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TIP Program Aims To Increase Undergrad Student Interest in Health Care Careers

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Since 1986, the Tennessee Institutes for Pre-Professionals (TIP) program at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center has been inspiring students to pursue careers in health care. “Through the TIP program, we aim to prepare Tennessee’s underrepresented college students in professional academic health care programs through exposure to clinical shadowing opportunities, personal and professional development, standardized entrance exam… Read More


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3-D Anatomy Table Gives UTHSC Students An Interactive Edge in Learning

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Students at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) are being equipped to learn in a fun and interactive way, thanks to the Anatomage, a 3-D table that displays the human anatomy. The table became available on campus after the UTHSC Student Government Association Executive Council (SGAEC) decided that the table would be an… Read More


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Innovative Simulation Training in College of Nursing Aims to Inspire Compassion

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Health care simulation programs usually teach skills — how to perform a procedure or how to treat a condition. However, a recent simulation training in the College of Nursing at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center had less tangible, but equally as important goals. Seventy-four students participated in a daylong educational program titled, “A… Read More


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UTHSC’s New Registered Nurse First Assistant Program Only One in Tennessee

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A new Registered Nurse First Assistant (RNFA) program in the College of Nursing at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) is the first in Tennessee, and one of only a few nationally. The new program will prepare nurses with the skills needed to provide evidence-based care to surgical patients before, during, and after… Read More


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Graduate Student Jordan Ross of The University of Tennessee Health Science Center Receives NIH Fellowship to Study Fear Learning Mechanisms in Brain

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center announced today that Jordan Ross, graduate student in the Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology in the College of Medicine, is the recipient of a National Institutes of Health Fellowship. Ross will investigate the underlying mechanisms of sensory processing and plasticity, or changes, as they relate to fear learning… Read More


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2017 UTHSC Volunteer Your Voice Camp Makes Learning Fun

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Tyler Brandt-Ogle had a blast at summer camp, and learned a lot, too. The 11-year-old from Kodak, Tennessee, went to the Volunteer Your Voice Summer Camp in Knoxville, a one-week camp for children ages 8 to 15 with speech, language, and hearing impairments. The program gives the participants a traditional camp experience, while helping them… Read More


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Graduation Day Brings Degree and Engagement Ring for Two UTHSC Scientists

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At the recent UTHSC College of Graduate Health Sciences spring graduation, Zongtao Lin got a PhD in medicinal chemistry and a fiancée. Dr. Lin, 29, used the time allotted to each graduate to introduce family and friends during the post-ceremony luncheon to pop the question to Xian Han, 22, a student in the Integrated Biomedical… Read More


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UTHSC Resident James Earl Corley Finds Lessons Learned as Contestant on CBS’s “The Amazing Race” Make Him a Better Physician

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Internal medicine resident James Earl Corley, MD, was charting some orders in the busy ICU at Methodist University Hospital, when a family member of a patient stuck his head out of a door and asked, “Is your name James Earl?” The physician smiled and answered in the affirmative. “We thought that was you. He loves… Read More