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UTHSC To Graduate 137 New Health Care Professionals During 2019 Winter Commencement

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  The University of Tennessee Health Science Center will present degrees to 137 new health care professionals December 12, during its 2019 Winter Commencement at 1 p.m. at the Cannon Center for the Performing Arts in Memphis. Four graduates from the College of Dentistry, 14 from the College of Graduate Health Sciences, 25 from the… Read More


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2019 Campus Food Drive at UTHSC Brings in 20 Boxes of Food and More Than $1,500 for the Mid-South Food Bank

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Faculty, staff, and students at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center donated 20 boxes of food and $1,542.97 in monetary donations to the Mid-South Food Bank as a result of the 2019 Campus Food Drive. UTHSC partners with the Mid-South Food Bank each year to host a campus food drive during the holiday season.… Read More


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Prescription Drug Drop Box Available for Use on Campus

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Thanks to the efforts of Generation Rx, a pharmacy student organization at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center dedicated to educating the general public about medication safety,  a prescription drug drop  box is now on campus to properly dispose of unwanted or used medications. It is located in the lobby of the UTHSC Campus… Read More


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Record-Breaking Year for UTHSC, Chancellor Schwab Reports

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UTHSC Chancellor Steve J. Schwab, MD, summed up the 2018-2019 academic year as a “record-breaking year” for the university. In his 10th-annual State of the University Address on Friday, the chancellor said the university has achieved “national-level” performance in both the education and clinical arenas, citing annual performance metrics with record graduates and revenue. He… Read More


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UTHSC’s College of Nursing DNP Program Produces Largest Number of Nurse Practitioners in Tennessee

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Kristin Fitchpatric remembers exactly when she decided to become a nurse. She was 21, and her mother was in the intensive care unit of a local hospital. The prognosis wasn’t good. “The interactions with the nurses in the hospital went far beyond patient care. They prayed with me, hugged me and loved on me,” she… Read More


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Healthy Living Program Enforces Positive Change

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Debbie Long learned about the Healthy Living Program while participating in another campus recreation activity. “I participate in one of the walking group on campus,” said Long, a training specialist in the Department of Human Resources at UTHSC. “Suzanne Apperson is the walking leader in my group, so she and another walker who previously went… Read More


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UTHSC Students Spread Awareness About Dangers of Smoking, Vaping

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Medical, nursing, and pharmacy students from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center visited six elementary schools in Memphis this month to educate students about the dangers of smoking, chewing tobacco, and vaping/e-cigarettes through the annual TAR WARS program. TAR WARS is a school-based, tobacco-free education program. Developed by the American Academy of Family Physicians… Read More


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UTHSC College of Nursing Changing Lives

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In the new issue of the UTHSC Nursing Magazine you’ll discover the many ways the college is improving patient outcomes and shaping the future of the profession; meet new leadership in the college; learn program highlights including pass rates, enrollment numbers, and scholarships available to students; and recaps from exciting events including the NightinGala, Golden… Read More