinology Fellow is made possible through an additional endowment to the James and Mary King Givens… Read More


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HIIM Student Hopes to Break Down Barriers to Quality Health Care

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Tamika Douglas, a student in Health Informatics and Information Management (HIIM) at UTHSC, considers herself a community activist. She is breaking down barriers as a volunteer for the Music City Riders United, a union group that advocates for bus riders, bus drivers, and mechanics in Nashville. She has spent more than 150 volunteer hours doing… Read More


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UTHSC, The Healing Center to Host National Suicide and the Black Church Conference June 12-13

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Professionals from all over the city of Memphis are coming together to discuss and provide insight into child and adolescent suicide, with a specific focus on the black community. The 9th biannual National Suicide and the Black Church Conference will take place at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) on June 12-13. This… Read More


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Rogers Uses Passion for Women’s Health Research as a Catalyst for Education, Receives Scholarship

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Fourth-year medical student Anna Joy Rogers is passionate about maternal and fetal health care. “Pregnancy and childbirth are critical times in the life of a woman,” Rogers said. “Additionally, they set the stage for the health of every individual.” Under the guidance of her research adviser, Giancarlo Mari, MD, chair of the Department of Obstetrics… Read More


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Training Future Scientists

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In the new issue of the UTHSC Graduate Health Sciences Magazine you’ll meet the next generation of investigators and scientists receiving training at UTHSC; learn how the college is partnering with universities from across the globe to bring PhD students to Memphis; and meet the faculty recognized for their excellence in teaching by students at… Read More


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College of Dentistry Commencement Honors Service Members

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When Randy Bagay walked across the stage today during the College of Dentistry’s commencement ceremony to take his military oath of office, he received a standing ovation. Three months ago, while completing his last semester as a dental student, Bagay was diagnosed with leukemia. A native Memphian and graduate of the University of Memphis, Bagay… Read More