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UTHSC College of Pharmacy and AdhereHealth Partner to Help Underserved Communities During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Pharmacy has partnered with AdhereHealth to help keep underserved communities healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic. Nearly a dozen student pharmacists participated in a virtual experience aimed at providing outreach to low-income, elderly, disabled, and high-risk patients with chronic conditions who may be in need of additional… Read More


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UTHSC Mobile Food Pantry Addressing Food Insecurity in the Community

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More than 350 families received fresh produce, meat, and dry goods Thursday as part of the first mobile food pantry hosted by the UTHSC Office of Student Affairs and Community Engagement (SACE) in partnership with the UTHSC Shelby County Relative Caregiver Program and the Mid-South Food Bank. “The collaboration of all teams involved was nothing… Read More


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Symposium Shows Importance of Nursing Response in COVID-19 Pandemic

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Nurse leadership is vital to a robust response to a major health crisis like the COVID-19 pandemic, according to faculty, students and an alumna from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Nursing who presented during a virtual symposium June 25 titled “Leading Amidst Crisis: Nursing through a Pandemic.” Alisa Haushalter, DNP, RN,… Read More


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‘Radical Empathy’ Key to Addressing Structural Racism in Health Care

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“We are all going to have to get comfortable with being uncomfortable,” said Altha Stewart, MD, as she moderated a community conversation Wednesday hosted by the UTHSC College of Medicine titled, “Why Aren’t We All Mad? A Dialogue on Structural Racism in the Health Care System.” More than 400 joined Zoom for the dialogue, the… Read More


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Hunter Morris to Present Hepatitis C Research at National Native Health Research Training Conference

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Hunter Morris, PharmD, a health informatics and information management student in the College of Health Professions at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, will present the results of his research study at the third-annual National Native Health Research Training Conference. It will take place virtually later this month. Hepatitis C, a liver infection, caused… Read More


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“White Coats for Black Lives” Demonstration of Solidarity Held at UTHSC

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Several hundred students, physicians, health care and hospital workers, and community supporters gathered at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center at noon today for a display of solidarity themed “White Coats for Black Lives.” The peaceful protest was organized by UTHSC medical students and residents and the Bluff City Medical Society. It began with… Read More


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UTHSC College of Nursing Virtual Symposium To Offer Stories of Service on the Front Lines of COVID-19

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Nursing will host a free, live, virtual symposium, “Leading Amidst Crisis: Nursing through a Pandemic,” on June 25, from noon to 2:30 p.m. During this virtual event via Zoom, faculty and students from the College of Nursing will share stories of hope and perseverance from their… Read More


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Health meets Food™ Remotely As Culinary Medicine Course Moves Online

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The coronavirus pandemic has taken the UTHSC College Medicine’s Culinary Medicine course out of the kitchen on campus where it is traditionally taught, but the cooking and nutrition instruction has continued. Susan Warner, MD, clinical assistant professor in the Department of Medical Education in the UTHSC College of Medicine, continued the course remotely with the… Read More