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UTHSC College of Nursing’s 2019 NightinGala Honors Mid-South Nurses

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Nearly 250 nurses and supporters from across Memphis, Shelby County, and beyond attended the third-annual NightinGala Saturday hosted by the College of Nursing at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. The gala, held in conjunction with National Nurses Week (May 6-12), saluted the accomplishments of nurses and the impact the profession has on the… Read More


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UTHSC To Award 852 Degrees During Spring Commencement Exercises

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) will award degrees to 852 new health care professionals during its spring commencement ceremonies scheduled from May 7 through May 31. Each of the six colleges at UTHSC will hold a ceremony. The graduates include 119 from the College of Dentistry, 21 from the College of Graduate… Read More


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Master of Science In Pharmacology Program at UTHSC Ranks Fifth In Best Value

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According to the 2019 listing by BestValueSchools.com, the Master of Science in Pharmacology program at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) ranks at Number 5 of 25 in Best Value. The program is offered through the UTHSC College of Graduate Health Sciences. It is the first time the program has received the honor.… Read More


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College of Pharmacy Student Competes In NBC’s “American Ninja Warrior”

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Ask Benjamin Wilson which is more difficult, pharmacy school or being a ninja and he will tell you – both are challenging in their own right. The fourth-year pharmacy student was recently selected to compete in the regional competition of NBC’s “American Ninja Warrior” in Atlanta. Wilson, a native of Jackson, Tennessee, has been a… Read More


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Inaugural UTHSC Medicine African-American Alumni Reunion a Success

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The inaugural UTHSC College of Medicine African-American Alumni Reunion last weekend drew 120 alumni members and guests. They came to Memphis from Maryland, Georgia, Alabama, New Jersey, Texas, Mississippi, Illinois, Oklahoma, Florida, North Carolina, and Tennessee for the historic gathering that honored the past and looked to the future. In 1964, Alvin Crawford, MD, was… Read More


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UTHSC Medical Students Start Cradle of Health to Address Health Care Needs of the African Community

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A new, multidisciplinary student service organization has been created at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) to address the health care needs of people from African countries, who are now living in Memphis. Cradle of Health, which began this year, aims to bring awareness to health care issues affecting Africans from the diaspora… Read More


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UTHSC in Top 10 on Safest Colleges in America List

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center is ranked in the Top 10 among the 2019 Safest Colleges in America, according to a list released this month by the National Council for Home Safety and Security (NCHSS). The organization compiled the list using data from law enforcement and FBI crime reports. It looked at 490… Read More


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New Mind-Body Wellness Program at UTHSC Promotes Well-Being for Campus

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  When UTHSC College of Medicine Dean Scott Strome, MD, and his wife, Kimberlee, take a walk in the woods at Shelby Farms Park on April 27, they will be accompanied by more than two dozen medical students. The walk, officially called a YOGAhike, is being organized by Kimberlee Strome, a yoga and Pilates instructor… Read More