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Faculty and Student Leaders Recognized at SGAEC Banquet

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Six outstanding faculty members at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center were honored by students from their colleges with Excellence in Teaching Awards at the annual Student Government Association Executive Council (SGAEC) Banquet held Monday at the Student-Alumni Center. The awards are vetted by the SGAEC representative for each college, as well as students… Read More


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Soi No. 9 Now Open in the UTHSC Food Court, Power Life Smoothies & Eats Moves to Student-Alumni Center

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Today, the popular food truck Soi No. 9 opened for business in the UTHSC Food Court, its first brick-and-mortar location. It joins local vendors Coletta’s, Southern Hands, and Power Life Smoothies & Eats on the UTHSC campus. Soi No. 9 is located in the space previously occupied by Power Life Smoothies & Eats. Power Life… Read More


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UTHSC Physician Assistant Program Granted 10 Year Accreditation

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The Physician Assistant Program in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center has been granted accreditation-continued status by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant, Inc. (ARC-PA). The UTHSC Physician Assistant Program received a 10 year accreditation, the highest given by ARC-PA. The accreditation-continued status is granted… Read More


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Department of Health Informatics and Information Management Wins Multiple Honors From Tennessee Health Information Management Association

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Five graduates of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Health Professions Department of Health Informatics and Information Management (HIIM) took home honors from the Tennessee Health Information Management Association Foundation’s (THIMA) Honoree Celebration held last month at the Hilton Memphis. The honorees are: Rebecca Reynolds, EdD ,RHIA, FAHIMA, department chair and professor,… Read More


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UTHSC Updates Campus Master Plan for Growth

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Nearly five years after launching its first Campus Master Plan in decades, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is beginning the process of updating its blueprint for growth. The 2019 UTHSC Campus Master Plan Update will present the long-term vision for the campus, linking the university’s future strategic and academic plans, facilities planning, and… Read More


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UTHSC College of Nursing Well-Represented at Nursing Health Policy Summit in Washington

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Kristin Fitchpatric, a DNP student in the UTHSC College of Nursing, believes part of her job as a nurse is to stay up to date on health policy. When she got the chance to apply to join a contingent from the UTHSC College of Nursing at the recent American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN)… Read More


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Chloe Chung Receives P.E.O. Scholar Award

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Chloe Chung, a PhD student on the Biomedical Engineering track in the College of Graduate Health Sciences at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), is one of 150 female doctoral students in the United States and Canada selected to receive a $15,000 P.E.O. Scholar Award from the P.E.O. Sisterhood. She was sponsored by… Read More


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Garrett Bowdle Selected As Core Ambassador for American Physical Therapy Association

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Second-year physical therapy student Garrett Bowdle has been selected to be a Core Ambassador for the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA). The position consists of serving as a communication liaison between the Student Assembly Board of Directors and each physical therapy and physical therapy assistant program in the state of Tennessee. The goal is to… Read More