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Campus Lactation Rooms Available to the UTHSC Community

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Three lactation rooms are now available on campus, providing a private space for all nursing mothers at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Initially developed by the Office of Inclusion, Equity, and Diversity (OIED) and Human Resources in 2018, two lactation rooms supported the needs of working mothers on campus. A third was later… Read More


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BSN Student Committed to Bringing Young Black Women to Health Care

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Nursing student Amber Balkcom is on a mission to help young Black women like herself pursue careers in health care. Balkcom, 24, from Jacksonville, Florida, is in the second semester of the three-semester accelerated BSN program in the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Nursing. She is also a co-founder of the National… Read More


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2021-22 Annual Report: UTHSC Cares for Tennessee

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As the state’s only public academic health care institution, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is committed to the health and well-being of every citizen in Tennessee. With six colleges – Dentistry, Graduate Health Sciences, Health Professions, Medicine, Nursing, and Pharmacy – our students, trainees, faculty, staff, and alumni impact health care from one… Read More


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College of Dentistry Volunteers help the Community

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When the world shut down early in the COVID-19 pandemic, students of the UTHSC College of Dentistry were looking for a way to help their community. So much was yet unknown about transmission of the coronavirus, and the college was adamant about protecting its students, faculty, staff, and patients from exposure. “They were just kind… Read More


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UTHSC Chancellor, a Native of Ireland, and the Greater Memphis Chamber Host Ambassador from Ireland for Business Luncheon

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It was his first trip to Memphis, but Daniel Mulhall, the ambassador from Ireland to the United States, must have felt right at home Friday when he visited the University of Tennessee Health Science Center for a luncheon. That’s because his host was Chancellor Peter Buckley, MD, who is a native of Dublin. “A hundred… Read More


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Alumnus Brings Dental Robotics Technology to UTHSC College of Dentistry

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Third-year dental student Benjamin Jones got what he called “a glimpse the future” for dental implant surgery recently. In an air-conditioned trailer parked behind the College of Dentistry at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, he watched a demonstration of Yomi, the first and only FDA-cleared robotic device for dental implant surgery. Representatives from… Read More


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Boucher Named Interim Dean of UTHSC College of Pharmacy

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Bradley A. Boucher, PharmD, FCCP, FNAP, MCCM, has been named the interim dean of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Pharmacy. On June 1, Dr. Boucher, currently the associate dean for Strategic Initiatives and Operations in the college, will succeed Marie Chisholm-Burns, PharmD, PhD, MPH, MBA, FCCP, FASHP, FAST, who served as… Read More


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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