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Like Mother, Like Daughter: UTHSC Nursing Legacy Continues in Houston County

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Mother and daughter share love for nursing instilled in them by the UTHSC College of Nursing.

Continuity of care is more than a philosophy at the Hilcrest Clinic in Erin, Tennessee. It is a way of life. For nearly 30 years, Robin Black, FNP, BC, PNP, BC, has worked as a nurse practitioner at the small, privately-owned clinic in rural Houston County. Her daughter Piper Black, BSN, hopes to follow in… Read More


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UTHSC Professor Emeritus of Pharmacy Earns Doctor of Nursing Practice Degree at 72

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Among the 149 recent winter graduates of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is a Professor Emeritus from the College of Pharmacy, who has earned her Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree at age 72. “I suppose I am one of those lifelong learners,” said Candace Brown, PharmD, DNP, who received a DNP degree… Read More


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UTHSC Reaccredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

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The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) has reaffirmed its accreditation of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center for another 10 years. This reaccreditation is without any adverse findings or recommendations. Thus, UTHSC does not have any individual interim reporting requirements until the next full reaccreditation in 10 years. SACSCOC… Read More


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UTHSC to Graduate 149 New Health Care Professionals in 2021 Winter Commencement Ceremony

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center will hold its 2021 Winter Commencement ceremony Monday, December 13, at 11 a.m., at the Cannon Center for the Performing Arts. Degrees will be presented to 149 graduates, including 58 from the College of Nursing, 35 from the College of Medicine, 43 from the College of Graduate Health… Read More


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New Student Choir Plans Holiday Concert for Campus December 10

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The Hippocratic Notes, a new choral group of M1s, plan a free holiday concert on Friday at noon in the Schreier Auditorium in the Student-Alumni Center.

It was 68 degrees in Memphis last Tuesday afternoon, but a group of students from the UTHSC College of Medicine were in the Student-Alumni Center singing, “Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow.” All M1s, they are members of the Hippocratic Notes, a new student choir at UTHSC. They were practicing for their… Read More


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Buckley Confirmed as New Chancellor for the University of Tennessee Health Science Center

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Dr. Peter Buckley

Peter F. Buckley, MD, became the 11th chancellor of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) today, after a unanimous confirmation vote by the University of Tennessee System Board of Trustees. His appointment is effective February 1, 2022. Most-recently dean of the School of Medicine at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) and executive vice president of medical affairs for the VCU Health… Read More


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UTHSC College of Nursing Site of New Regional Telehealth Training Center

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The UTHSC College of Nursing is the site of a new regional telehealth training center.

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Nursing has been selected as the first satellite telehealth training center in Tennessee by the South Central Telehealth Resource Center. The new training center, scheduled to open in January, will offer a much-needed resource to train health care providers in telehealth services, which have grown exponentially… Read More


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UTHSC Advisory Board Holds Final Meeting for 2021

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Advisory Board met virtually Wednesday for its last meeting of 2021, receiving a condensed look at UTHSC Chancellor Steve Schwab’s 2021 State of the University Address and an overview of the numbers behind the university’s anticipated tuition recommendation for FY 2023. Anthony Ferrara, CPA, MAS, senior vice chancellor… Read More