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UTHSC Advisory Board Meets in Memphis, Approves FY 2023 Budget

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Advisory Board met Wednesday, May 11, in Memphis, welcoming new members, hearing a report from Chancellor Peter Buckley, MD, on his first few months in office, receiving updates from the deans of UTHSC’s six colleges, and approving the university’s FY 2023 budget, which raises its minimum wage to… Read More


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MD/PhD Student Receives Prestigious National Cancer Institute Funding 

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Jeremiah Holt has wanted to be a doctor since the first time he realized as a child that biology and anatomy were really guides to how life works. Later, he worked in a lab and found he also enjoyed asking questions.  It is probably no surprise that he is now among the cadre of medical… Read More


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UTHSC Nursing Alumnae Receive $10,000 for Rural Clinic After TODAY Show Appearance

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Mother-daughter nurses Robin and Piper Black, both alumnae of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Nursing, were featured on the T0DAY show Friday in recognition of Mother’s Day and the start of National Nursing week. Robin is a nurse practitioner, who has practiced in rural Erin, Tennessee, for nearly 30 years. Daughter… Read More


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UTHSC to Award 844 Degrees During 2022 Spring Commencement Ceremonies

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Nurses Sarah and Brandon May are among 844 graduates to receive diplomas during UTHSC's 2022 Commencement Ceremonies.

Brandon and Sarah May, both nurses, dream that one day they might operate their own rural health clinic to help people who are underserved and don’t have access to care. The couple take a major step toward that goal on Monday, when they graduate from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Doctor of Nursing… Read More


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College of Nursing Alumnae to be Featured on TODAY Friday

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The pair were filmed doing what they do together, taking care of the people of rural Erin, Tennessee. The footage will be shown during their live interview in New York Friday at 8 a.m. EST (7 a.m. CST).

An alumna of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Nursing and her daughter, who is graduating from the college next week, will be featured in the Mother’s Day coverage of NBC’s TODAY show in New York City on Friday, May 6, the first day of National Nurses Week. Alumna Robin Black, FNP-BC,… Read More


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UTHSC Advisory Board to Hold In-Person Meeting in Memphis May 11

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The UTHSC Advisory Board will meet in person May 11 in the Mooney Building on the Memphis campus.

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Advisory Board will meet Wednesday, May 11, from 1 to 4 p.m., in the Mooney Library, 875 Monroe Ave., on the Memphis campus. It will be the first time the board has met in person since the start of the pandemic. On the agenda: Introduction of new board… Read More


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College of Nursing Celebrates Nurses Week With NightinGala, Nurse Hero Awards, Runyan Community Nursing Award

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The 2022 NightinGala marks the first time since the pandemic that the annual celebration will take place in person.

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Nursing will begin National Nurses Week May 6 by recognizing nurse heroes at NightinGala 2022. The event, which celebrates excellence in nursing, will be held at the Hilton-Memphis from 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. Although NightinGala is in its sixth year, this will be the first… Read More


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Second UTHSC Giving Day Surpasses Donor Goal

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During the second UTHSC Giving Day on Tuesday, April 26, more than 950 alumni, faculty, staff, students, and friends of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center joined together to support the exciting work being done by the university. The one-day philanthropic event, which was led by the Office of Development and Alumni Affairs, encouraged donors to… Read More