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140 New Health Care Professionals Graduating at UTHSC Winter Commencement

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The health care workforce will welcome approximately 140 new professionals as the University of Tennessee Health Science Center conducts its Winter Commencement on Thursday, December 14. The graduates include seven from the College of Dentistry, 10 from the College of Graduate Health Sciences, 23 from the College of Health Professions, 30 from the College of… Read More


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UTHSC’s Registered Nurse First Assistant Program Features State-of-The-Art Simulation Training

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A new program in the College of Nursing at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center educates nurses to work alongside surgeons in the operating room performing surgical procedures, including suturing, tissue handling, and controlling bleeding. The Registered Nurse First Assistant (RNFA) Program, the first of its kind in Tennessee and one of only a… Read More


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Women’s Resource Group Raises $1,200 for Mid-South Food Bank

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The Women’s Resource Group at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center raised $1,200 toward providing 3600 meals to families in the Mid-South. The funds were raised through donations from the first Women’s Resource Group Holiday Recipe Swap and Tasting Event held recently at the Student-Alumni Center to benefit the Mid-South Food Bank. “UTHSC has… Read More


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APhA-ASP To Host Community Health Fair on December 1

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On December 1, the American Pharmacists Association Academy of Student Pharmacists at University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) will host a community health fair in collaboration with Planned Parenthood and OUT Memphis, an advocacy organization for the LGBTQIA community. The event will take place from 1 p.m.-7 p.m. at the Sexton Community Center, located… Read More


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UTHSC Working to Increase Ranks of Males in Nursing

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Robert Kirby, a second-year student in UTHSC’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing program, comes from a family of nurses. “The love and respect that I witnessed them have for their patients, played a huge part in my decision,” he said, describing why he chose nursing. As the College of Nursing continues to grow, one of… Read More


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Nursing Students to Host Kickball Tournament to Benefit Le Bonheur

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Dust off those old sneakers and get ready to show support for the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Nursing as nursing students host Kicking for the Kids, a kickball tournament to benefit Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital. The event will be held on Saturday, November 11, at Tobey Park at 2599 Avery Avenue… Read More


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UTHSC College of Pharmacy Wins National Diversity Award

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The College of Pharmacy at the University of  Tennessee Health Science Center is the only pharmacy school in the country to receive the 2017 Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education. More than 140 institutions applied for the honor,… Read More


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Information Technology Services to Host Cybersecurity Training Events

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As we do more things online and on electronic devices, our risk of becoming a cyber attack victim increases. If you’ve seen the news lately, 2017 has been full of cybersecurity crime and breaches affecting small businesses and large corporations alike. The total costs per breach for organizations are the highest in the health care… Read More