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UTHSC HIIM Student Among First Cohort of Sponsored Student Ambassadors for National Convention

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Tamika Douglas, a student in the Health Informatics and Information Management (HIIM) Program in the College of Health Professions at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, was one of 25 students in the country selected as a student ambassador for the recent American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) convention and exhibit recently held in… Read More


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UTHSC To Host Annual CPR/AED Event October 30

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UTHSC will host its annual CPR/ Automated External Defibrillator (AED) training course for faculty, students and staff that will teach them how to be successful first responders in the event of heart emergencies. Two classes will be held in the Student-Alumni Center Dining Hall at 8:45 a.m. and 12:45 p.m. on Tuesday, October 30. The… Read More


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UTHSC Promotes Community Health at Block Party for Peace

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Students and faculty from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Colleges of Nursing, Dentistry, and Pharmacy provided health care services during the 13th annual Block Party for Peace last month. Founded by Tennessee Representative Antonio Parkinson, the annual event focuses on peace, community empowerment, education, and living a healthy lifestyle in the North Memphis… Read More


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UTHSC Hosts Second Successful Harbin Summer Research Program

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For the second year, PhD students from Harbin Medical University in China spent time this summer in research labs at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. The UTHSC Harbin Summer Research Program brought five graduate students from China to spend a month on the Memphis campus. “Our intent was to give them an experience… Read More


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A Distinguished Past, A Bright Future

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Check out the latest issue of the UTHSC Medicine Magazine. In this issue you’ll meet the new dean for the College of Medicine, Dr. Scott E. Strome, and learn about his vision for the college; discover how our students are helping the global and local community, and learn about some of our illustrious alumni.


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September National Suicide Prevention Month, Memphis Crisis Center Always on Call

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently reported that suicide rates increased in nearly every state from 1999 through 2016 and more than 30 percent in half the states during that time, making suicide a leading cause of death in the United States. September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, but the Memphis Crisis… Read More


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UTHSC To Participate In Ride To Fight On! September 15

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Fourth-year medical student Peter Ketch got involved The Ride to Fight On! during his first year of medical school, after hearing about the West Cancer Center’s mission. “Professors, older students, and some physicians talked about it a lot and how much fun the event day was, so I had to sign up,” he said. “Each… Read More


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UTHSC Launches #takecare Campaign to Promote Student Emotional Health and Well-Being

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center will kick off a new #takecare campaign Wednesday designed to support the physical and emotional health and well-being of its students. The campaign is a key component of a campus-wide initiative launched earlier this year focusing on the mental health and resilience of students. Adopted after consultation and… Read More